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£300,000 of funding available for impact from bioscience research

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.

Thu 15 March 2018, 16:16 | Tags: research

Shaping the ‘third wave’ of Industrial Strategy Challenge areas

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.

Tue 06 March 2018, 09:20 | Tags: research

Dr Nikos Zygouras awarded EPSRC Early Career Fellowship

Many congratulations to Dr Nikos Zygouras, Associate Professor (Reader) in the Department of Statistics for obtaining a prestigious EPSRC Early Career Fellowship.

Mon 19 February 2018, 11:32 | Tags: research

Work complete on new WMG battery testing laboratory

We’ve finished our work to install an advanced new battery testing facility next to WMG’s Energy Innovation Centre (EIC).

Mon 12 February 2018, 15:38 | Tags: research

Dr Matthew Jenner awarded BBSRC Future Leader Fellowship

Congratulations to Dr Matthew Jenner, Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellow in the Department of Chemistry, who has been awarded a BBSRC Future Leader Fellowship.

Fri 09 February 2018, 14:25 | Tags: research

PAIS researchers secure prestigious Leverhulme funding

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.

Mon 15 January 2018, 09:02 | Tags: research

Professor Richard Lilford awarded CBE

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.

Thu 04 January 2018, 14:41 | Tags: research

Listen in: Opportunities and challenges in data science 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.

Thu 04 January 2018, 11:24 | Tags: research

Open session with Professor Philip Nelson CEO of the EPSRC

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.

Thu 14 December 2017, 13:51 | Tags: research

Government launches new Industrial Strategy white paper

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.

Tue 28 November 2017, 13:14 | Tags: research

Develop your research skills with new online training

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

Fri 24 November 2017, 09:20 | Tags: research

Two minutes with: Kate Astbury

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.

Wed 23 August 2017, 08:35 | Tags: research

Researchers awarded first round of Warwick impact funding

Researchers from across the university have recently been awarded the first round of Warwick impact funding.

Fri 18 August 2017, 14:00 | Tags: research

Celebrating research excellence at Warwick

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.

Fri 18 August 2017, 13:59 | Tags: research

Press Releases

Parents, researchers and charities join forces to create new resource for parents of children with learning disabilities.

The University of Warwick, Mencap, Cerebra, and the Challenging Behaviour Foundation have teamed up with parents of children with learning disabilities to produce a new Parents Guide, launched today in Belfast. The new guide presents hints and tips, backed up by research, for parents to use in their family lives to promote the well-being of their children and to develop positive family relationships.


Improved financial regulation deters misconduct, study finds

Improved regulation has deterred a greater amount of financial misconduct in the UK since the global financial crisis, according to a new study by researchers at UEA, Bangor University, and the Universities of Warwick and Otago. The authors applied a new method of quantifying the detection and deterrence effect of financial regulation on financial misconduct, using a statistical approach employed in biological, ecological and demographic research.

 

Thu 24 May 2018, 09:19 | Tags: social sciences, Liberal Arts, Economics, Economics and Finance

New Shakespeare exhibition featuring Warwick research opens in Stratford

A new exhibition, Hear the Ambassadors: The Performance of Diplomacy in the Age of Shakespeare, opened this week in Stratford. A collaboration between the University of Warwick and the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, it is based on the work of Carol Chillington Rutter, Professor of Shakespeare and Performance Studies at Warwick.


Hotter bodies fight infections and tumours better – researchers show how

The hotter our body temperature, the more our bodies speed up a key defence system that fights against tumours, wounds or infections, new research by a multidisciplinary team of mathematicians and biologists from the Universities of Warwick and Manchester has found.


University of Warwick delighted at Coventry’s European City of Sport win

The University of Warwick is celebrating Coventry’s latest accolade - European City of Sport.

Thu 17 May 2018, 15:00 | Tags: Health, Community and region, Event, Campus news, Sport

Moderate to high intensity exercise does not slow cognitive decline in people with dementia

Moderate to high intensity exercise does not slow cognitive (mental) impairment in older people with dementia, finds a trial led by a University of Warwick researcher

Thu 17 May 2018, 10:22 | Tags: Health, NHS, dementia, Health and Medicine

Six months of Herceptin could be as effective as 12 months for some women with HER2 positive breast cancer

Study that finds women with HER2 positive early-stage breast cancer taking Herceptin for six months could be as effective as 12 months in preventing relapse and death, and can reduce side effects, finds new research.

Thu 17 May 2018, 08:32 | Tags: Health, NHS, cancer, WMS, Health and Medicine

UK’s first 1 GHz solid-state NMR Spectrometer funded at Warwick

The UK’s first 1 GHz solid-state Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectrometer is on its way to the University of Warwick, thanks to £8 million from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).


US boycott of Chinese researchers could ‘stifle’ global progress, research suggests.

Academics are warning that proposed measures by the Trump administration to restrict Chinese researchers from working in the US could ‘stifle’ global progress.

Researchers at the Universities of Bristol, Warwick and the London School of Economics have drawn parallels with the sharp decline in international scientific cooperation after World War I, warning that a similar impact could be seen if new barriers are put in place by the US.


Copyrights, patents and trademarks - how will Brexit affect intellectual property rights?

The second in a new series of briefs bringing current legal thinking to bear on public policy issues and contemporary concerns has been published today by GLOBE, a research centre within the University of Warwick’s Law School. Brexit: Mitigating Uncertainty in Intellectual Property Law and Policy by Dr Ben Farrand explores what the different proposed models of a future EU-UK relationship may mean for the UK’s intellectual property laws and policies.


BBC journalist, Paralympic gold medallist, South African mediator, and NASA scientist to receive honorary degrees from the University of Warwick

Leading BBC Journalist Stephen Sackur, Paralympic rowing gold medallist Pamela Relph, a South African conflict mediator Peter Harris, and a NASA scientist Douglas Terrier, are just four of the people who will receive honorary degrees from the University of Warwick at its 2018 summer graduation ceremonies in July.

Mon 14 May 2018, 07:56 | Tags: University of Warwick, VIPs and Personalities

Oral drug treatment helps protect cancer patients from potentially deadly DVT and pulmonary embolism

Research from the University of Warwick indicates that taking a tablet a day can help treat cancer patients of a potentially deadly condition.

Fri 11 May 2018, 09:55 | Tags: Health, NHS, research, cancer, WMS, Health and Medicine

AI Network launched to tackle societal issues

Warwick Business School is launching a research network to investigate how artificial intelligence can be used to take on some of the world’s biggest challenges. The Artificial Intelligence Innovation Network (AIIN) will bring together academics, businesses and those using AI across different sectors to tackle global problems like the sustainability of smart cities, the security of financial systems, the sourcing of energy, water and food, and improved diagnostic processes for healthcare.

Thu 10 May 2018, 15:59 | Tags: Warwick Business School, AI, Faculty of Social Science

Many newborn screening recommendations do not assess key evidence on benefits and harms

Many national recommendations on whether to screen newborn babies for rare conditions do not assess the evidence on the key benefits and harms of screening. The warning is made by University of Warwick researchers in a study, Association between use of systematic reviews and national policy recommendations on screening newborn babies for rare diseases: systematic review and meta-analysis published by The BMJ.


WMG Enhances Collaborative R&D Capability with the UK’s most advanced 5G mmWave Test Platform

Mobile telecommunication operators, infrastructure suppliers, car manufacturers, and local councils are all seeking to understand the benefit from the leap in bandwidth promised by 5G technologies, and are lining up to use the very latest 5G evaluation technology now available at the University of Warwick.

Wed 09 May 2018, 12:23 | Tags: Technology, University of Warwick, WMG, research

Nanoscale measurements 100x more precise, thanks to improved two-photon technique

The precision of measuring nanoscopic structures could be substantially improved, thanks to research involving the University of Warwick and QuantIC researchers at the University of Glasgow and Heriot Watt University into optical sensing. QuantIC is the UK Quantum Technology Hub in Quantum Enhanced Imaging and part of the UK National Quantum Technologies Programme.

Tue 08 May 2018, 09:01 | Tags: Technology, University of Warwick, Physics, research, Materials, Sciences

Archbishop Welby visits WMG, University of Warwick

The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend Justin Welby, visited WMG at the University of Warwick today (4 May 2018), as part of his ‘homecoming’ tour around Coventry, the city where he was first ordained.


New science festival comes to Coventry this month

A new festival coming to Coventry this month is bringing scientists into the local pub.

Pint of Science will take place on 14-16 May and will see more than 30 experts from the University of Warwick and Coventry University talking about their research in pubs and venues around the city.


Coventry & Warwickshire people urged to take advantage of blood pressure checks

Campaign backed by leading University of Warwick medical expert

Fri 04 May 2018, 13:28 | Tags: Health, WMS, Health and Medicine

2018 Warwick Prize for Women in Translation open for submissions

The University of Warwick is pleased to announce that the submission period for the 2018 Warwick Prize for Women in Translation is now open.

Wed 02 May 2018, 15:52 | Tags: English