Skip to main content Skip to navigation

News

Select tags to filter on

RIS News Read more from R&IS News

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The University’s Research Development Fund, which was temporarily withdrawn during 2020-2021, has now been reinstated for the 2021/22 academic year.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

New Deputy PVC (Research) for Knowledge Exchange and Partnerships

Knowledge exchange, industry partnerships and innovation are key components of much of the University’s research. To support this growing area, Professor Kerry Kirwan has been appointed as new Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research) for Knowledge Exchange and Partnerships.

Mon 02 Dec 2019, 09:58 | Tags: research risfeed

Celebrating our refreshed Global Research Priorities programme

On Wednesday 23 October, we held a celebration event for our newly refreshed Global Research Priorities (GRP) programme.

Our GRPs tackle urgent global concerns through interdisciplinary research. They unite researchers from different disciplines to generate real-world impact and help improve the lives of people around the globe.

Fri 25 Oct 2019, 12:13 | Tags: risfeed

New Global Research Priorities programme to tackle some of the planet’s biggest challenges

Addressing urgent global challenges through research lies at the heart of the newly refreshed Global Research Priorities (GRP) programme.

The GRP programme has undergone an extensive review to ensure that global concerns - from energy, to manufacturing, to sustainability - could be tackled effectively through excellent interdisciplinary research. The GRPs harness academic excellence from across the University, with researchers working together to generate real-world and lasting impact.

Mon 05 Aug 2019, 11:24 | Tags: risfeed


Creating new drug delivery methods with molecular machines

Using molecular machines to create new drug delivery methods will be the focus of a new Innovative Training Network (ITN) coordinated by Dr Remzi Becer from the Department of Chemistry.

Tue 25 Jun 2019, 13:32 | Tags: research, warwickdata

Press Releases Read more from Press Releases

University of Warwick throws open the doors to its newest building for FAB Fest

Where could you learn the choreography from Bridgerton, try your hand at stage combat and witness the skill and thrill of aerial acrobatics? All this and more will be on offer as part of FAB Fest – an event celebrating the University of Warwick’s brand new Faculty of Arts Building (FAB), taking place on Friday 20 May.


University of Warwick recognised as international centre of research excellence by leading experts

The University of Warwick has today (May 12) cemented its position as one of the UK’s academic powerhouses – after 92% of its research was assessed as being ‘world leading or internationally excellent’ by a panel of global experts.

 

Thu 12 May 2022, 08:13 | Tags: research

Urgent need to tackle mental ill-health in the workplace, says ReWAGE

The latest policy brief from work and employment think-tank, ReWAGE, argues that there is an urgent need to reduce rising levels of mental ill-health in the workplace and to help organisations retain and integrate employees with mental conditions.


University of Warwick recognised for commitment to race equality

The University of Warwick has achieved the Race Equality Charter Bronze award, recognising its commitment to working towards race equality.

The national charter mark, awarded by Advance HE, marks an institutional determination to tackle race inequality at all levels.

Tue 10 May 2022, 15:07 | Tags: Community and region, higher education, equality, community

University of Warwick students once again claim Esports University of the Year title

· British University Esports Championship, operated by NSE (National Student Esports) the official body of university esports, concludes with University of Warwick dominating the points table for the fourth consecutive year

Fri 06 May 2022, 14:19 | Tags: research, esports

Astronomers discover a rare ‘black widow’ binary, with the shortest orbit yet

The flashing of a nearby star has drawn a team of astronomers including the University of Warwick to a new and mysterious system 3,000 light years from Earth.

Thu 05 May 2022, 12:31 | Tags: Astrophysics, research, astronomy

University of Warwick proposes new quality and safety regulations report for micromobility vehicles

The UK is the last major Western economy not to legislate ‘Powered Micro Vehicles’. The University of Warwick wants to change that and has proposed a new set of regulations for allowing micromobility vehicles, such as e-scooters to operate legally in the UK. The report looks at ways to improve the quality and safety of models available, as well as providing clear guidance for authorities to deal with unsafe behaviour.

Thu 05 May 2022, 08:45 | Tags: research, WMS, renewable energy, transport

Cancer origin identified through cell ‘surgery’ – new research

Research from the University of Warwick sheds new light on a key cause of cancer formation during cell division (or mitosis), and points towards potential solutions for preventing it from occurring.



World’s most powerful particle accelerator comes back to life

The Large Hadron Collider has been restarted successfully today, after undergoing significant upgrades with contributions from University of Warwick physicists.

Fri 22 Apr 2022, 14:15 | Tags: Physics

Reducing patients’ breathing efforts could be key to success of non-invasive respiratory support in COVID-19 patients

 Source: BiPAP using a ventilator,  Author James Heilman. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Non-invasive_ventilation#/media/File:BIPAP.JPG

Working with an international team of leading intensive care clinicians, engineering researchers at the University of Warwick have used computational modelling to show that non-invasive respiratory support is more likely to be successful if it allows significant reductions in patients’ breathing efforts.

Thu 21 Apr 2022, 10:24 | Tags: medicine, School of Engineering, COVID-19, wellbeing

New book centres the contribution of British Black and Asian actors to Shakespeare in the theatre

The contribution of British Black and Asian actors to Shakespearean theatre in the UK is celebrated in a new book by Warwick researcher Dr Jami Rogers. Starting with the pioneering residency of the US actor Ira Aldridge in Coventry in 1828, Rogers sets out to trace the history of those performers of colour who followed Aldridge onto UK stages and whose contributions to British Shakespeare have largely gone unacknowledged.


Warwick academic helps to shape global democracy benchmark report on Albania

Western Balkans expert Dr Andi Hoxhaj is one of the contributors to the 2022 Freedom House Nations in Transit Report, an annual expert assessment of the state of democracy in the region stretching from Central Europe to Central Asia, published today.


New research into threat posed to climate change policies by the rise of the populist right

Newly published research from the University of Warwick and the University of Sussex Business School reveals that the influence of left-of-centre parties increase the strength of a government’s climate policy score by about 22% relative to the average score while the influence of right-wing populist parties leads to a 24% reduction relative to the same average.

Thu 14 Apr 2022, 14:17 | Tags: climate change, research, Economics, Faculty of Social Science

Early Career Researcher Network holds inaugural meeting at the University of Warwick

The University of Warwick recently welcomed guests from the British Academy to its first event as a member of the British Academy Early Career Researcher Network Midlands Hub. The Research Café event, held in the new Faculty of Arts Building (FAB) was focused on early career staff at Warwick, and brought together researchers from across the Humanities, Social Science and Arts to share experiences and learn informally from each other.


Study sheds new light on the origin of civilisation

New research challenges the conventional theory that the transition from foraging to farming drove the development of complex, hierarchical societies by creating agricultural surplus in areas of fertile land. In The Origin of the State: Land Productivity or Appropriability?, a team of economists shows that it is the adoption of cereal crops that is the key factor for the emergence of hierarchy.


Disability employment reporting should be mandatory says ReWAGE and Disability@Work

ReWAGE and Disability@Work have jointly responded to the government’s consultation on disability workforce reporting, which was launched in December 2021 to help inform and shape the government’s future approach. The response argues that while most government policy has focused on disabled people’s job-seeking activity and incentives to work, even the most positive measures will only prove effective if disabled people have jobs to go to.

Fri 08 Apr 2022, 12:58 | Tags: disability, work, ReWAGE

University of Warwick researchers to research UK take-up of greener hydrogen and liquid low-carbon fuels such as ammonia

A new project investigating how the UK could increase its use of hydrogen and alternative liquid fuels in an effort to develop the low-carbon economy will include expertise from the University of Warwick.

Fri 08 Apr 2022, 12:13 | Tags: Engineering, research, School of Engineering

Coventry residents invited to travel back in time with Coventry on TV, the latest event from the Ghost Town TV archives project

Coventry residents will be able to travel back in time thanks to an exclusive compilation of archive TV news and other documentary footage, brought together by researchers at the University of Warwick, and on show for three days in the city centre. Theatre Absolute’s Shop Front Theatre in City Arcade will host the unique newsreel from Thursday 14 April until Saturday 16th.


More than one in five top earning bankers has benefited from non-dom status, finds new report.

The study, by researchers from the London School of Economics and the University of Warwick, analysed the anonymised personal tax returns of everyone who claimed ‘non-dom’ status between 1997 and 2018. Non-doms are individuals who are resident in the UK, but who claim on their tax return that their permanent home (‘domicile’) is abroad.