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Anti-microbial poles for public transport to be made in light of Covid-19 pandemic

A team including researchers from WMG at the University of Warwick, product designers Transport Design International (TDI), anti-microbial additive developers BioCote and Promethean Particles and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), led by Derby based manufacturers Composites Braiding Ltd (CBL), will produce lightweight composite grab-poles with an embedded anti-microbial property in their project AMICABLE, thanks to a £480,000 award from the Innovate UK Smart Grant scheme.

Wed 13 Jan 2021, 10:10 | Tags: Health, WMG, research, UKRI, COVID-19, Sciences

Warwick scientists design model to predict cellular drug targets against Covid-19

A computational model of a human lung cell has been used to understand how SARS-CoV-2 draws on human host cell metabolism to reproduce by researchers at the University of Warwick. This study helps understand how the virus uses the host to survive, and enable drug predictions for treating the virus to be made.

Wed 25 Nov 2020, 10:04 | Tags: School of Life Sciences, drugs, COVID-19, Sciences

LGBT+ in lockdown? Share your perspective with Queer/Disrupt

Queer/Disrupt, a student-led research collective based at the University of Warwick, wants LGBT+ creators and allies to submit their work for a new exhibition and permanent archive on the theme of “Queering the Quarantine.” 

Mon 23 Nov 2020, 15:11 | Tags: Modern Records Centre, art, LGBT+, COVID-19

WMG helped keep Tetley tea on shelves during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic

As the UK entered lockdown in March 2020 as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, panic buying of essential items including tea caused a massive spike in demand. With demand for products doubling in some instances, many companies struggled to keep up with supply, but Tata Consumer Products Ltd (TCPL), the parent of the Tetley tea brand in the UK, managed to keep tea on the shelves, with thanks to help from WMG, University of Warwick.

Mon 02 Nov 2020, 09:58 | Tags: supply chains, WMG, COVID-19, Sciences

A circular economy could save the world’s economy post-COVID-19

The World’s economy is feeling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic with many industries under threat. A group of researchers from the UK, Malaysia, Nigeria, UAE and Japan, led by WMG, University of Warwick have concluded that adopting circular economy strategies would be the best way for the world’s economy to recover, whilst enabling the transition to a low-carbon economy.


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