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Andy Lockett appointed as the new Dean of WBS

The University of Warwick is pleased to announce that Professor Andy Lockett will be the new Dean of Warwick Business School.

Thu 16 June 2016, 11:30 | Tags: WBS, Business

Innovative new systems set to increase company’s efficiency

WMG, at of the University of Warwick, has developed pioneering new systems that have resulted in productivity gains for Autins Group. Autins, who are based in Rugby, are specialists in the design and manufacture of state-of-the-art noise reduction and heat management systems, in particular for the automotive industry.

Fri 10 June 2016, 11:13 | Tags: WMG, Community and region, Business

Singapore’s new literary discovery launches debut novel

Daryl Qilin Yam, an international student from Singapore studying English Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Warwick is set to become a published author the same year he graduates.

Thu 09 June 2016, 09:48 | Tags: English literature, Book, Arts, Community, English

Tobacco industry shrinking thanks to smoking bans

Smoking bans are not only shrinking tobacco firm’s market at home but limiting their ability to invest in markets abroad, according to new research.

Wed 08 June 2016, 08:56 | Tags: WBS, Business

Institute of Advanced Study to double postdoctoral fellowship numbers

The University of Warwick is to increase support for postdoctoral fellowships following a €2 million award from the Marie Sklodowska-Curie COFUND scheme. Under this scheme the University will match the funding from the EU to offer postdoctoral fellowships to international researchers in areas related to the Warwick Global Research Priorities (GRPs).

Tue 07 June 2016, 09:23 | Tags: Awards, IATL, Community, Academic Staff

BAFTA-nominated actor narrates anti-bullying film

A new animated film narrated by the star of the BBC drama In The Flesh highlights the issue of the bullying of disabled children and young people.

Luke Newberry, who also appeared in the 2012 film Anna Karenina and BBC’s Sherlock, has lent his voice to the video which is based on research co-authored by Dr Stella Chatzitheochari from the University of Warwick.

Mon 06 June 2016, 11:29 | Tags: children and babies, Social Sciences, Community, Film

WMG, University of Warwick gains prestigious Regius Professorship in Manufacturing

WMG, at the University of Warwick, has been bestowed the prestigious Regius Professorship in Manufacturing by Her Majesty the Queen.

Mon 06 June 2016, 08:09 | Tags: WMG, Engineering

Venice’s historic canals as never seen before

On 18 June 2016, to celebrate “Art Night Venezia” (Venice’s annual art festival), the University of Warwick (Warwick in Venice) will exhibit work by the Venetian photographer Anna Zemella in a free exhibition entitled, Algario Veneziano: A Different Look at the Algae of Venice.

Wed 01 June 2016, 14:16 | Tags: Arts, Warwick in Venice, History of art, Exhibition, Community, Culture

New EUR 5 million project to transform care for multimorbid patients launched

Care for patients with multimorbid chronic conditions could be transformed by a new cloud infrastructure to be developed at the University of Warwick’s Institute of Digital Healthcare based at WMG, as part of a European project.

Wed 01 June 2016, 13:55 | Tags: Warwick Medical School, WMG, Medicine and Health

Plants remember stress to help protect themselves

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.

Tue 31 May 2016, 16:10 | Tags: Life Sciences, School of Life Sciences, Science, Environment

University of Warwick honours Archbishop, Film Producer, and a founder of the BBC’s Asian network

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.

Fri 27 May 2016, 14:17 | Tags: University of Warwick, Celebrities and Personalities

Professor Giorgio Riello explores the history of luxury in his new book

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.

Fri 27 May 2016, 09:54 | Tags: Book, Community and region, Campus Life, Community, History

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