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University of Warwick technician wins prestigious Papin Prize

A technician from the University of Warwick has won a prestigious Papin Prize at the HETS (Higher Education Technicians Summit) conference in Birmingham on the 25th June 2019.

Steven Hindmarsh from the University of Warwick was given the award for technical excellence in supporting a Core Research Facility – The Electron Microscopy Research Technology Platform.

Wed 26 Jun 2019, 12:07 | Tags: University of Warwick, Physics, Awards, research, Prize, Sciences

Northern lights’ social networking reveals true scale of magnetic storms

Magnetic disturbances caused by phenomena like the northern lights can be tracked by a ‘social network’ of ground-based instruments, according to a new study from the University of Warwick.

Fri 21 Jun 2019, 11:28 | Tags: Physics, Astrophysics, research

The ‘Forbidden’ Planet has been found in the ‘Neptunian Desert’

An exoplanet smaller than Neptune with its own atmosphere has been discovered in the Neptunian Desert, by an international collaboration of astronomers, with the University of Warwick taking a leading role.

Wed 29 May 2019, 08:35 | Tags: Physics, Astrophysics, astronomy, Sciences

Three exocomets discovered around the star Beta Pictoris

Three extrasolar comets have been discovered around the star Beta Pictoris, 63 light years away, by an international team including a University of Warwick researcher.

Wed 22 May 2019, 10:39 | Tags: Physics, Astrophysics, research

Warwick technicians nominated for prestigious Papin Prize

Three technicians from the University of Warwick have been nominated for the prestigious Papin Prize out of 20,000 technicians from Universities across the UK.

Tue 21 May 2019, 14:15 | Tags: Physics, School of Life Sciences, research, Sciences

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