Boundary-spanning research centre launches six new projects

3 weeks ago

From improving mapping of species at risk to analysing the uptake of COVID-19 test and tracing apps by the public, researchers at the University of Warwick's Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies (CIM) are launching six new projects investigating how new technologies are shaping society, and demonstrating how data science can tackle current social, political and ecological challenges.

New rural healthcare inequalities as mobile phones replace friendships?

1 month ago

A new study led by Warwick University's Dr Marco J Haenssgen has demonstrated how mobile phones can support access to healthcare in developing countries, but at the risk that the poorest are deprived of support. Published in the prestigious journal World Development, the researchers highlight the complexities of technological change and caution against over-enthusiastic medical interventions that aim to promote health through mobile phones.

Lockdown seriously affecting the mental health of informal carers, new study finds.

1 month ago

CEDAR's Professor Peter Langdon has been one of a team documenting the mental health of informal carers of children and adults with intellectual disability during the coronavirus pandemic. The research has found that carers of adults and children with intellectual disability were five times more likely to report severe anxiety and between four and ten times more likely to report major depression than parents of children without intellectual disability.

Warwick researchers investigate personalised mechanical ventilation of COVID-19 patients using computer simulations

1 month ago

Engineers from the University of Warwick are leading a project funded under the UK Research and Innovation rolling COVID-19 call to work with clinicians from the University of Nottingham over the next 18 months to investigate optimal strategies for mechanical ventilation of COVID-19 patients. The first results from the project have now been published in the journal Critical Care Explorations.

<i>Tales of Treatment </i> highlight the benefits of grassroots public engagement for researchers

1 month ago

An approach to public engagement which respects grass-roots and community knowledge has an important role to play in improving our understanding of the relationship between traditional healing and Western-style medicine in low and middle-income countries, and could generate new approaches to tackling antimicrobial resistance, according to a new paper published in Medical Humanities.

Report fears UK could lose out to the rest of Europe in crucial automotive battery recycling market

1 month ago




The UK is at significant risk of falling behind in the electric revolution and losing out to the rest of Europe on a crucial automotive lithium ion battery recycling market according to a new research report published this week by WMG at the University of Warwick and backed by the Advanced Propulsion Centre UK, the High Value Manufacturing Catapult and Faraday Battery Challenge at Innovate UK. The report entitled Automotive Lithium ion Battery Recycling in the UK by WMG, at the University of Warwick calls for the UK to move quickly to establish commercial scale recycling for automotive lithium ion batteries    
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