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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.


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.


It is all in the hips - professional golfers more likely to have different shaped hip joints to most of the population

Lack of success on the fairway may not be due to your swing – it could be your hips that are to blame. New research from the University of Warwick has found that professional golfers are more likely to have different shaped right and left hips compared to the rest of us.


Diamond: More Than Just a Gemstone

Scientists at the University of Warwick are exploiting the extreme properties of man-made diamond in exciting new technologies, developing diamond based solutions for engineering, electronics, sensing and biomedical industries, to name just a few.


Fruit discovery could provide new treatments for obesity, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease

A combination of two compounds found in red grapes and oranges could be used to improve the health of people with diabetes, and reduce cases of obesity and heart disease.

The find has been made by University of Warwick researchers who now hope that their discovery will be developed to provide a treatment for patients.


Warwick shares in £167million investment in engineering, technology & science PhDs

The University of Warwick is to receive almost £5million funding to support the next generation of engineering, technology & science researchers.


University contributes to NICE guidelines for supporting young people receiving health or social care

Chaired by a University of Warwick academic the independent committee of experts which developed the guidelines found support for young people moving from children’s to adults’ services can often be patchy and inconsistent.


Landmark publications and research by University of Warwick academics awarded Bainton Book Prizes for Art History and Reference

Several members of the Warwick community have been recognised by the international Sixteenth Century Society this month for their outstanding publications that showcase Warwickshire’s rich cultural heritage.

Thu 05 November 2015, 13:24 | Tags: Awards, History or art, Art, Researchers, Academic Staff

Therapy could help chronic pain sufferers get a good night’s sleep

Research conducted at the University of Warwick indicates that chronic pain sufferers could benefit from therapy to help them sleep better.


Oldest DNA sequences may reveal secrets of ancient animal ancestors

Seven-hundred-million year-old DNA sequences from ancient animals have been unearthed by a team including a University of Warwick researcher, shedding new light on our earliest animal ancestors and how they influenced modern species – including the sponge.

Wed 28 October 2015, 14:15 | Tags: Sciences, Life Sciences, Research, Biology, Researchers

Largest UK breast cancer physiotherapy trial to be led by Warwick

What is expected to be the biggest UK study on the effect of physiotherapy on women after breast cancer surgery is to be led by Warwick Medical School in partnership with University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust.

Wed 09 September 2015, 10:22 | Tags: Warwick Medical School, Health, cancer, Research, Researchers

ESRC awards two prestigious fellowships to Warwick researchers

Researchers at the University of Warwick have been awarded two prestigious social science Professorial Fellowships available in the UK.

Mon 29 July 2013, 10:26 | Tags: Awards and Distinctions, Politics, Researchers, Academic Staff

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