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Midlands roads to be UK autonomous vehicle testbed

Roads in Coventry and Birmingham are set to become a world-class UK testbed for developing the next generation connected and autonomous (CAV) vehicles, thanks to a new £25m programme of investment being led by WMG at the University of Warwick.

Warwick students help pull three motorbikes, 28 cycles and 40 trolleys from Leamington canal

Students from the University of Warwick were among the volunteers working to clear a stretch of the Grand Union Canal in Leamington Spa at the weekend.

In addition to tyres, fishing line and plastic bags, the team pulled three motorbikes, 28 bicycles and 40 shopping trolleys from the watery depths.

Wed 18 October 2017, 10:33 | Tags: University of Warwick, community, Environment, undergraduates, Volunteers

Warwick graduate invents revolutionary device for testing drugs

A scientist and University of Warwick gradute from Kazakhstan who works for Medherant Ltd - a spin-out of the University of Warwick which produces next-generation drug delivery patches - has invented a revolutionary device for testing transdermal drugs more quickly, efficiently and accurately.

Gold origin confirmed with first ever neutron star gravitational wave sighting

Gold’s origin in the Universe has finally been confirmed, after a gravitational wave source was seen and heard for the first time ever by an international collaboration of researchers, with astronomers at the University of Warwick playing a leading role.

Mon 16 October 2017, 15:00 | Tags: University of Warwick, Astrophysics, Sciences

Professor Celia Lury elected as Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences

The Academy of Social Sciences has awarded a Fellowship to Professor Celia Lury, Director of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies (CIM) at the University of Warwick. Each year a number of Fellowships are awarded to recognise leading social scientists, who are judged on the excellence and impact of their work in using social science for public benefit. 

Mon 16 October 2017, 13:37 | Tags: Social Science, Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies

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