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New ways to stop caller ID spoofing to be investigated

Fraudsters regularly use a fabricated caller ID to look like they are calling from a trusted source to convince people over the phone to hand over money. The current solution, which the Federal Communications Commission is urging telecom providers in the US to adopt, requires a globally trusted authority, but such authority is difficult to manage. Researchers at the University of Warwick will find new ways to tackle this problem without requiring trusted authorities or modifying the existing telecommunication infrastructure, thanks to a grant from the EPSRC.

Thu 26 Mar 2020, 10:04 | Tags: Computer Science, Cyber Security, elderly, psychology, Sciences

Autonomous guided vehicles to transform horticultural labour shortage

An Autonomous Guided Vehicle is being designed by researchers at WMG, University of Warwick in a bid to help the horticultural sector tackle a labour shortage.

Thu 12 Mar 2020, 12:48 | Tags: robots, Food, agriculture, robotics, WMG, AI, Sciences

Female Engineer elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts

Professor Wanda Lewis, from the School of Engineering at the University of Warwick has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

In 2004, she was elected a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers, which means that she is one of a very few, if not the first female to hold Fellowships at both the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Royal Society of Arts.


Microbial interactions in aquatic environments to be investigated

The microbes found in aquatic environments and their interactions will be investigated by Warwick researcher Professor Orkun Soyer, thanks to an investigator award from The Gordon and Betty Moore foundation.

Wed 11 Mar 2020, 15:15 | Tags: Life Sciences, Environment, water, Evolution, Sciences

Leaving your baby to ‘cry it out’ has no adverse effects on child development

Leaving an infant to ‘cry it out’ from birth up to 18 months does not adversely affect their behaviour development or attachment, researchers from the University of Warwick have found, they also discovered that those left to cry cried less and for a shorter duration at 18 months of age.

Wed 11 Mar 2020, 00:13 | Tags: development, children, psychology, childhood development, Sciences

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