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Prestigious Royal Astronomical Society award for space weather expert

Leading physicist Professor Sandra Chapman of the University of Warwick has been awarded the 2022 Chapman Medal from the Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) for ‘paradigm shifting’ research into the physics of the solar wind and magnetosphere, our near-earth plasma environment.

Fri 14 Jan 2022, 16:12 | Tags: Physics, Astrophysics, research

Scientists are a step closer to finding planets like Earth

A UK-backed mission which which will search for Earth-like planets orbiting alien stars has been given the green light to continue with its development after passing a critical milestone review.

Fri 14 Jan 2022, 14:39 | Tags: Physics, Astrophysics, research, astronomy

University of Warwick astronomers to benefit as SDSS-V's robots turn their eyes to the sky

An observatory spearheading a groundbreaking astronomical survey has completed a key upgrade, which will allow University of Warwick astronomers to achieve the aim of surveying hundreds of thousands of our near-neighbour stars.

Thu 13 Jan 2022, 15:37 | Tags: Physics, Astrophysics, research

Practice guide by GSD researcher demonstrates how the University of Warwick is innovating in sustainability within education

A practice guide by Dr Alastair Smith demonstrates how the University of Warwick is innovating in sustainability within education through projects which enable students to enjoy practical engagement with real-world climate change issues, while developing their own knowledge and understanding in the process.

“Clunky and challenging” – views on getting married in England and Wales outlined in new briefing

The law on weddings in England and Wales has been too slow to respond to religious and cultural diversity and the increasing number of people who do not identify with any religion at all, finds a new study led by University of Warwick researcher Dr Rajnaara Akhtar of Warwick Law School.

Mon 10 Jan 2022, 12:00 | Tags: Policy, research, Politics, Faculty of Social Science, marriage, Law

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