European universities reimagine education in the digital, post-pandemic age
Higher education across Europe needs to cut red tape, revolutionise lifelong learning, standardise digital platforms, and immerse students in research as well as employability skills from day one, according to new recommendations proposed by Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities.
Funding for new research to deliver cleaner and greener chemicals
Researchers have been awarded funding to work with a global leader in the speciality chemicals industry to create cleaner and greener chemical processing methods for everyday products in a bid to help the government meet its carbon neutral targets.
£1.3m doctoral scholarships in Global Sustainable Development for UK & EU students
The next generation of global sustainable development researchers is set to emerge thanks to a new kind of ‘transdisciplinary’ PhD programme at the University of Warwick for UK and EU students — made possible by £1,350,000 from the Leverhulme Trust.
BIFA longlists Lucy Brydon’s Body of Water for three awards
Body of Water, the debut feature film by director and screenwriter Lucy Brydon — who also teaches at her alma mater, the University of Warwick — has been longlisted for three British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs).
Favela communities made more resilient against COVID-19 with citizen data
A team of international development researchers, working with some of the poorest neighbourhoods in Brazil and Colombia to mitigate the effects of natural hazards, have adapted their project to help strengthen those communities’ resilience to the COVID-19 pandemic.