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Warwick Engineer wins Women’s Engineering Society Prize

Dr Claire Lucas, from the School of Engineering has won the Women’s Engineering Society Prize at the IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year Award 2019 at the event last night, the 5th December 2019 at the Savoy in London.

Fri 06 Dec 2019, 14:18 | Tags: women, Awards, Engineering, Sciences

Warwick academic in final six for young woman engineer of the year award

Dr Claire Lucas from the School of Engineering at the University of Warwick is a finalist in the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards 2019.

Tue 03 Dec 2019, 10:06 | Tags: Jaguar Land Rover, women, Engineering, Sciences

Malaria deaths could be reduced thanks to Warwick engineers

The resurgence of Malaria in high risk areas calls for new methods to combat the potentially dangerous situation. A collaboration between researchers at the University of Warwick and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine have found adding a barrier above a bednet can significantly improve the bednet’s performance, reduce the quantity of insecticide while expanding the range of insecticides that can be safely delivered via a bednet.

Mon 02 Dec 2019, 16:01 | Tags: medicine, Engineering, Africa, death, disease, Sciences, Health and Medicine

Car batteries can be frozen for safer transportation

Currently transporting damaged and defective car batteries is an expensive process as they need to be placed in an explosion proof box which costs thousands of pounds, however researchers from WMG at the University of Warwick in collaboration with Jaguar Land Rover engineers have been able to freeze batteries with Liquid Nitrogen.

Mon 02 Dec 2019, 13:18 | Tags: Jaguar Land Rover, WMG, Batteries, Sciences

Lasers, rockets and explosions as Christmas lectures return to Warwick

Lasers, chemical reactions and the biggest explosion allowed in Warwick Arts Centre are among the spectacles promised at this year’s Christmas Lectures at the University of Warwick.


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