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Statement from Stuart Croft on the conclusion of the student occupation

"We have reached agreement to bring a peaceful conclusion to the student occupation that has been taking place at the University of Warwick since 2 December 2016. Here is my letter to the protesters following engagement between the University, the Students’ Union and the protestors to reach this conclusion."

Fri 16 December 2016, 10:00

Mind-controlled toys: the next generation of Christmas presents?

The next generation of toys could be controlled by the power of the mind, thanks to research by the University of Warwick.


Christmas dinner saved! Sprouts gain natural disease defence

Brussels sprouts will remain safely in our Christmas dinners, thanks to University of Warwick research giving them natural defences against devastating crop diseases.


Emotions key to deciding elections, not economics or party platforms

Elections and referendums may be being decided by the emotional well-being of voters, new research from the University of Warwick suggests.

Thu 15 December 2016, 13:17 | Tags: CAGE, Economics

Patient health outcomes to be examined

Warwick Medical School, part of the University of Warwick, is hosting a summit for politicians, healthcare leaders, industry leaders and academics to examine measurement of health outcomes and the use of such information to improve outcomes on a large scale.

Wed 14 December 2016, 16:34 | Tags: Warwick Medical School, Conference, Big Data, Science, Europe, Health, NHS, Business

Splice project to put a (polymer) spring into vehicle fuel efficiency

Researchers at WMG at the University of Warwick have won research funding worth £250,000 from Innovate UK for a project that will put a (polymer) spring into vehicle fuel efficiency.

Tue 13 December 2016, 10:42 | Tags: University of Warwick, Grants, WMG, innovation, Chemistry

Winds of rubies and sapphires strike the sky of giant planet

Signs of powerful changing winds have been detected on a planet 16 times larger than Earth, over 1000 light years away – the first time ever that weather systems have been found on a gas giant outside our solar system - according to new research by the University of Warwick.

Mon 12 December 2016, 16:20 | Tags: University of Warwick, Astrophysics, Space, Science, Research, Academic Staff

UK steel production to benefit from efficiency innovation

Steel production in the UK could be cheaper and more energy-efficient in the future, thanks to research at WMG, University of Warwick.


The Sunday Times / Peters Fraser & Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award announces University of Warwick partnership

The Sunday Times / Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award has today announced a new partnership with the University of Warwick for 2017 as organisers look to broaden the award’s platform for supporting and nurturing the country’s young writing talent.

Fri 09 December 2016, 12:45 | Tags: Awards, English

New trial to examine use of pre-hospital blood products

University of Warwick is collaborating with researchers at the NIHR Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC) to support a ground-breaking new study to investigate the effectiveness of giving patients blood products immediately after a major injury or trauma - before they reach hospital.

Thu 08 December 2016, 14:28 | Tags: Warwick Medical School, NHS, Medicine and Health

Half of people believe fake facts

Many people are prone to ‘remembering’ events that never happened, according to new research by the University of Warwick.

Wed 07 December 2016, 12:23 | Tags: University of Warwick, Science, brain, Research, Psychology, Academic Staff

IFAD President and Minister of State for DfID to discuss importance of rural investments in the fight against global poverty at Warwick in London

Lord Bates, the newly appointed Minister of State for the Department for International Development (DfID) and Dr Kanayo F. Nwanze, the President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), will give keynote speeches this month, at an event hosted by the University of Warwick in its new London office.

Wed 07 December 2016, 09:51 | Tags: University of Warwick, Food, Event, International

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