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Ventilators, visors, volunteers and testing - More than a dozen more ways Warwick staff & students are helping respond to the pandemic

I promised to come back to you soon to tell you about even more about the work of many more of our dedicated staff and students I these challenging times and today I am keeping that promise. Here many more ways in which our students and staff are helping from ventilators, visors, and volunteering to helping produce more COVID-19 testing ,and providing online computing experiments for primary school children now learning at home.

In many cases we can’t name the individuals as we want to leave them in peace to get on with their work but where we can they are named below.

Once again I want to give my personal thanks to each and every one of them – they are all inspiring people that are helping us all in these difficult times.”

Professor Stuart Croft

Vice-Chancellor of the University of Warwick


Bionic hand made in 10 hours thanks to WMG, University of Warwick

A bionic hand can be made to measure in 10 hours and can grip using a moveable thumb. Designers and engineers from WMG, University of Warwick and UK industry, have been able to entirely 3D Print the device with embedded electrical circuitry to seamlessly connect sensors and actuators.

Thu 14 Nov 2019, 09:36 | Tags: 3D Printing, WMG, electronics, Biomedical Engineering, Sciences

VR headsets enable people of all abilities to experience life on-board unique tall ship

People with a range of abilities can use VR headsets to experience what it’s like on board one of the Jubilee Sailing Trust’s ships to encourage them to explore their ability and participate in a life changing voyage thanks to an app made by WMG student Tanin Aparimarn at the University of Warwick.

Tue 21 May 2019, 09:56 | Tags: 3D Printing, virtual reality, WMG

High-resolution scanning helps secure guilty verdict against child’s mother

Researchers from WMG at The University of Warwick, have used a high resolution X-ray (micro-CT) scanner, a novel 3D imaging technology more commonly employed in industry and materials research, to scan 9 week old Teri-Rae’s rib cage. The images were then used to support a bone specialists expert testimony, and securing a guilty verdict for the child’s mother

Thu 04 Apr 2019, 14:08 | Tags: University of Warwick, 3D Printing, WMG, Engineering, Sciences

Nano drops a million times smaller than a teardrop explodes 19th century theory

Droplets emanating from a molecular “nano-tap” would behave very differently from those from a household tap 1 million times larger - researchers at the University of Warwick have found. This is potentially crucial step for a number of emerging nano technologies, e.g., manufacture of nano-sized drug particles, lab-on-chip devices for in situ diagnostics, and 3D printers capable of nanoscale resolution.

Tue 12 Feb 2019, 15:17 | Tags: 3D Printing, Mathematics, Engineering, drugs, nanotechnology

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