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UK closer to net-zero steel thanks to new WMG and Tata Steel partnership

Hot rolling of laboratory cast steel sampleMore sustainable, low-carbon steel and electric vehicle batteries are the target of a new two-year technology development programme between WMG at the University of Warwick and Tata Steel, as part of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult.


CO2 consuming concrete technology showcased at COP26 to be tested at University of Warwick

Technology developed by Concrete4Change that can make concrete a carbon sink rather than carbon producer will be trialled and tested by researchers from the University of Warwick. The technology which could revolutionise the concrete industry on a global scale, has been showcased and won an award at COP26.


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

Lone musicians to play with virtual ‘timing-sensitive’ colleagues in a new immersive rehearsal platform

A system that will enable musicians to play alone, but as if part of a live ensemble, is being developed by researchers from WMG, University of Warwick, led by the University of Birmingham.

Tue 23 Mar 2021, 12:39 | Tags: Technology, WMG, music

Identifying banknote fingerprints can stop counterfeits on streets

Since the introduction of plastic (polymer) banknotes in 2016, the number of counterfeit notes on the streets has increased, however, researchers from Department of Computer Science at the University of Warwick have developed a novel technique called Polymer Substrate Fingerprinting, which identifies every banknote’s fingerprint which is unique and unclonable.

Tue 23 Mar 2021, 10:06 | Tags: Technology, Computer Science, manufacturing, polymer, money, Sciences

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