Skip to main content Skip to navigation

Press Releases


Warwick academic in final six for young woman engineer of the year award

Dr Claire Lucas from the School of Engineering at the University of Warwick is a finalist in the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards 2019.

Tue 03 Dec 2019, 10:06 | Tags: Jaguar Land Rover, women, Engineering, Sciences

Malaria deaths could be reduced thanks to Warwick engineers

The resurgence of Malaria in high risk areas calls for new methods to combat the potentially dangerous situation. A collaboration between researchers at the University of Warwick and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine have found adding a barrier above a bednet can significantly improve the bednet’s performance, reduce the quantity of insecticide while expanding the range of insecticides that can be safely delivered via a bednet.

Mon 02 Dec 2019, 16:01 | Tags: medicine, Engineering, Africa, death, disease, Sciences, Health and Medicine

Car batteries can be frozen for safer transportation

Currently transporting damaged and defective car batteries is an expensive process as they need to be placed in an explosion proof box which costs thousands of pounds, however researchers from WMG at the University of Warwick in collaboration with Jaguar Land Rover engineers have been able to freeze batteries with Liquid Nitrogen.

Mon 02 Dec 2019, 13:18 | Tags: Jaguar Land Rover, WMG, Batteries, Sciences

Lasers, rockets and explosions as Christmas lectures return to Warwick

Lasers, chemical reactions and the biggest explosion allowed in Warwick Arts Centre are among the spectacles promised at this year’s Christmas Lectures at the University of Warwick.


Department for Transport to give keynote address at WMG’s Very Light Rail Conference

On the 28th November 2019, Steve Berry OBE, Head of Highways Maintenance, Innovation, Resilience, Light Rail and Cableways at the UK Department of Transport will give the keynote address at the Very Light Rail Conference being held at The Slate on the University of Warwick’s campus. He will speak about the potential for Very Light Rail to transform local public transport.

Fri 22 Nov 2019, 11:16 | Tags: WMG, VLR, Sciences

Older news