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Breakthrough made on the next big step to building the world’s most powerful particle accelerator

University of Warwick scientists have played a key role in a discovery that brings us closer to the construction of new types of high-power particle accelerators which would operate at particle energies higher than the Large Hadron Collider. For the first time scientists have observed muon ionization cooling – a major step in being able to create the world’s most powerful particle accelerator.

Thu 06 Feb 2020, 09:43 | Tags: Physics, research

India and London’s water quality and environment to be improved

Water quality monitoring in India and London will be locally improved thanks to researchers from the University of Warwick, who will partner with NGOs Thames21 and Earth5R to identify and co-develop citizen science methodologies to address both London and Mumbai’s water quality challenges.

Thu 06 Feb 2020, 09:26

Online tool for carers demonstrated for Minister of State for Care

A new tool to help carers manage the daily challenges of life when caring for a friend or loved one has been presented to the Minister of State for Care at Westminster. Professor Jeremy Dale of the University of Warwick has met with Caroline Dinenage MP from the Department of Health and Social Care to demonstrate Care Companion, a new online support tool developed by Warwick Medical School to support people with caring responsibilities across Warwickshire and Coventry.


Children’s mental health is affected by sleep duration

Depression, anxiety, impulsive behaviour and poor cognitive performance in children is effected by the amount of sleep they have researchers from the University of Warwick have found.

Tue 04 Feb 2020, 08:19 | Tags: children, Brain, mental health, childhood development

The sun as we've never seen it before - clearest and most detailed images of the Sun revealed

The clearest and most detailed images of the Sun have been captured by the largest telescope in the world. Just-released first images and videos from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope, which involves University of Warwick scientists, reveal unprecedented detail of the Sun’s surface, with experts saying it will enable a new era of solar science and a leap forward in understanding the Sun and its impacts on our planet.

Thu 30 Jan 2020, 16:19 | Tags: Physics, Astrophysics, research

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