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Warwick welcomes winning transportation start-ups

Four leading transportation start-ups have recently visited WMG to learn more about our expertise on Cyber Security for Automotive, Cooperative Vehicles and Intelligent Vehicles. The companies recently won the L.A. New Mobility Challenge, a major global startup competition focused on solving the challenges of urban mobility. The four award categories were 'shared and personal mobility', 'urban aerial mobility', 'smart infrastructure', and 'zero emission mobility'. The UK’s Science and Innovation Network (SIN) in the USA, identified Warwick and the West Midlands as a priority for the winners when visiting the UK.

Tue 18 Feb 2020, 16:08

Electric superbike designed by Warwick students to race this summer

In a race to be clean and green the motor industry is changing, which has inspired 40 Warwick students to make an electric superbike to race this summer, 2020.

Tue 18 Feb 2020, 15:54

New round of City of Culture Research Projects funded by Warwick and Coventry Universities

The latest round of awards for collaborative research projects contributing to Coventry City of Culture have just been announced. Now in their third year, these collaborative projects are jointly funded between Coventry University and the University of Warwick, and have been granted funding of up to £2,000 for projects to partner with a Coventry-based organisation to undertake locally impactful research that invites the general public to participate

Mon 17 Feb 2020, 10:40

Online tool for carers demonstrated for Minister of State for Care

A new tool to help carers manage the daily challenges of life when caring for a friend or loved one has been presented to the Minister of State for Care at Westminster.

Professor Jeremy Dale of the University of Warwick has met with Caroline Dinenage MP from the Department of Health and Social Care to demonstrate Care Companion, a new online support tool developed by Warwick Medical School to support people with caring responsibilities across Warwickshire and Coventry.

Tue 04 Feb 2020, 10:55

Autonomous pods SWARM together like bees in world first demonstration

Autonomous pods born in Coventry are now able to swarm together in a world first, thanks to research by WMG at the University of Warwick in partnership with Aurrigo and Milton Keynes council.

With the concept of driverless pods now more realistic than futuristic, the vehicles are one step closer to being put to use, as they can now help each other to drive and navigate through pedestrian areas around people.

Thu 30 Jan 2020, 19:05

Warwick researchers help create "ethical compass" to guide research during global health emergencies

Two Warwick researchers have contributed to a new report from the Nuffield Council on Bioethics calling for a more ethical and collaborative approach to conducting research during global health emergencies such as infectious disease outbreaks.

Professor Simon Caney from the Department of Politics and International Studies, and Dr Sharifah Sekalala, Associate Professor in the School of Law, were members of the Working Party which conducted an in-depth inquiry, reviewing the policies and practices of global health emergency research, and presented 24 recommendations for improvement in the form of an "ethical compass" to guide the decisions of those on the ground.

Tue 28 Jan 2020, 11:15

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