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Warwick students shortlisted in national competition for social media app

Two students from the University of Warwick who are behind an innovative new social networking app have been shortlisted in a national entrepreneurship competition.

Thu 28 May 2015, 14:04 | Tags: University of Warwick, Competition, Awards, Business, International

Warwick to honour Nobel Laureate, leading film director, journalist, both CBI & TUC heads, Indonesian author, travel guru and British Library Chief

Nobel Laureate Professor Ada Yonath, leading film director Mike Leigh, and Channel 4 journalist and presenter Krishnan Guru-Murthy, join both the heads of the TUC and CBI, an acclaimed Indonesian author, a travel guru, and the CEO of British Library among those to receive honorary degrees from the University of Warwick 2015 summer graduation ceremonies.

Poor management skills hampering growth of SMEs

Many small and medium-sized businesses in the UK are being held back by current levels of management and leadership skills, according to Warwick Business School research.

Tue 26 May 2015, 14:10 | Tags: WBS, Research, Business

Warwick researcher awarded prestigious grant to study Haitian slave revolution

An Assistant Professor at the University of Warwick’s School of Law has received a prestigious grant to study the Haitian slave revolution of 1791–1804. Dr Philip Kaisary’s Fulbright Scholar Award will see him travel to the US next month to begin the year-long research project at Vanderbilt University, on one of the most selective scholarship programmes operating worldwide.

Tue 26 May 2015, 14:09 | Tags: University of Warwick, Social Sciences, Research, Law, History

Guardian Ranks University of Warwick in UK top 10

The UK's Guardian Newspaper has today, Tuesday 26th May 2015, once again ranked the University of Warwick in the UK’s top 10 universities, ranking it at 6th overall in the UK (up three places from last year’s Guardian table).

Mon 25 May 2015, 23:05 | Tags: University of Warwick

Researchers awarded Trial of the Year for medical study to investigate cardiac arrest treatment

A clinical trial run by the University of Warwick, in partnership with the University of Surrey and four UK ambulance services, which examined the effectiveness of mechanical versus manual chest compression for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest has been awarded Trial of the Year.

Wed 20 May 2015, 10:46

Persistent nightmares in childhood could be linked to psychotic experiences in later adolescence

Researchers at the University of Warwick have found a significant link between the presence of persistent nightmares in childhood and psychotic experiences in later adolescence.

Wed 20 May 2015, 10:44

Warwick researchers secure £3.19m boost to tackle superbugs

Researchers at the University of Warwick have been awarded £3.19m in funding to support a flagship project into antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

The funding will enable multi-partner collaborations in order to tackle the growing threat of superbugs as part of a co-ordinated multi-disciplinary effort to fight their prevalence.

Tue 19 May 2015, 14:39 | Tags: Sciences, Life Sciences, Physics

Collaboration with University of Warwick leads to new contract for Barton Coldform Ltd

Droitwich based company Barton Coldform Ltd has secured a contract with the Ford Motor Company thanks in part to the implementation of an innovative new process developed with WMG, University of Warwick.

Orwell Prize shortlists lists University of Warwick Human Rights Centre

The writer-in-residence of an online magazine produced by the Centre for Human Rights in Practice at the University of Warwick has been shortlisted for her work by the prestigious George Orwell Prize for Journalism. Rebecca Omonira-Oyekanmi appears in the 2015 shortlist alongside journalists from household names such as The Economist, The Guardian and The Independent.

Tue 12 May 2015, 11:26 | Tags: University of Warwick, Law

Latest league table ranks Warwick in UK top 10 and as best West Midlands university

The University of Warwick has again been named in the UK top 10 in the latest league table published today (Monday 27 April 2015).

Mon 27 April 2015, 12:03

British and American Shakespearean actors ask who owns the Bard on his birthday

Leading British and American actors and directors from television and cinema will travel to the University of Warwick for a unique celebration of the Bard’s birthday.

Mon 27 April 2015, 12:03 | Tags: Theatre

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