First International safety standard for fully automated driving systems has been published

3 weeks 4 days ago

The use of low speed automated driving systems can contribute to reduction of congestion and carbon emissions all over the world, however the enrolment of such systems has been hampered by the lack of safety standards, until now; as an international group of experts led by WMG, University of Warwick working as part of an ISO technical committee have published the first international safety standard for level 4 automated driving systems.

Creative business programme gives Leamington Spa’s Parade pedestrians pedal powered boost

4 weeks ago

The University of Warwick’s free Creative Futures Incubator based in Leamington Spa’s co-working space 1 Mill Street is already powering up new local businesses, but now is also powering pedestrians up the Parade in Leamington, with 2 e-trikes. These innovative pedicabs provide a creative, environmentally friendly way for residents to get around the town centre and access the shops.

Warwick Law School researcher is British Science Festival 2021 Award Lecture Winner for Social Sciences

1 month ago

Dr Laura Lammasniemi of Warwick Law School has been chosen to deliver the 2021 British Science Association Social Sciences Award Lecture, in recognition of her innovative research and commitment to public engagement. The Award Lectures have been presented at the British Science Festival since 1990. They celebrate and promote front line research being carried out in the UK by early-career scientists, and have become a springboard for many successful science communicators such as Professor Brian Cox (2006) and Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock (2008).

Norton Motorcycles supports student electric motorcycle research with WMG, University of Warwick

1 month ago

The Norton Motorcycle Co Ltd is proud to support students at the University of Warwick who are researching the future of electric racing motorcycles. The group of students undertaking the project are aided by the donation of a sports bike frame by Norton Motorcycles, which has been adapted by the student team to be fitted with an electric powertrain, with batteries and control systems designed in-house.

Warwick Economics student honoured with prestigious Diana Award

1 month ago

Warwick undergraduate Sana Mittar, 19, from New Delhi, has received a prestigious Diana Award in recognition of her work supporting vulnerable communities in India during the pandemic. Established in 1999 in memory of Diana, Princess of Wales, The Diana Award scheme recognises young people between 9 and 25 who are going above and beyond in their daily life to create and sustain positive change through social action or humanitarian work.

Ban all unhealthy food advertisements to tackle childhood obesity, urge University of Warwick researchers

1 month 1 week ago

Today the UK Government announced plans to ban unhealthy food advertisements on TV before 9pm and all paid-for online advertisements. This proposal is supported by recent evidence presented to the Government by the Warwick Obesity Network, an interdisciplinary team of academics and clinicians at the University of Warwick, which found that exposure to unhealthy food and drink advertisements contributes towards childhood obesity by promoting the short-term desire to consume energy-dense, nutrient-poor foods.

Coventry students address United Nations global conference on the legacy of the slave trade

1 month 2 weeks ago

Two Coventry school pupils have addressed a prestigious United Nations conference thanks to the support of the University of Warwick’s Colonial Hangover project, based within the Department of Politics and International Studies. Just five student teams were chosen from around the world to speak. Harvir Dhatt and Aadam Vohra of Lyng Hall School, part of the Finham Park Multi Academy Trust, represented the UK with their presentation at the 12th Annual Global Student Conference on slavery and the transatlantic slave trade.

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