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WMG appoints first cyberpsychologist

WMG at the University of Warwick is delighted to announce the appointment of cyberpsychologist Professor Monica Whitty, who joins the Cyber Security research team from the University of Leicester, as Professor of Human Factors in Cyber Security.


Warwick mathematician wins prestigious prize for book

A prize for the year’s best books in mathematics has been awarded by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) to Emeritus Professor Ian Stewart from the University of Warwick.


Ash dieback: Insect threat to fungus-resistant trees

Ash trees which can resist the killer dieback fungus may be more vulnerable to attacks by insects, says University of Warwick researcher.


‘Glue’ that makes plant cell walls strong could hold the key to wooden skyscrapers

Molecules 10,000 times narrower than the width of a human hair could hold the key to making possible wooden skyscrapers and more energy-efficient paper production, according to research led by a father and son team at the Universities of Warwick and Cambridge.


Deadly sleeping sickness set to be eliminated in six years

Gambian sleeping sickness – a deadly parasitic disease spread by tsetse flies - could be eliminated in six years in key regions in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to new research by the University of Warwick.


Good news for Christmas - The Wolfson Foundation grants University of Warwick £2 million for new Mathematical Sciences building

It has just been announced that the University of Warwick has been awarded £2 million from The Wolfson Foundation to help construct a new Mathematical Sciences building.

Thu 22 December 2016, 13:08 | Tags: University of Warwick, Research, Mathematics and Statistics, Campus Life

Prevent Strategy’s psychological techniques not transparent enough, according to new study

A team led by the University of Warwick has analysed methods including those applied by the British Government as part of its Prevent strategy.

Thu 22 December 2016, 10:53 | Tags: Warwick Medical School

Devastating elephantiasis disease facing elimination

A disabling parasitic disease which causes elephantiasis, and threatens around one billion people globally – Lymphatic filariasis - could be eliminated more quickly, thanks to research by the University of Warwick.


University of Warwick computing technology spin out company sold in £18m deal

ARM Ltd, the world’s leading semiconductor IP company, has just purchased a company developed out of high performance computing research at the University of Warwick in an £18 million pound deal

Tue 20 December 2016, 14:30 | Tags: Business Members, Business, Computer Science

Two academics win National Teaching Fellowship

Rachel Dickinson, Principal Teaching Fellow, and Peter Corvi, Professorial Teaching Fellow, have each received the highest accolade in higher education teaching by being awarded National Teaching Fellowships.

Mon 19 December 2016, 16:46 | Tags: WBS, Business

The historical journey of Christmas turkeys

Professor Rebecca Earle, food historian at the University of Warwick has been researching the traditional Christmas turkey, in order to find out how this north American bird has become a mainstay of festive food.

Mon 19 December 2016, 16:44 | Tags: Food, Arts, History

Dr Michael Scott discovers more of Italy’s Invisible Cities: 4 Jan 9pm BBC One

Following the revelations uncovered in Rome’s Invisible City, classicist at the University of Warwick Dr Michael Scott and presenter Alexander Armstrong are set to hit the road again for three new adventures. This time, they’re travelling through three of Italy’s most fascinating cities – Naples, Venice and Florence – to bring a fresh perspective to 2,000 years of history.

Mon 19 December 2016, 11:29 | Tags: Classics, Arts, Art

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