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Professor Nasir Rajpoot and Dr Emma Pickwell-MacPherson receive Wolfson Research Merit Awards

Two University of Warwick academics have been recognised by the Royal Society’s Wolfson Merit Award scheme, awarded to outstanding scientists to support their research careers at UK universities.

Dr Emma Pickwell-MacPherson, of the Ultrafast and Terahertz Photonics Group in the Department of Physics, and Professor Nasir Rajpoot, an expert in cancer histology image analysis, will receive additional funding to support their research at Warwick over the next five years.

Thu 21 September 2017, 14:49 | Tags: Computer Science, Physics, Health, Grants, Awards, cancer, Health and Medicine

Warwick physicists in new $500 million international partnership to probe some of universe’s most mysterious particles

University of Warwick physicists have joined a new $500 million international partnership to probe some of universe’s most mysterious particles, thanks to the UK Government’s investment of £65 million in the programme. The flagship global science project, based in the United States, could change our understanding of the universe.

Thu 21 September 2017, 08:18 | Tags: Physics, Sciences

Study suggests you can ‘pick up’ a good or bad mood from your friends - but it also suggests that depression doesn’t have the same effect

New research suggests that both good and bad moods can be ‘picked up’ from friends, but depression can’t.

Wed 20 September 2017, 09:38 | Tags: Health, Mathematics, research, mental health, WMS, US, Health and Medicine

Research shared live across planet at unique student conference

The brightest undergraduate researchers from across the planet will share their research at the fifth International Conference of Undergraduate Research (ICUR) – founded by the award-winning Monash Warwick Alliance – later this month.

Antimicrobial resistance tackled with new £2.85m PhD Training Programme

New scientists will be trained to explore ways to tackle antimicrobial resistance - one of the greatest emerging threats to human health – with the creation of a £2.85m national PhD Training Programme, funded by the Medical Research Council and part-led by the University of Warwick.

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