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Evidence of Salmonella Paratyphi C found for the first time in medieval northern Europe 

19 Jul 18

Genome research conducted by the University of Warwick suggests that enteric fever, a potentially lethal disease more commonly found in hot countries, was present in medieval Europe.


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Legacy of empire to be explored as part of Coventry Belgrade Mela this weekend 

19 Jul 18

A University of Warwick project is being featured during a celebration of South Asian culture and cuisine taking place in Coventry this Saturday, 21 July.


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Using adrenaline in cardiac arrests results in less than 1% more people leaving hospital alive – but nearly doubles the survivors’ risk of severe brain damage 

19 Jul 18

A clinical trial of the use of adrenaline in cardiac arrests has found that its use results in less than 1% more people leaving hospital alive – but almost doubles the risk of severe brain damage for survivors of cardiac arrest.


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Sugar improves memory in over-60s – helping them work smarter 

18 Jul 18

Sugar improves memory in older adults and makes them more motivated to perform difficult tasks at full capacity according to new research by the University of Warwick.


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Suicide must not appear to be the only escape for some victims of abuse, warns new study 

17 Jul 18

In one of the largest studies of its kind, and the first in the UK, experts from Refuge and the University of Warwick looked at the experiences of more than 3500 of Refuge’s clients with the aim of informing policy and practice in relation to …


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Warwick ranked 4th in Europe in new Times Higher Education (THE) Europe Teaching Rankings 2018 

11 Jul 18

THE (the Times Higher Education ) have announced in their Thursday 12 th July 2018 edition, that the University of Warwick has been ranked 4 th in Europe in their new Times Higher Education (THE) Europe Teaching Rankings 2018.


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Enzyme discovery could help in fight against TB 

11 Jul 18

An enzyme structure discovery made by scientists at the University of Warwick could help to eradicate tuberculosis (TB).


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Warwick alumna’s community project wins prestigious local award 

10 Jul 18

Canley Pop-Up Café has won the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner Outstanding Active Citizens Fund Project Award.


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Nature’s antifreeze inspires revolutionary bacteria cryopreservation technique 

6 Jul 18

The survival mechanisms of polar fish have led scientists at the University of Warwick to develop of a revolutionary approach to ‘freeze’ bacteria.


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Two million pounds awarded to fight disease in East Africa 

5 Jul 18

The University of Warwick has been awarded £2million to tackle the spread of viruses in East Africa.


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Peterloo protest songs and poems published together for first time 

5 Jul 18

The authentic voice of nineteenth-century England is captured in a new collection of poems and ballads written in response to the 1819 Peterloo Massacre and shared in defiance of Government censorship.


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New method discovered to view proteins inside human cells 

4 Jul 18

Scientists at the University of Warwick have created a new way to view proteins that are inside human cells.


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Warwick Business School’s Executive MBA ranked in world’s top 10 

3 Jul 18

Warwick Business School’s Executive MBA has been ranked in the world’s top 10 by The Economist, making it second in the UK and fourth in Europe.


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Researchers wait over 100 days to see beam of light from first confirmed neutron star merger emerge from behind the sun 

2 Jul 18

A research team led by astronomers at the University of Warwick had to wait over 100 days for the sight of the first of confirmed neutron star merger to remerge from behind the glare of the sun.


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UK sharing economy usage rises by 60 per cent 

2 Jul 18

Users of the sharing economy in the UK have grown by 60 per cent in 18 months, a new survey has found.


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War, lack of democracy and urbanisation contribute to double burden of malnutrition in adolescents in developing countries 

27 Jun 18

A new study from the University of Warwick blames macro-level factors for the double burden of malnutrition among adolescents in developing countries.


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Local organisations join forces to support business training needs 

25 Jun 18

The University of Warwick is one of the leading Coventry and Warwickshire organisations joining together on a major project to support businesses across the region with education and training.


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New report says UK electric vehicle battery industry could be worth £2.7 billion per year for UK chemical companies 

25 Jun 18

A new report published today Monday 25 th June 2108 shows that UK companies are well-placed to supply valuable materials needed for batteries to be built in UK a potential £2.7 billion per year business opportunity.


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Warwick graduates in top 10 for highest earnings in over a dozen subjects 

22 Jun 18

The government’s 2018 Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset has found that in over a dozen subjects University of Warwick graduates are ranked 6th in the UK for high earnings five years after graduation.


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Alzheimer’s breakthrough: brain metals that may drive disease progression revealed 

21 Jun 18

Alzheimer’s disease could be better treated, thanks to a breakthrough discovery of the properties of the metals in the brain involved in the progression of the neurodegenerative condition, by an international research collaboration including the …


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Suppressed Shakespeare speech revived for Refugee Week 

21 Jun 18

A short film, supported by the University of Warwick and involving Professor Tony Howard, is being released as part of Refugee Week (18th -24th June) has taken as its starting point a speech thought to be written by William Shakespeare over 400 years…


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Breaking down the barriers to employment for military spouses and partners 

20 Jun 18

Nearly one in five military spouses or partners want to work but can’t get a job because of the unique challenges presented by military life, according to a new study by the University of Warwick’s Institute for Employment Research and QinetiQ …


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First Warwick behavioural science summit inspires international audience 

20 Jun 18

World Bank Senior Behavioural Scientist Nina Mazar was the keynote speaker at the inaugural Warwick Behavioural Science Summit, attended by about 200 delegates from the academic community, the civil service, and industry.


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Boost for female engineers: Warwick partners with Women’s Engineering Society 

19 Jun 18

Female Engineers of the present and future are to be better encouraged, supported and developed, as the University of Warwick’s School of Engineering has become an official Education Partner of the Women’s Engineering Society (WES).


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Boost for female engineers: Warwick partners with Women’s Engineering Society 

19 Jun 18

Female Engineers of the present and future are to be better encouraged, supported and developed, as the University of Warwick’s School of Engineering has become an official Education Partner of the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) .