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Wed 01 Jul '15
Warwick physicist picks up top award for world-leading research

University of Warwick solar physicist Professor Valery Nakariakov has received a top award from the Institute of Physics (IOP) for his ground-breaking research.

Tue 30 Jun '15
Leamington campus to offer Warwick degree to adults with no formal qualifications

The chance to study a degree at the University of Warwick is now within easier reach for people living in and around Leamington thanks to a new partnership with Warwickshire College Group.

Mon 29 Jun '15
Professor Stuart Croft announced as next University of Warwick Vice-Chancellor and President

The University of Warwick is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Stuart Croft as its next Vice-Chancellor and President to succeed Professor Sir Nigel Thrift in February 2016.

Thu 25 Jun '15
Red dwarf burns off planet’s hydrogen giving it massive comet-like tail

A giant cloud escaping from a warm, Neptune-mass exoplanet is reported in this week’s Nature.

Depicted in an image by Mark Garlick and issued by the University of Warwick, it has been suggested that low-mass exoplanets orbiting close to their parent stars could have had some fraction of their atmospheres ‘burnt off’ by extreme irradiation from the star, but confident measures of such losses have been lacking until now.

Wed 24 Jun '15
Warwick to broadcast Royal Opera House performances live on Big Screen

World-class opera and ballet performances will be broadcast live and free of charge for members of the public at the University of Warwick this summer.

Tue 23 Jun '15
Study reveals potential value of prison pen pal scheme to rehabilitation of offenders

The prison pen pal scheme ‘Prisoners’ Penfriends’ has an important role to play in helping to rehabilitate convicted offenders, new research from the University of Warwick has found. The findings are revealed in a report from the Law School’s Criminal Justice Centre, which is being presented at the House of Lords on Thursday (25 June).

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