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Seven-year old inventor sees her machine made real at University of Warwick’s Family Day

Over 5,000 people visited the University of Warwick’s special science themed Family Day at the weekend. Among them was seven-year-old Evie Williams who won the University’s Rube Goldberg machine competition.


‘Millennial bean’ could give UK a new home-grown plant protein

A new bean variety which could become the UK’s next commercial plant-protein crop has been harvested from a large scale field trial with a combine harvester for the first time this week.


Researchers resolve catch 22 in graphene based molecular devices

The conductivity of Graphene has made it a target for many researchers seeking to exploit it to create molecular scale devices and now a research team jointly led by University of Warwick and EMPA have found a way past a frustrating catch 22 issue of stability and reproducibility.

Tue 17 Sep 2019, 21:55 | Tags: Engineering, Sciences

Elusive compounds of greenhouse gas isolated by Warwick chemists

Nitrous oxide (N2O) is a potent atmospheric pollutant. Although naturally occurring, anthropogenic N2O emissions from intensive agricultural fertilisation, industrial processes, and combustion of fossil fuels and biomass are a major cause for concern. Researchers at the University of Warwick have isolated elusive transition metal compounds of N2O that provide clues into how it could be used in sustainable chemical technologies.

Tue 17 Sep 2019, 11:26 | Tags: climate change, Chemistry, Environment, gas, Sciences

“Nextrode” project to revolutionise the manufacturing of battery electrodes

The Faraday Institution funded “Nextrode” project, involving WMG at the University of Warwick, will research ways to make electrodes for Li-ion batteries which unlock the electrochemical potential of their ingredients.

Wed 04 Sep 2019, 09:54 | Tags: WMG, research, funding, Batteries, electric vehicles, energy, Sciences

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