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£1.5m donation drives UK-Japan collaboration in antimicrobial research

A £1.5 million donation will drive joint research into antimicrobial resistance (AMR) by scientists in the UK and Japan.

University of Warwick building shortlisted for RIBA West Midlands Building of the Year

The University of Warwick’s new Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Building (IBRB) has been shortlisted for the West Midlands Building of the Year award from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).

Onion Crisis: Researchers Combatting Destructive Crop Disease Costing Farmers £10m Annually

Researchers at The University of Warwick are working to safeguard one of the world's most crucial crops – the humble onion. Amidst growing concerns over the threat posed by Fusarium Basal Rot (FBR), a team of experts from the University is embarking on a groundbreaking project, run by the British Onions Producer Agency (BOPA), aimed at saving our crops and revolutionising FBR detection.

Fri 16 Feb 2024, 11:49 | Tags: Life Sciences, crops

British-grown beans available for purchase this World Pulse Day

New varieties of Britain’s favourite pulse are available for purchase this World Pulse Day (10th Feb). These UK Registered beans (URBeans) were created by Professor Eric Holub as part of his work to diversify British cooking using home-grown ingredients.

Fri 09 Feb 2024, 10:31 | Tags: Life Sciences, Wellesbourne, Warwick Crop Centre, Sciences

THE SOUND OF THE UNDERGROUND: What noisy worms tell us about soil health

Researchers are listening to earthworms to monitor soil health, in what could be a major innovation for maintaining soil health.

Historical medicine suggests a new way to use modern treatments

Combining honey and vinegar could be an old, yet new, way of treating persistent infections.

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