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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

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.


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.


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

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