Thanks to £300,000 of funding from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) we are launching a number of internal funding opportunities.
The Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) is a new fund for Research and Development that was announced as part of the Government’s Industrial Strategy. It will likely amount to £4.7bn of funding during the period 2017-2018 to 2020-21, and will be managed by UKRI from April 2018.
Many congratulations to Dr Nikos Zygouras, Associate Professor (Reader) in the Department of Statistics for obtaining a prestigious EPSRC Early Career Fellowship.
We’ve finished our work to install an advanced new battery testing facility next to WMG’s Energy Innovation Centre (EIC).
Congratulations to Dr Matthew Jenner, Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellow in the Department of Chemistry, who has been awarded a BBSRC Future Leader Fellowship.
Researchers from the Department of Politics and International Studies (PAIS) have secured research funding from the prestigious Leverhulme Trust in the form of a Leverhulme Research Project Grant and a Major Research Fellowship.
Congratulations to Richard Lilford, Professor of Public Health, who has been awarded a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2018 New Year Honours list in recognition of his services to health research.
Catch up on two audio Q and A’s with members of the Alan Turing Institute for Data Science who on a recent visit to campus; delivered a Town Hall meeting, met with Turing Fellows and discussed the Turing’s current and future work with Warwick’s Data Science community.
The University of Warwick is to host an open session in the Oculus with Professor Philip Nelson CEO of the EPSRC on Wednesday 17 January 2018.
This week the Government launched the ‘Industrial Strategy: Building a Britain fit for the future’, setting out a long-term vision for how Britain can build on its economic strengths, address its productivity performance, embrace technological change, and boost the earning power of people across the UK.
As part of the University’s commitment to the highest ethical standards of research, a new online training course in ‘research integrity’ is now available at warwick.ac.uk/ritraining
Hear from Dr Kate Astbury (School of Modern Languages and Cultures) as she discusses her research, collaboration on public engagement and impact activities, and how research affects teaching.
Researchers from across the university have recently been awarded the first round of Warwick impact funding.
As a research led university ranked in the top 10 in the UK we are constantly working to make our research stand out on the global stage by maximising the excellence, impact and contribution of each of our disciplines.
Professor Laura Green OBE, Deputy Pro Vice Chancellor (Research) at the University of Warwick, has been appointed to the Council of the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC).
Low back pain affects 540 million people worldwide, but too many patients receive the wrong care. Worldwide, overuse of inappropriate tests and treatments such as imaging, opioids and surgery means patients are not receiving the right care, and resources are wasted. Low back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide, affecting an estimated 540 million people at any one time.
A new book by Professor Ben Clift, Professor of Political Economy in the University of Warwick’s Department of Politics and International Studies, explores how the International Monetary Fund (IMF) used its resources and reputation to shape economic policy in response to the biggest financial crash since the Great Depression of the 1930s.
Robert Llewellyn hosted TV’s Scrapheap Challenge, starred as one of the crew of the spaceship Red Dwarf, and runs the popular ‘Fully Charged’ YouTube channel about renewable energy.
He spoke on Monday 19th March 2018, at WMG, University of Warwick about his passion for renewable energy.
Scientists from the University of Warwick will be helping to promote an important public health message about tuberculosis (TB) this weekend in Coventry.
Dr Georg Löfflmann from the University of Warwick’s Department of Politics and International Studies was the keynote speaker at a recent conference in Mexico City held as part of the British Council’s Future Leaders Connect: Policy Incubator project. The Mexico event used the theme of migration as a way of exploring how young people can challenge narratives and influence public policy more broadly.
The University of Warwick has been named as one of the world’s top 20 Most International universities by the Times Higher education – ranked 19th overall and 7th in the UK.
Businesses from around the country are coming to the University of Warwick to learn how they collaborate with one of the world’s leading research universities.
The Physical Sciences Industry Day, on the 19th March, will showcase Warwick’s research capabilities and how they can be directed towards the research development and productivity challenges of industry - and is free to attend.
Ford cars could be more fuel efficient and environmentally friendly, thanks to a new lightweight rear suspension component, designed by the award-winning Innovate UK project Composite Lightweight Automotive Suspension System (CLASS), involving WMG at the University of Warwick.
New work from the University of Warwick shows how a microscopic ‘railway’ system in our cells can optimise its structure to better suit bodies’ needs.
The University of Warwick is leading a project to help unemployed people with long term pain conditions back into work.
Cutting-edge virtual reality technology and an original 1985 Sinclair C5 – you can get your hands on both of these (and many more amazing technology) at the University of Warwick’s Engineering Day later this month.
Students and staff at Warwick Business School are celebrating after its online MBA was ranked the best in the world by the Financial Times.
Bacteria could be programmed to efficiently produce drugs, thanks to breakthrough research into synthetic biology using engineering principles, from the University of Warwick and the University of Surrey.
The University of Warwick/Kenilworth continue their campaign to reach the national semi-finals and extend their historic winning streak.
Seeing women only as mothers and victims is harmful to effective counter-radicalisation work, according to a new report by the University of Warwick’s Dr Jennifer Philippa Eggert, in partnership with the Berghof Foundation. The report is believed to be the first such study focusing on grassroots initiatives.
In a series of interviews and a workshop Dr Eggert explored the ways that grassroots organisations in Germany, the UK and Lebanon have successfully integrated women into their work, and developed a set of best practice recommendations.
University of Warwick researchers have contributed to an intensive training course for special education teachers held over five days in Konya, Turkey, sharing best practice and innovative ideas from an international research project into the education of deaf and hearing impaired children.
Electric vehicle charging infrastructure on UK roads is to be advanced, thanks to a new £5.6 million project – funded by Innovate UK – to develop Vehicle-2-Grid (V2G) technologies, involving WMG at the University of Warwick.
Millions of pounds are being wasted each year on NHS management consultants who are causing a service already under pressure to be less efficient rather than making things better, according to new research published in the journal Policy & Politics today.