A new generation of plants better adapted to mitigate the effects of environmental change could be created following a fundamental step towards understanding how plants are able to retain a memory of stress exposure.
A former Archbishop of Canterbury, a leading film producer, and the founder of the BBC Asian Network in the West Midlands, are among those to receive honorary degrees from the University of Warwick at its 2016 summer graduation ceremonies.
Luxury: A Rich History is the latest book by Professor of History at the University of Warwick Giorgio Riello. Luxury is a rapidly changing global industry that makes the headlines daily in our newspapers and on the internet.
Rachel Sandby-Thomas CB has been appointed as the University of Warwick’s next Registrar following meetings of the University’s Senate and Council held on 26th May 2016. Rachel will join Warwick before the start of the new academic year.
Eddie Izzard today (Monday 23rd May) kicked off a new campaign to visit 31 cities in the next 31 days in a bid to get young people to register for the referendum and vote to stay in Europe. As part of this tour he will deliver a speech about his views and take part in a Q&A in the Warwick Arts Centre at 12:30 on Thursday 8 June 2016.
World-class opera performances will be broadcast live and free of charge for members of the public at the University of Warwick this summer. They will be beamed from the Royal Opera House in London directly to the Big Screen at The Piazza on the main campus on Thursday 9 June (Nabucco) and Thursday 14 July (Il Trovatore).
Bereaved parents should be given full details about how to reduce Sudden Infant Death Syndrome risk factors
A new study indicates that health professionals should tell bereaved parents about what they could have done to reduce the risk of the sudden death of their baby.
The University of Warwick research, funded by The National Institute of Health Research (NIHR), is thought to be the first of its kind in the UK and contradicts the current practice of many paediatricians who don’t discuss risk factors for fear of causing grieving mothers and fathers additional upset.
Last night researchers at the University of Warwick hosted a ‘Psychoactive Supper’ to stimulate discussion about the concept of psychoactivity, central to The Psychoactive Substances Act (2016), a new piece of UK legislation that seeks to ban ‘legal highs’ by instituting a blanket ban on all psychoactive substances.
Fruit discovery could provide new treatments for obesity, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease
A combination of two compounds found in red grapes and oranges could be used to improve the health of people with diabetes, and reduce cases of obesity and heart disease.
The find has been made by University of Warwick researchers who now hope that their discovery will be developed to provide a treatment for patients.
The University of Warwick has today been ranked as one of the world’s top 100 universities in 2016’s Times Higher Education (THE) World Reputation Rankings.
Students at Coventry’s WMG Academy for Young Engineers won three trophies last week at the F1 in Schools national finals at Silverstone Race Track.
Lucy Powell MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Education toured WMG Academy for Young Engineers in Coventry yesterday, Tuesday 26th April, on her visit to Coventry.