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Royal Astronomical Society’s Herschel Medal awarded to Warwick researcher

The Royal Astronomical Society’s 2018 Herschel Medal has been awarded to a University of Warwick astrophysicist - Professor Tom Marsh.

Santa has never been stuck up the chimney says Warwick quantum physicist

A researcher at the University of Warwick is challenging the theory that ‘Santa got stuck up the chimney’ by suggesting that he uses ‘quantum tunnelling’ to get himself in and out of our homes.

Wed 13 December 2017, 09:29 | Tags: Physics, Christmas, Quantum physics, Sciences

Solar power advances possible with new ‘double-glazing’ device

A new ‘double-glazing’ solar power device – which is unlike any existing solar panel and opens up fresh opportunities to develop more advanced photovoltaics – has been invented by University of Warwick researchers.

‘Monster’ planet discovery challenges formation theory

A giant planet – the existence of which was previously thought extremely unlikely – has been discovered by an international collaboration of astronomers, with the University of Warwick taking a leading role.

Professor Nasir Rajpoot and Dr Emma Pickwell-MacPherson receive Wolfson Research Merit Awards

Two University of Warwick academics have been recognised by the Royal Society’s Wolfson Merit Award scheme, awarded to outstanding scientists to support their research careers at UK universities.

Dr Emma Pickwell-MacPherson, of the Ultrafast and Terahertz Photonics Group in the Department of Physics, and Professor Nasir Rajpoot, an expert in cancer histology image analysis, will receive additional funding to support their research at Warwick over the next five years.

Thu 21 September 2017, 14:49 | Tags: Computer Science, Physics, Health, Grants, Awards, cancer, Health and Medicine

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