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How does your dog feel about training? A new research project aims to find out

On the first day of the Year of the Dog 2018, researchers at the Universities of Warwick, Cardiff and Scotland’s Rural College are launching a new website introducing an innovative research project that will study dog training as a means to explore how different training cultures shape the animal-human relationship, from the animal’s point of view as well as the human’s.

Fri 16 February 2018, 08:10 | Tags: Social Science, sociology, Faculty of Social Science, dogs

Surgical infections linked to drug-resistant bugs, study suggests

Patients having surgery in low income countries are more likely to develop an infection than those in wealthier nations, which may be linked to drug-resistant bacteria, research suggests.

Thu 15 February 2018, 16:23

Alan Rivett, longstanding Director of Warwick Arts Centre to retire

After an established career in arts administration, Alan Rivett started at Warwick Arts Centre as Deputy Director in 1990, becoming Director in 2001. In his 17 years as Director, Warwick Arts Centre has brought internally renowned artists to the Coventry venue, collaborated with the arts sector regionally, nationally and internationally and overseen refurbishments and building developments of the region’s largest arts centre.

Thu 15 February 2018, 08:14 | Tags: Warwick Arts Centre

WMG part of £30 million funding to help transform health through data science

WMG, at the University of Warwick, is a key partner in the Midlands site helping to deliver a £30 million project by Health Data Research UK, to address challenging UK healthcare issues using data science, which is looking at making game-changing improvements in people’s health by harnessing data science at scale across the UK. 

Light-activated cancer drugs without toxic side effects: fresh insight

Future cancer drugs that are activated by light and don’t cause the toxic side-effects of current chemotherapy treatments are closer to becoming a reality, thanks to new research made possible by the Monash Warwick Alliance, an intercontinental collaboration between the University of Warwick (UK) and Monash University (Australia).


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