Both Coventry’s universities announce funding for local artists to create digital art to support run up to Coventry City of Culture 2021
The University of Warwick and Coventry University have launched a joint project that will fund local artists to work with researchers to create digital art works that will be showcased this summer in a special digital exhibition in conjunction with the Coventry City of Culture Trust. They will then kept in the Coventry City of Culture Digital Archive.
Professor Wanda Lewis, from the School of Engineering at the University of Warwick has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
In 2004, she was elected a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers, which means that she is one of a very few, if not the first female to hold Fellowships at both the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Royal Society of Arts.
Over 5,000 people visited the University of Warwick’s special science themed Family Day at the weekend. Among them was seven-year-old Evie Williams who won the University’s Rube Goldberg machine competition.
A research project led by Professor Vicki Squire of the University of Warwick’s Department of Politics and International Studies has inspired a new artwork, Routes to Peace?, by international artist and activist Salma Zulfiqar.
The University of Warwick has announced the open air screening of several international sporting events, as well cultural treats like opera and ballet on campus this summer.