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VR headsets enable people of all abilities to experience life on-board unique tall ship

People with a range of abilities can use VR headsets to experience what it’s like on board one of the Jubilee Sailing Trust’s ships to encourage them to explore their ability and participate in a life changing voyage thanks to an app made by WMG student Tanin Aparimarn at the University of Warwick.

Tue 21 May 2019, 09:56 | Tags: 3D Printing, virtual reality, WMG

Minister shown how WMG literally weaved design of Very Light Rail – Braided structure is super lightweight

WMG, at the University of Warwick, has worked with partners, to create a new design of incredibly lightweight Very Light Rail (VLR) vehicle frame which is weaved, or braided, from carbon fibre composites into a series of tubes to create a first prototype demonstrator frame. Parliamentary Under Secretary of State and Minister for Business and Industry Andrew Stephenson became one of the very first people to see the new design, outside of the research partnership, on a visit to WMG on 16th May.

Mon 20 May 2019, 09:41 | Tags: WMG, VLR, Sciences

Improving mental health in the workplace pilot is awarded £6.8m funding

The University of Warwick is delighted to be partnering with project leads Coventry University and West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) in a major, new, mental health pilot.

Thu 16 May 2019, 08:57 | Tags: WMG, research, psychology, mental health, WMS, Warwick Medical School

WMG partners with Triumph Motorcycles in electric motorcycle project

Triumph Motorcycles has announced a new collaboration with UK industry experts, academic leaders including WMG at the University of Warwick and Innovate UK, to develop specialist electric motorcycle technology which will provide significant input into potential future electric motorcycle offers from Triumph.

Wed 15 May 2019, 14:39 | Tags: WMG, Engineering

Pint of Science returns next week bringing scientists out of the lab and into your local pub

The public science festival, Pint of Science, kicks off next with experts from the Universities of Warwick and Coventry talking about their research work in a selection of pubs and venues around the Coventry and Leamington Spa.


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