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Warwick University announces new trial to measure air quality on campus

CLIMO from Bosch will be trialled by the University of Warwick to measure the air quality around campus by monitoring particulates and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in the air for two years at two different sites, launching today, 20th June 2019 – UK Clean Air Day.

Thu 20 Jun 2019, 09:48 | Tags: School of Life Sciences, Environment, Campus news

Construction begins on new hi-tech greenhouse at the University of Warwick’s Wellesbourne Campus

Work is underway on an innovative new greenhouse research facility at the University of Warwick’s Wellesbourne Campus.


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

Beer and fodder crop has been deteriorating for 6000 years

The diversity of the crop Sorghum, a cereal used to make alcoholic drinks, has been decreasing over time due to agricultural practice. To maintain the diversity of the crop and keep it growing farmers will need to revise how they manage it.


The milkweed bug’s orange wings and DNA: how insects’ diets are revealed by the genome

An international collaboration of researchers, including from the School of Life Sciences at the University of Warwick, have sequenced the genome of the milkweed bug, enabling scientists to understand at the molecular level what makes the bug, from its colourful development to its toxic diet.

Tue 02 Apr 2019, 08:02 | Tags: School of Life Sciences, genome, Sciences

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