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‘Millennial bean’ could give UK a new home-grown plant protein

A new bean variety which could become the UK’s next commercial plant-protein crop has been harvested from a large scale field trial with a combine harvester for the first time this week.


Promoting low sugar drinks on touch screen menus encourages customers to make healthier choices

Fast food diners can be encouraged to make healthier choices by changing the position of items on the menu, a Warwick Business School study has found.

Mon 05 Aug 2019, 16:55 | Tags: Food, Warwick Business School

Disruptive 2D mass spectrometry spin-out secures seed investment

Verdel Instruments Ltd - a spin-out company of the University of Warwick UK – has developed new disruptive two-dimensional mass spectrometry (2DMS) technology and raised seed investment of over £230,000 from Longwall Ventures and Innovate UK.

 


Low-cost changes in hospital canteens could ‘nudge’ customers to healthier diets

Making healthy food easier to access in hospital canteens and food outlets, as well as increasing healthy options and reducing portion sizes, are the most effective ways of encouraging healthcare staff to improve their diets according to a new study from the University of Warwick.

Thu 24 Jan 2019, 12:59 | Tags: Health, Food, Warwick Medical School

Dame Fiona Kendrick DBE highlights universities’ role in employability as she received University of Warwick honorary degree

Universities that work closely with business and industry are best placed to equip their students with the skills for the world of work, according to Dame Fiona Kendrick DBE – “and I see the University of Warwick as being really at the fore of being externally focussed.”

Fri 18 Jan 2019, 09:57 | Tags: Food, Honorary Graduates, graduates, Business

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