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Pint of Science Coventry brings scientists out of the lab and into your local pub 

9 Apr 18

The public science festival, Pint of Science, is coming to Coventry for the first time this year, with experts from the Universities of Warwick and Coventry talking about their research work in a selection of pubs and venues around the city.


Blog feature
University of Warwick launches major teaching and research collaboration with partners in Paris and Brussels 

28 Mar 18

The University of Warwick has today, Wednesday 28 th March 2018, signed and launched two major teaching and research collaborations with partner universities and colleges in Paris and Brussels.


Blog feature
Of Abandoned Staff Quarters in Public Universities 

21 Mar 18

Passed by new construction work inside the campus of a local University, which will remain un-named for specific reasons.


Blog feature
Warwick ranked in world’s top 20 Most International Universities 

14 Mar 18

The University of Warwick has been named as one of the world’s top 20 Most International universities by the Times Higher education ranked 19 th overall and 7 th in the UK.


Blog feature
Physical Sciences Industry Day to welcome businesses to Warwick 

13 Mar 18

Businesses from around the country are coming to the University of Warwick to learn how they collaborate with one of the world’s leading research universities.


Blog comment
Women’s strike call 

6 Mar 18

The Birmingham Women’s Strike Assembly explain the reason for their action.


Local news
Newman Hosts Successful Cathedrals Group Choirs Festival 

28 Feb 18

Saturday 24th February saw universities from the Cathedrals Group come together to perform as part of the annual Cathedrals Group Choirs Festival.


Rugby
Aston University and University of Warwick staff on strike today – what you need to know 

22 Feb 18

Academics at Aston and Warwick Universities are staging the walk-outs in protest at changes to their pensions…


Rugby
Study examines if starting school later in the day may help GCSE pupils 

21 Feb 18

Experts from the universities of Birmingham, Oxford and Aberdeen are recruiting schools to take part in the study…


Rugby
Universities to start weeks of strike action 

20 Feb 18

Staff at Aston and Warwick universities are among thousands across the UK who are staging a walkout in a row of future pensions…


News
Universities warn government not to cut their funding as Theresa May announces tuition fee review 

19 Feb 18

Theresa May has announced a review of university funding and student fees but universities warn that less money could mean less teaching and research…


Blog feature
How does your dog feel about training? A new research project aims to find out 

16 Feb 18

On the first day of the Year of the Dog 2018, researchers at the Universities of Warwick, Cardiff and Scotland’s Rural College are launching a new website introducing an innovative research project that will study dog training as a means to explore…


News
Solihull Sixth Form College celebrates students’ successful university offers 

15 Feb 18

Four current students and one ex-student have been successful in their applications to the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge this year.


Rugby
University staff plan 14 days of strike action over changes to pension schemes 

30 Jan 18

Academics at Aston and Warwick universities are taking industrial action because of changes to their pension schemes…


News
University staff plan 14 days of strike action over changes to pension schemes 

30 Jan 18

Academics at Aston and Warwick universities are taking industrial action because of changes to their pension schemes…


Blog feature
How to Design the Perfect Study Space for Your Online Studies 

26 Jan 18

Online courses are getting more popular for several reasons.


Local news
Study shows rats might be off the hook for the Black Death 

16 Jan 18

New research suggests that rats may not have caused the deadly spread of the plague in the Middle Ages , after all.


Local news
1 out of 5 university students in Birmingham are international 

16 Jan 18

The proportion of international students in Birmingham universities stayed the same for the last four years, while the total number of students in the city increased in the same period.


Blog comment
Emma supports growing calls for Channel 4 to come to the West Midlands 

12 Jan 18

Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East is supporting calls for Channel to move to the West Midlands when they leave their current offices.


News
Boris Johnson brands Toby Young the ‘ideal man’ for universities regulator 

3 Jan 18

The Foreign Secretary insisted Mr Young would bring independence, rigour and caustic wit to the role…


Blog feature
Midlands Innovation announces plans for technology transfer 

20 Dec 17

Midlands Innovation, a group of eight universities and one of the UK’s most influential academic collaborations, has launched its plan for collaboration in technology transfer.


Business
Approved supplier into 3D scanning framework for Universities & Colleges 

11 Dec 17

Central Scanning are pleased to be an official supplier into the 3D Printers, 3D Scanners and associated consumables (LAB1009 AP) framework.


Blog comment
The Digital Revolution 

4 Dec 17

We seem to be making real progress on the Smart Staffordshire work, in which the county council is working with our universities, businesses and the Staffordshire public sector.


News
Region well placed to capitalise on economic benefits of HS2, says leader of Staffordshire County Council 

30 Nov 17

Our region will be perfectly placed to capitalise on any economic benefits from high speed rail, Staffordshire County Council’s leader has claimed.


Blog comment
In Favour of Trigger Warnings 

22 Nov 17

Comment Writer Emilia Lavender argues Universities should use trigger warnings The post In Favour of Trigger Warnings appeared first on Redbrick .