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Under pressure: Foundations of stellar physics and nuclear fusion investigated

Research using the world’s most energetic laser has shed light on the properties of highly compressed matter – essential to understanding the structure of giant planets and stars, and to develop controlled nuclear fusion, a process that could harvest carbon-free energy.

Fri 26 May 2023, 16:10 | Tags: Physics, Astrophysics, research

University of Warwick academic awarded funding from The British Academy/Wolfson Fellowships Awards

The British Academy/Wolfson Fellowships Awards will be providing funding to Dr James Poskett, Associate Professor in the History of Science and Technology at the University of Warwick.

Thu 25 May 2023, 14:41 | Tags: Faculty of Arts, Academic staff, British Academy, History

New treatment helps people stop addictive opioid painkillers used for chronic pain

Researchers at the University of Warwick and The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough have led a clinical trial, funded by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR), on a new treatment which can help people stop needing to use opioid painkillers to manage chronic pain.

Tue 23 May 2023, 16:20 | Tags: University of Warwick, medicine, research, WMS, pain, Addiction

The researchers tackling the world’s climate-driven water crisis

A safe supply of clean water is necessary for human survival – yet 2.2 billion people around the world lack access to this basic human right. A global crisis is looming on water security, which has been escalated by climate change.

Faculty of Arts Building awarded West Midlands Building of the Year

The University of Warwick’s new Faculty of Arts building was named the West Midlands Building of the Year at the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) West Midlands regional awards last night.

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