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UK plastic recycling company receives £4.42m Government funding from Innovate UK for ground-breaking advanced recycling plant in the North East England

Advanced recycling company ReNew ELP, based in Teesside, has been awarded a £4.42 million grant from Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, to build the world’s first commercial-scale plastic recycling plant using Cat-HTR™ technology with WMG, University of Warwick. 

Fri 16 Oct 2020, 12:30 | Tags: WMG, recycling, Sciences

Professor Akwugo Emejulu recognised with fellowship of the Academy of Social Sciences

Warwick Professor of Sociology Dr Akwugo Emejulu has been recognised as one of the UK’s leading social scientists with the award of Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. Fellowships are awarded to academics who have not only made an outstanding contribution to research, but who have also applied their expertise to address current challenges in policy, education, society or the economy.

Fri 16 Oct 2020, 10:53 | Tags: Awards, sociology, society, Faculty of Social Science, feminism

University of Warwick miscarriage expert meets Duchess of Cambridge during visit to London miscarriage research centre

A University of Warwick expert in pregnancy and miscarriage joined scientists in meeting Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge during a visit to a miscarriage research centre in London.

Thu 15 Oct 2020, 14:02 | Tags: WMS, Warwick Medical School, Health and Medicine

Warwick researcher to investigate the link between apes and the evolution of human language

Dr Adriano R. Lameira, from the Department of Psychology at the University of Warwick, has been awarded a prestigious UKRI Future Leader Fellowship, for his project: The ape and the first word: Understanding the origins and evolution of the first linguistic structures in the human clade through comparative research.

Thu 15 Oct 2020, 10:56 | Tags: psychology, linguistics, UKRI, Evolution, speech, Sciences

WMG and Senergy Innovations Ltd launch graphene enabled all polymer solar thermal cell

Thanks to funding from BEIS (Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy) a team of researchers led by Professor Tony McNally, from WMG, at the University of Warwick in partnership with Senergy Innovations Ltd have developed the first nanomaterial enabled all polymer solar thermal cell. The thermal properties of the polymers employed are modified such that heat from sunlight can be transferred with high efficiency to heat water in a cheap and sustainable manner.

Thu 15 Oct 2020, 09:34 | Tags: 3D Printing, WMG, Engineering, Polymers, renewable energy, Sciences

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