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University of Warwick announces expert delegation to attend COP26

The University of Warwick has announced its delegation of 17 attending the global climate conference, COP26, in Glasgow in November. The university is one of a limited number of institutions to have been granted official observer status by the UN-led conference, which is being hosted by the UK.


Researchers call for armchair astronomers to help find unknown hidden worlds

Astronomers at the University of Warwick have joined partners around the world in launching a new online initiative, calling for volunteers to come forward and help to search for extrasolar planets.

Wed 20 Oct 2021, 15:54 | Tags: Physics, Astrophysics, astronomy, Sciences

New deep learning algorithm can pick up genetic mutations and DNA mismatch repair deficiency in colorectal cancers more efficiently

A new deep learning algorithm created by researchers from the University of Warwick can pick up the molecular pathways and development of key mutations causing colorectal cancer more accurately than existing methods, meaning patients could benefit from targeted therapies with quicker turnaround times and at a lower cost.

Wed 20 Oct 2021, 12:09 | Tags: Technology, Computer Science, Computers, cancer, AI, cells

The Apocalypse is Now! and Sampling Sounds of Coventry’s Future - October events revealed

A festival taking place this month is aiming to answer big questions such as What does the future of Coventry sound like? and How accurately do blockbuster sci-fi space films like Gravity nail the actual science?


Metal forming to be cleaner and greener thanks to UKRI fellowship

The future of smart metal forming will be investigated by Dr Ed Brambley at the University of Warwick thanks to his award of a UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship. The fellowship enables him to perform blue-skies research in mathematical modelling in continuum solid mechanics and plasticity, the outcome of which could be used to provide predictive theoretical models to make industrial metal forming greener and cleaner.

Fri 15 Oct 2021, 10:14 | Tags: WMG, Mathematics, Mathematics Institute, UKRI, Sciences

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