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Dodo’s violent death revealed

The famous Oxford Dodo died after being shot in the back of the head, according to breakthrough research by Oxford University Museum of Natural History and WMG at the University of Warwick.

Fri 20 April 2018, 00:01 | Tags: University of Warwick, WMG, History, Sciences

New research could literally squeeze more power out of solar cells

Physicists at the University of Warwick have today, Thursday 19th April 2018, published new research in the Journal Science today 19th April 2018 (via the Journal’s First Release pages) that could literally squeeze more power out of solar cells by physically deforming each of the crystals in the semiconductors used by photovoltaic cells. The paper entitled the “Flexo-Photovoltaic Effect” was written by Professor Marin Alexe, Ming-Min Yang, and Dong Jik Kim who are all based in the University of Warwick’s Department of Physics.

Fri 20 April 2018, 09:08 | Tags: Physics, solar power

Applications open for Midlands ICURe pilot programme to fund university researchers’ commercial ideas

University researchers are being offered up to £35,000 to take their commercially-promising ideas out of the lab and into the marketplace, thanks to a new competition being delivered by the University of Warwick.

 

Thu 19 April 2018, 11:33 | Tags: University of Warwick

Warwick and Leicester researchers help map the route to a highly skilled digital future for museums

Research from the University of Warwick and the University of Leicester, being launched today in Vancouver, will help to transform the ways UK museums use digital technologies to share their collections and engage new audiences with their work.


New insights into disabled young people who 'succeed but don't proceed' at school

Social factors including low expectations and experiences of bullying are creating barriers to higher education for young people with disabilities in England, according to new research from the University of Warwick and the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) published today in the British Journal of Sociology.


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