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Warwick researchers shortlisted for major prize

Two projects led by Warwick researchers have been shortlisted for the 2019 Newton Prize, a prestigious award which celebrates outstanding international research partnerships aimed at tackling global challenges. A project exploring innovative cancer drugs and one studying the impact of forced evictions on economically underprivileged women in Jakarta are among the final 20 which will now be reviewed by a panel of expert judges.

 


What factors influence the ways people access and use antibiotics in low-and-middle-income countries?

It is often assumed that people use antibiotics inappropriately because they don’t understand enough about the spread of drug resistant superbugs. A new study published in the medical journal BMJ Open and led by Warwick researcher Marco J Haenssgen reveals that in fact basic understanding of drug resistance is widespread in Southeast Asia - and that higher levels of awareness are actually linked to higher antibiotic use in the general population.


New planet nine times the mass of Jupiter found in nearby star system

An international team including a University of Warwick astronomer has discovered a new planet around a nearby star.

Tue 20 Aug 2019, 11:31 | Tags: Physics, Astrophysics, research, Space

CBeebies presenter Maddie Moate heads line-up for University of Warwick’s day of exploring, discovering and experimenting

Discover dinosaurs, explore space, experiment with robots, and more as the University of Warwick throws open its doors to families from Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond for a jam-packed day of exciting activities.

Tue 20 Aug 2019, 10:54 | Tags: Event, families

Green space is good for your mental health – the nearer the better!

Living within 300m of urban green space such as parks, nature reserves or play areas is associated with greater happiness, sense of worth, and life satisfaction - according to a new study by researchers at the University of Warwick, Newcastle University and the University of Sheffield.


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