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Synthetic diamond and AI research at Warwick to shine in new industry partnerships

Projects that will combine the expertise and insight of University of Warwick researchers with that of business and industry to further developments in diamond-enabled technologies and to develop a Framework for responsible adoption of Artificial Intelligence in the financial services industry have received national funding.

Thu 22 Jul 2021, 11:48 | Tags: Physics, WMG, Engineering, research, Chemistry

High respiratory efforts in COVID-19 patients could result in self-inflicted lung injury

The impact of high breathing efforts on the lungs of patients suffering with acute respiratory failure due to COVID-19 has been investigated by researchers at the University of Warwick, who assessed the likelihood of resulting lung injury.

Mon 19 Jul 2021, 13:30 | Tags: Engineering, research, COVID-19

WMG battery vision powers into life with formal launch of UK Battery Industrialisation Centre

Margot James, Executive Chair and Dave Greenwood, Professor of Advanced Propulsion Systems from WMG, at the University of Warwick, were delighted today (15 July 2021), to be invited to the official opening of the UK Battery industrialisation Centre by The Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP, Prime Minister - bringing to reality a vision first set out by WMG in 2016.

Thu 15 Jul 2021, 15:11 | Tags: automotive, WMG, Engineering, Batteries

Discovery of microscopic metallic particles in the human brain

A UK-led international team of researchers has discovered elemental metallic copper and iron in the human brain for the first time. The team, comprised of scientists from Keele University and the University of Warwick, in collaboration with the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), used the UK’s national synchrotron Diamond Light Source, and the Advanced Light Source located in California (USA) to identify elemental metallic copper and magnetic elemental iron within the amyloid plaques, chemical forms of copper and iron previously undocumented in human biology.

Fri 11 Jun 2021, 11:39 | Tags: Engineering, Chemistry, School of Engineering, alzheimer's, Sciences

Efficiently "switching on” bacteria to produce high-value chemicals

High-value chemicals used in biofuels and pharmaceuticals can be made from bacteria by switching their chemistry to produce novel products. Researchers from the University of Warwick have found a way to drastically cut the cost of turning on these switches.

Tue 08 Jun 2021, 11:08 | Tags: Engineering, Chemistry, synthetic biology, WISB, Sciences

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