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Army of agents to tackle corrupt officials, tax evaders, terrorists, and botnets as game theory gears up for the chaos of the modern world

Game theory has long been used to apply mathematical models of conflict and cooperation between intelligent rational decision-makers. Our world of lone wolf terrorists to corrupt officials has evolved, and game theory has evolved with it, thanks to research by the University of Warwick.

Thu 20 October 2016, 11:55 | Tags: University of Warwick, Big Data, Statistics, Research, Economics, Academic Staff

Depression’s physical source discovered; potential for new treatments

Understanding of the physical root of depression has been advanced, thanks to research by the University of Warwick, UK, and Fudan University, China.

Better, stronger: polymer breakthrough to improve things we use everyday

Medicine, mobile phones, computers and clothes could all be enhanced using the process for making paint, according to research by the University of Warwick.

Nobel Prize for Warwick Economics graduate

The 2016 Nobel Prize in Economics has been awarded today to Professor Oliver Hart, a graduate – and honorary graduate – of the University of Warwick.

Warwick researcher one of first women to receive Suffrage Science award in maths and computing on Ada Lovelace Day 2016

On Tuesday 11 October 2016 at Bletchley Park, Professor Jane Hutton from the University of Warwick’s Department of Statistics, will become be one of the first women to receive a new Suffrage Science in maths and computing award.

Warwick to conduct breakthrough research on oral cancers in Pakistan

One of the deadliest and most prevalent cancers in the Indo-Pakistan region could be treated more effectively, thanks to a new research project being undertaken at the University of Warwick.

New collaboration between WMG and the Upper Austrian Government

WMG is pleased to announce the conclusion of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between WMG, at the University of Warwick signed by its Chairman Professor Lord Bhattacharyya, and the Upper Austrian Research GmbH (UAR), signed by CEO Wilfried Enzenhofer and its shareholder representative, Deputy State Governor of Upper Austria, Thomas Stelzer.

Mental health in prisons unlocked by historical research

Researchers in the Centre for the History of Medicine at the University of Warwick are investigating the impact of solitary confinement in prisons on mental health over the last 150 years, drawing on archival evidence, including the Howard League Archives held at Warwick University’s Modern Records Centre, and the memoirs of real prisoners.

Tue 04 October 2016, 12:01 | Tags: University of Warwick, mental health, History

Breakthrough in analytical sciences could lead to medical revolution

Pharmaceutical research could be quicker and more precise, thanks to an innovative breakthrough in the analytical sciences from the University of Warwick.

Minister for the Constitution presents WMG, University of Warwick with Royal Warrant

Today the Minister for the Constitution, Chris Skidmore, presented WMG, at the University of Warwick, with a Royal Warrant signed by Her Majesty the Queen, officially conferring her Majesty’s recognition with the title of the Regius Professor of Manufacturing (Engineering).

Two senior Jaguar Land Rover staff become Professors at WMG

WMG Chairman Professor Lord Bhattacharyya is proud to announce two new Professors at WMG.

Care home dementia study finds failure to reduce antipsychotic prescribing

Despite government guidelines there has been no reduction in the level of antipsychotic drugs prescribed to dementia patients.

The finding follows the government’s 2009 National Dementia Strategy (NDS), which recommended a review of the medication’s use in light of potential serious side effects.

The research was conducted by a group of academics including Dr David Owen from the University of Warwick and published in the medical journal BMJ Open.

Thu 22 September 2016, 16:26

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