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British Academy Visit this April

The British Academy will be visiting The University of Warwick on 23 April to provide an update on their funding opportunities, strategy and activities. The visit is to be held on Tuesday 23 April from 1pm-4pm in FAB 0.03. Find out more and register to secure your place.

Wed 14 Feb 2024, 12:06 | Tags: funding risfeed

Nominations open for new Research Celebration and Awards Event this spring

Nominations are open across various categories, from research culture to impact to PhD supervision. Nominations close on 13 February. In the coming weeks, we’ll confirm the event's date, time and location, as well as how to register as an attendee.

Wed 17 Jan 2024, 14:57 | Tags: research risfeed

Warwick to launch PATHWAY Programme for Career Development of Black Researchers

Warwick is launching a sector leading programme to address under-representation of black academics in UK Higher Education. The Warwick PATHWAY programme will launch at an official event on 22 November, 13:00-14:00 at the Oculus, University of Warwick.

Tue 14 Nov 2023, 17:06 | Tags: research risfeed

UK re-joins EU science research scheme Horizon

The UK is to re-join the EU's flagship scientific research scheme, Horizon, and be able to fully participate in the programme on the same terms as other associated countries. The deal will allow UK institutions to access the £85bn research programme and pave the way to rebuilding EU partnerships.

Thu 07 Sep 2023, 17:09 | Tags: research risfeed

Don't miss Funders’ Research Culture Workshop on 25 April 2023

Hear from representatives of the largest STEM research funders about their vision for shaping research culture at the Funders’ Research Culture Workshop. The event will feature representatives from UKRI (Research England), Wellcome Trust, Cancer Research UK and the UK Research Integrity Office (UKRIO) who will share their visions, and update the research community on funding policies.

Thu 13 Apr 2023, 11:46 | Tags: research risfeed

Update of Horizon Europe Applications

Successful applicants for Horizon Europe grant awards will be guaranteed funding regardless of the outcome of the UK’s efforts to associate to Horizon Europe, under a new scheme announced by the UK Government on 29 November 2021.

Tue 07 Dec 2021, 16:22 | Tags: research funding risfeed

Celebrating our Highly Cited Researchers

Four Warwick academics have been named in the 2021 Highly Cited Researcher list.

Thu 18 Nov 2021, 17:42 | Tags: research risfeed

NIHR open-access policy to make peer-reviewed research articles openly available from June 2022

Research articles supported by NIHR must be made openly available immediately from 1 June 2022.

Tue 16 Nov 2021, 10:23 | Tags: research, funding

Policing, Culture and Community: WM Police as City of Culture Partners

New research asks how the police can use City of Culture to engage the public, whilst also managing crime and protecting event attendees. The project explores how police partnerships around arts and culture can support crime reduction and protect vulnerable people.

Tue 17 Aug 2021, 14:11 | Tags: research risfeed

Research Culture Committee Launched

A Research Culture Committee has been established to lead a series of projects that will make an important contribution to the University’s research culture going forward.

Thu 15 Apr 2021, 11:57 | Tags: research risfeed

Success for Warwick in the first Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF) results

On 23 March, the Government published its inaugural Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF) report, and we are delighted that Warwick has been placed in the top 10% of English higher education institutes for “Public and community engagement”, and the top 20% for “Working with business.”

Wed 31 Mar 2021, 12:00 | Tags: research risfeed

Welcome news for researchers as the Research Development Fund is reinstated for 2021/22

The University’s Research Development Fund, which was temporarily withdrawn during 2020-2021, has now been reinstated for the 2021/22 academic year.

This will provide pump-priming support for new research initiatives and/or future external funding applications, with approved projects commencing from 01 August 2021.

Thu 11 Mar 2021, 10:12 | Tags: funding risfeed




Research Culture Committee

A new Research Culture Committee has been established to bring together researchers, technicians, PGR students, and professional services staff to have open and collaborative discussions about the University’s research culture, to share best practice, and to influence future developments in this area.

Mon 09 Nov 2020, 11:31 | Tags: research risfeed

New research integrity training available

Research integrity is an essential part of research and research culture. It gives confidence to others, including the public, that the methods and results of research are reliable, credible and trustworthy, and ensures that researchers benefit from an open, transparent and supportive research environment.

In order to support the community’s understanding of the principles and practices that protect the integrity of research, the University provides an online training course relevant to all those involved in delivering, supervising or supporting research.

Thu 24 Sep 2020, 17:21 | Tags: risfeed

Congratulations to Professor Pam Thomas

It is with pleasure that we announce the appointment of Professor Pam Thomas (Pro-Vice-Chancellor - Research) as CEO of the Faraday Institution.

Thu 24 Sep 2020, 13:37 | Tags: research

Brand new Research Technology Platforms (RTPs) brochure launched

The Research Technology Platforms (RTPs) have launched a new brochure detailing the latest capabilities and contact details for researchers at Warwick, in industry and for universities world-wide to access.

Tue 15 Sep 2020, 13:32 | Tags: research risfeed

COVID-19: Important Updates

R&IS continues to provide a full service, whilst working remotely in line with University guidance. Find out about how we are supporting R&IS service users, as well as key funder updates in the wake of Covid-19.

Wed 18 Mar 2020, 13:17 | Tags: risfeed

Press Releases Read more from Press Releases

International Lawyer from the University of Warwick calls for fairness in WHO Pandemic Treaty Talks

As the World Health Organization (WHO) pushes for countries to seal the Pandemic Treaty by May this year, researchers at the University of Warwick and Kings College London stress the need for fair negotiations.

Mon 22 Apr 2024, 19:30 | Tags: COVID-19, Law

Student journalists from the University of Warwick celebrated at National Awards

The University of Warwick’s student newspaper, The Boar, has been celebrated at the Student Publication Association National Awards.

Fri 19 Apr 2024, 16:30 | Tags: Awards, Students

Roundtable showcases the University of Warwick’s sustainable heat network system

The University of Warwick has showcased its leading role in research into decarbonisation at a roundtable event.

Fri 19 Apr 2024, 15:34 | Tags: WBS, Engineering, research, Environment, energy, sustainability, Sciences

Music geeks saved vinyl, says new Warwick Business School research for Record Store Day

Vinyl has been saved from extinction thanks to music geeks, according to new research from Warwick Business School.

Thu 18 Apr 2024, 11:27 | Tags: WBS

Early career researchers from across the world unite at the University of Warwick to tackle climate change

This week (14-20 April) the University of Warwick welcomes a cohort of early career researchers (ECRs) to its Sustainability Training School.


New trial launches to explore environmentally-sustainable shopping choices

A new research project launched today (15th) by a partnership including the University of Warwick will explore how shoppers can be encouraged to make more sustainable food choices while they do their online shopping.

Mon 15 Apr 2024, 12:00 | Tags: Economics

Games are the secret to learning maths and statistics, says new University of Warwick research

Games may be the secret to learning numbers based subjects like maths and economics, according to new research.

Mon 15 Apr 2024, 11:37 | Tags: WBS

Unearthing Pompeii: Professor Michael Scott delves into recent revelations

Pompeii continues to reveal its secrets, fascinating historians and archaeologists alike. Amidst the ashes of antiquity, Michael Scott, Professor of Classics and Ancient History and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (International) at the University of Warwick delves into the recent revelations emerging from this iconic archaeological site.


University of Warwick Student appointed to Office for Students’ Disability in Higher Education Advisory Board

The Office for Students has today announced the appointment of Josh Bradbury, a student within the Department of Politics and International Studies (PAIS) at the University of Warwick, to the Office for Students' Disability in Higher Education Advisory Board.

Fri 12 Apr 2024, 09:39 | Tags: disability, PAIS

Warwick astronomer awarded £3 million to transform observations of the sky

A University of Warwick astronomer has been awarded £3 million to develop a ‘digital telescope’ that will be capable of producing a highly sensitive continuous movie of the night sky.

Thu 11 Apr 2024, 11:47 | Tags: Physics, Astrophysics, research, astronomy, Sciences

Warwick Arts Centre programme shortlisted for Museums and Heritage Award

The University of Warwick’s Arts Centre has been shortlisted for Community Engagement Project of the Year at the national Museums and Heritage Awards for its ‘Playing Out in Canley’ programme.

Wed 10 Apr 2024, 13:36 | Tags: Warwick Arts Centre, Canley Parade

Scientists reveal how Solar System might die in new white dwarf research

Our solar system might be pulled into the gravity of a white dwarf star, crushed and ground to dust, according to scientists from the University of Warwick.

Tue 09 Apr 2024, 09:20 | Tags: Physics, Astrophysics, research, Space, astronomy, Sciences

Student escapes war in Sudan and makes epic four-month journey across three countries to start course at the University of Warwick

A student escaped the civil war in Sudan and embarked on a perilous four-month journey dodging bullets and surviving arrest to start his Masters course with just hours to spare at the University of Warwick’s Business School.

When the civil war broke out between Sudan’s military and a paramilitary group in April, Amin Elsheikh, 27, had to flee for his life from his home in the capital, Khartoum, where the fiercest fighting was.

Fri 05 Apr 2024, 09:44 | Tags: WBS

Mysterious rainbow ‘glory’ lights observed on distant planet

For the first time, signs of the rainbow-like ‘glory effect’ have been detected on a planet outside our solar system. Glory are colourful concentric rings of light that occur only under peculiar conditions.

Fri 05 Apr 2024, 09:29 | Tags: Physics, Astrophysics, research, Space, astronomy, Sciences

University support boosts West Midlands economy by £450 million – For every £1 invested, £22 returned to the local economy

WMG at the University of Warwick has boosted the West Midlands economy by £450 million – with every £1 invested into WMG’s small and medium enterprise (SME) programmes, around £22 has returned to the local economy.

Fri 05 Apr 2024, 08:56 | Tags: SMEs, WMG

The University of Warwick launches dual MSc programme with Kharkiv National University of Radio Electronics (NURE) marking two years of collaboration

The University of Warwick will launch a new Computer Science programme with the Kharkiv National University of Radio Electronics (NURE) this September. This announcement coincides with the second anniversary of the University of Warwick's official twinning with NURE (29 Mar).

Fri 29 Mar 2024, 01:00 | Tags: International, Ukraine

Unmasking Safeguarding Concerns: A Deep Dive into Nickelodeon's 'Quiet on Set: The Dark Side of Kids TV’

In the wake of Nickelodeon's documentary "Quiet on Set," Dr. Ali Struthers, from the University of Warwick Law School, delves into the intricate web of regulations surrounding child safety in television programming. As the spotlight shifts towards ensuring the protection of children in the entertainment industry, Dr. Struthers' insights offer invaluable clarity and guidance.

Thu 28 Mar 2024, 12:29 | Tags: Law

Warwick astronomer talks through upcoming Total Solar Eclipse to mark Global Astronomy Month

An astronomer from the University of Warwick explains the science behind and what to expect from the upcoming Total Solar Eclipse (TSE).

Thu 28 Mar 2024, 12:23 | Tags: Physics, Astrophysics, Space, astronomy, Sciences

Health expert explores health benefits of dark chocolate this Easter

As Easter approaches, University of Warwick PhD researcher Alice Coffey sheds light on the health advantages of dark chocolate. With a focus on its nutritional value and potential benefits, Coffey's insights offer valuable guidance to consumers this holiday season.

Thu 28 Mar 2024, 11:59 | Tags: IGSD

‘Cosmic Cannibals’ expel jets into space at 40% speed of light

For the first time, astronomers have measured the speed of fast-moving jets in space, crucial to star formation and the distribution of elements needed for life.

Wed 27 Mar 2024, 16:10 | Tags: Physics, Astrophysics, research, Space, astronomy, Sciences