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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.


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

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

Next steps towards preventing cancer and Alzheimer’s

A new generation of drugs that prevent cancer and Alzheimer’s could be developed, thanks to research from the University of Warwick.


WMG part of new £23 million Internet of Things Research Hub announced today

WMG at the University of Warwick is to play a significant role in a new £23 million interdisciplinary Research Hub designed to drive forward UK research in the Internet of Things (IoT).

Wed 06 January 2016, 12:26 | Tags: Sciences, Big Data, WMG

IBM and University of Warwick develop Big Data ethics course

A partnership between the University of Warwick and IBM is to offer researchers guidance through the ethical minefield of using big data and real time analytics.


Innovative visualisation technology to help strengthen climate change action

Data scientists at the University of Warwick are starting a new project using innovative visualisation techniques, which they believe could transform how evidence is used to inform climate change adaptation initiatives.

Thu 03 September 2015, 13:31 | Tags: Big Data, climate change, Research

Secrets of innovation revealed in study of global video game industry

From the adventures of Lara Croft in Tomb Raider to the apocalyptic drama of Fallout - new research from the University of Warwick has revealed the secret to how some of the world’s most iconic video games were created.

Mon 15 June 2015, 11:39 | Tags: Big Data, Social Sciences, Research, Sociology