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Public health pioneer emphasises the importance of Warwick and other medical schools 

19 Jan 18

One of the UK’s foremost health pioneers has been awarded a Hon DSc (Honorary Doctor of Science) from the University of Warwick.


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Emirates President, Sir Tim Clark, offers advice to graduates 

19 Jan 18

In recognition of his leading role in the aviation industrial sector, Sir Tim Clark has been awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws by the University of Warwick during the Winter 2018 Degree Congregations.


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Science on Show at Warwick 

19 Jan 18

Young science explorers from across the region will be able to sit in a submarine, search the skies for stars and use physics and chemistry to make ice-cream at the University of Warwick’s Science Gala this month.


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Emirates President, Sir Time Clark, offers advice to new graduates 

19 Jan 18

In recognition of his leading role in the aviation industrial sector, Sir Tim Clark has been awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws by the University of Warwick during the Winter 2018 Degree Congregations.


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Warwick academic helps launch new Mencap NI support programme for families and children with a learning disability 

18 Jan 18

Professor Richard Hastings of the University of Warwick’s Centre for Educational Development Appraisal and Research (CEDAR) was one of the keynote speakers at today’s launch of Mencap NI’s new Family Support Programme, designed to help families…


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World-renowned micro artist receives honorary doctorate from The University of Warwick 

18 Jan 18

The University of Warwick has honoured internationally renowned micro-artist Willard Wigan MBE, with an honorary doctorate.


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How will the 4th Industrial Revolution affect business? 

17 Jan 18

Imagine a future where new cars are designed not by people, but by computers analysing hundreds of sensors on an old car as it drives around and then the new version is 3D printed ready to be delivered to the showroom.


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Electric vehicle experts to answer public’s questions at Warwick 

17 Jan 18

Get your questions about electric cars and the future of British transport answered by leading experts in academia and industry at the University of Warwick next week.


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Royal Astronomical Society’s Herschel Medal awarded to Warwick researcher 

16 Jan 18

The Royal Astronomical Society’s 2018 Herschel Medal has been awarded to a University of Warwick astrophysicist – Professor Tom Marsh.


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Why India’s kanthari Foundation is leading the way in social enterprise 

16 Jan 18

Empowering the most vulnerable and driving social change is something Governments, charities and NGOs have been attempting to do for decades.


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Warwick academic helping to shape policy towards the Western Balkans 

16 Jan 18

University of Warwick researcher Dr Andi Hoxhaj has been invited to speak at a prestigious Parliamentary seminar on 17 January 2018.


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Warwick gravitational waves physicist wins Blavatnik Young Scientists Award 

16 Jan 18

An astrophysicist from the University of Warwick has been named a 2018 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists in the United Kingdom Finalist, winning $30,000.


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Coventry schoolchildren to bring the idea of cultural exchange and shared heritage to life 

15 Jan 18

Following the city’s winning bid to become UK City of Culture, Coventry schoolchildren are taking part in a new competition to bring the idea of cultural exchange and shared heritage to life.


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Medea comes to the Belgrade Theatre 

15 Jan 18

Euripides’ tragedy about love, betrayal and revenge is coming to Coventry.


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Young engineers build own electric kit car with WMG 

11 Jan 18

WMG at the University of Warwick will be lending a hand to budding young engineers from The Richard Crosse C of E Primary School in Kings Bromley, Staffordshire, in their quest to build and race their very own electric kit car.


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Cancer targeted with reusable ‘stinging nettle’ treatment 

9 Jan 18

Cancer cells can be destroyed more effectively and selectively with a unique new reusable treatment, activated with a substance found in stinging nettles and ants – thanks to new research by the University of Warwick.


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Acclaimed Malaysian author Tash Aw honoured by University of Warwick 

5 Jan 18

Critically-acclaimed Malaysian author, Tash Aw, is to receive an honorary degree from the University of Warwick, UK his alma mater.


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Professor Carol Rutter discusses Hamlet on Radio 4’s In Our Time 

3 Jan 18

Carol Rutter, Professor of Shakespeare and Performance Studies at the University of Warwick, has appeared on BBC Radio 4’s In Our Time discuss Shakespeare’s best known, most quoted and longest play – Hamlet.


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TEST 

3 Jan 18

TEST…


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VirionHealth Receives up to $4.2m from DARPA 

3 Jan 18

University of Warwick spin-out company VirionHealth Ltd, a new biotechnology company developing novel therapeutics for respiratory viral infections, today announced that it has won non-dilutive funding worth up to $4.2 million from the US Defense …


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VirionHealth Receives up to $4.2m from DARPA 

3 Jan 18

University of Warwick spin-oout company, VirionHealth – a new biotechnology company developing novel therapeutics for respiratory viral infections, today announced that it has won non-dilutive funding worth up to $4.2 million from the US Defense …


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Joint Statement by The University Development Foundation and The University of Warwick Regarding the Warwick in California Project 

21 Dec 17

The University Development Foundation and the University of Warwick announced today, 21 st December 2017, that the University of Warwick has decided to withdraw from the effort to establish the University of Warwick in California.


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Sausages, sponges and silver: Modern New Year vs Roman Saturnalia 

21 Dec 17

Ancient Romans celebrated the start of the New Year as part of a winter festival called Saturnalia with sausages, sponges and silver given as gifts, alongside human sacrifice.


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Predicting behaviour by measuring our brain’s ‘state’ 

20 Dec 17

The state of your brain can be used to predict your future decisions before you even see the options, researchers have discovered.


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Io Io Io! Modern Christmas vs Roman Saturnalia 

20 Dec 17

Partying, pantomime, feasting and gift-giving are all established traditions of the Christmas season.