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Declaration of Intent: the Creation of a European University Alliance 

5 Jun 18

Following executive discussions, detailed planning by academic groups, and the joint signing of key memoranda, the University of Warwick (United Kingdom), the University of Paris Seine (France) and Vrije Universiteit Brussels (Belgium) have declared …


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Professor David Morley elected a Fellow of The Royal Society of Literature 

5 Jun 18

The poet, Professor David Morley of the University of Warwick’s Warwick Writing Programme, has been elected a Fellow of The Royal Society of Literature.


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Professor Peter Marshall wins Wolfson History Prize 

5 Jun 18

Professor Peter Marshall, of the University of Warwick’s Department of History, has won this year’s Wolfson History Prize with his book Heretics and Believers: A History of the English Reformation…


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Globular clusters 4 billion years younger than previously thought 

4 Jun 18

Globular clusters could be up to 4 billion years younger than previously thought, new research led by the University of Warwick has found.


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New surgery for groin pain found to be more effective than physiotherapy 

1 Jun 18

As the FIFA World Cup approaches researchers have found that keyhole surgery could help get injured footballers back on the pitch faster than physiotherapy-led treatments.


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Atomically thin nanowires convert heat to electricity more efficiently 

1 Jun 18

Waste heat can be converted to electricity more efficiently using one-dimensional nanoscale materials as thin as an atom ushering a new way of generating sustainable energy thanks to new research by the University of Warwick.


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Memory processes depend on protein ‘off-switch’ – could lead to new Alzheimer’s treatments 

31 May 18

Memory, learning and cognitive flexibility depend on a protein ‘off-switch’ in the brain, according to a breakthrough discovery made by an international research collaboration co-led by the University of Warwick.


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Warwick Ranked in THE’s World Reputation Rankings Top 100 

31 May 18

The University of Warwick has been named as one the world’s top 100 universities for research and teaching by the Times Higher Education’s 2018 World Reputation Rankings – one of only nine UK institutions to make the list.


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Tate Modern’s Tate Exchange: Warwick academics question Truth, Justice and History through public art engagement 

31 May 18

Researchers from the University of Warwick are exploring their research findings through artistic practice with the public at Tate Modern’s Tate Exchange programme next month (June 12-17).


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Warwick ranked 8th in UK by the Guardian 

29 May 18

The Guardian 2019 University Guide has ranked the University of Warwick 8th in the UK.


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RESOLVE prototypes shape future of electric urban commuting 

25 May 18

The future of daily urban commuting could be small, lightweight Electric L-category Vehicles (ELVs) a cost effective, energy efficient and comfortable alternative to traditional cars in cities, is at the heart of the €6.92m RESOLVE project, which …


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The spies who loved him – what do real intelligence officers think of James Bond? 

25 May 18

As a new art exhibition opens at Bletchley Park celebrating the James Bond series and exploring Bond creator Ian Fleming’s links to the secret world of intelligence and espionage, two University of Warwick academics reveal what real spies think of …


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Parents, researchers and charities join forces to create new resource for parents of children with learning disabilities. 

25 May 18

The University of Warwick, Mencap, Cerebra, and the Challenging Behaviour Foundation have teamed up with parents of children with learning disabilities to produce a new Parents Guide, launched today in Belfast.


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Improved financial regulation deters misconduct, study finds 

24 May 18

Improved regulation has deterred a greater amount of financial misconduct in the UK since the global financial crisis, according to a new study by researchers at UEA, Bangor University, and the Universities of Warwick and Otago.


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New Shakespeare exhibition featuring Warwick research opens in Stratford 

24 May 18

A new exhibition, Hear the Ambassadors: The Performance of Diplomacy in the Age of Shakespeare , opened this week in Stratford.


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Hotter bodies fight infections and tumours better – researchers show how 

21 May 18

The hotter our body temperature, the more our bodies speed up a key defence system that fights against tumours, wounds or infections, new research by a multidisciplinary team of mathematicians and biologists from the Universities of Warwick and …


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University of Warwick delighted at Coventry’s European City of Sport win 

17 May 18

The University of Warwick is celebrating Coventry’s latest accolade – European City of Sport.


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Moderate to high intensity exercise does not slow cognitive decline in people with dementia 

17 May 18

Moderate to high intensity exercise does not slow cognitive (mental) impairment in older people with dementia, finds a trial led by a University of Warwick researcher…


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Six months of Herceptin could be as effective as 12 months for some women with HER2 positive breast cancer 

17 May 18

Study that finds women with HER2 positive early-stage breast cancer taking Herceptin for six months could be as effective as 12 months in preventing relapse and death, and can reduce side effects, finds new research.


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UK’s first 1 GHz solid-state NMR Spectrometer funded at Warwick 

15 May 18

The UK’s first 1 GHz solid-state Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectrometer is on its way to the University of Warwick, thanks to £8 million from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).


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US boycott of Chinese researchers could ‘stifle’ global progress, research suggests. 

14 May 18

Academics are warning that proposed measures by the Trump administration to restrict Chinese researchers from working in the US could ‘stifle’ global progress.


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Copyrights, patents and trademarks – how will Brexit affect intellectual property rights? 

14 May 18

The second in a new series of briefs bringing current legal thinking to bear on public policy issues and contemporary concerns has been published today by GLOBE, a research centre within the University of Warwick’s Law School.


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BBC journalist, Paralympic gold medalist, South African mediator, and NASA scientist to receive honorary degrees from the University of Warwick 

14 May 18

Leading BBC Journalist Stephen Sackur, Paralympic rowing gold medalist Pamela Relph, a South African conflict mediator Peter Harris, and a NASA scientist Douglas Terrier, are just four of the people who will receive honorary degrees from the …


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Oral drug treatment helps protect cancer patients from potentially deadly DVT and pulmonary embolism 

11 May 18

Research from the University of Warwick indicates that taking a tablet a day can help treat cancer patients of a potentially deadly condition.


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AI Network launched to tackle societal issues 

10 May 18

Warwick Business School is launching a research network to investigate how artificial intelligence can be used to take on some of the world’s biggest challenges.