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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.


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.


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.


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

Solar power could become cheaper and more widespread

A breakthrough in solar power could make it cheaper and more commercially viable, thanks to research at the University of Warwick.


How Trump's victory could affect UK SMEs

Donald Trump's shock election as President of the US could have economic repercussions for the global economy. Here Stephen Roper, Professor of Enterprise and Director of the Enterprise Research Centre, reveals what it could mean for the UK's 5.2 million small and medium-sized companies.

Fri 11 November 2016, 14:13 | Tags: UK, USA, election, SMEs, WBS, Business, Academic Staff

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

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