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Mental health nurse and founder of It Takes Balls to Talk receives honorary doctorate from University of Warwick

Commenting on receiving the honour, she said: “The MBE was amazing but this is more personal, and it is a great honour to have an honour again!”

Thu 18 Jul 2019, 16:56 | Tags: University of Warwick, Honorary Graduates, WMS

Entrepreneur and fitness expert Born Barikor has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Warwick.

"It is such an honour to be recognised for making a difference to people," he comments.

Thu 18 Jul 2019, 12:59 | Tags: University of Warwick, Honorary Graduates

University of Warwick apologises for failings and announces action plan to improve handling of disciplinary processes

The University of Warwick has announced an action plan to improve its handling of student disciplinary and appeals processes, including those relating to sexual misconduct. This follows recommendations from an independent review, led by Dr Sharon Persaud, which is published today in full.

Wed 10 Jul 2019, 14:00 | Tags: University of Warwick

Do passengers prefer autonomous vehicles driven like machines or like humans?– research finds that “peeking round” corners provides answers

Passenger and pedestrian confidence and acceptance will be key to the future and development of autonomous vehicles so researchers at WMG at the University of Warwick have just conducted and reported an experiment to see which autonomous vehicles driving style engendered the highest levels of confidence among autonomous vehicles passengers – driving with full machine efficiency, or driving in a way that emulates average human driving.  The surprising result was that neither was optimal but that a blend of both might be best.


University of Warwick technician wins prestigious Papin Prize

A technician from the University of Warwick has won a prestigious Papin Prize at the HETS (Higher Education Technicians Summit) conference in Birmingham on the 25th June 2019.

Steven Hindmarsh from the University of Warwick was given the award for technical excellence in supporting a Core Research Facility – The Electron Microscopy Research Technology Platform.

Wed 26 Jun 2019, 12:07 | Tags: University of Warwick, Physics, Awards, research, Prize, Sciences

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