Discovery of microscopic metallic particles in the human brain

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A UK-led international team of researchers has discovered elemental metallic copper and iron in the human brain for the first time. The team, comprised of scientists from Keele University and the University of Warwick, in collaboration with the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), used the UK’s national synchrotron Diamond Light Source, and the Advanced Light Source located in California (USA) to identify elemental metallic copper and magnetic elemental iron within the amyloid plaques, chemical forms of copper and iron previously undocumented in human biology.

The Prof. Lord Bhattacharyya building crowned best workplace in the UK

2 days 9 hours ago

The BCO Awards, recognises the highest quality developments in the UK and sets the standard for excellence in both the regional and national office sector.

The Professor Lord Bhattacharyya building is a Midlands and Central England regional award winner, and was also crowned the national Innovation Award winner, at a virtual ceremony last night (Thursday 10th June).

Warwick named as one of UK's top 10 and Europe's top 20 universities

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The University of Warwick has been named as one of the UK’s top 10 and one of the Europe’s top 20 universities in two new league tables.

The new tables find that Warwick has risen in the 2022 QS World University Rankings to at 61st in the world – making Warwick one of Europe’s top 20 universities – and has been placed 10th in the UK by the Complete University Guide.

Protect the sea, neglect the people? New discovery of the large-scale impact of marine conservation schemes

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Governments and international organisations are expanding targets to conserve marine spaces to stem the worrying depletion of biodiversity and fish stocks around the globe. A new study now demonstrates the wide range of unintended impacts that such conservation efforts have on affected communities. Published today in the leading international development journal World Development, the research presents a ground-breaking case study of the Cambodian Koh Sdach Archipelago combined with a cross-country statistical analysis of the impacts of marine conservation across Southeast Asian communities.

Best practice for researching with child language learners explored in new book

2 weeks 2 days ago

The ethical practices, dilemmas and challenges of classroom research involving child language learners are the focus of a new book edited by Dr Annamaria Pinter of the University of Warwick and Dr Harry Kuchah of the University of Leeds. Ethical and Methodological Issues in Researching Young Language Learners in School Contexts offers a rich tapestry of insights from a selection of research projects around the world, in the hope of contributing to shaping research, teacher education and teaching practices in a positive way.

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