Warwick Engineering Professor works with Association of British Chinese Professors to buy PPE equipment for 10 UK hospitals

1 month 1 week ago

Professor Jihong Wang, from the School of Engineering at the University of Warwick, has been working with the Association of British Chinese Professors (ABCP), where she is Vice President for Finance, to raise funds to purchase personal protection equipment (PPE) for ten UK hospitals to support the NHS in its response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

New website helps Warwick staff and students to volunteer in their community

1 month 1 week ago

Local staff and students at the University of Warwick are being encouraged to volunteer in their communities during the COVID19 pandemic – to support food banks, deliver essentials and provide essential assistance in the region’s NHS hospitals.

The University is also encouraging local organisations that require volunteers to get in touch to see whether members of the Warwick community can help – with people already involved in delivering vital support to local organisations, including using Warwick vehicles to transport supplies for local food banks.

Award for University's Accessibility Innovators

1 month 1 week ago

The University of Warwick’s commitment to creating an inclusive and safe campus for students with disabilities has been recognised by its peers with the award of the Association of University Directors of Estates University Impact Initiative of the Year Award 2020.

T2K results restrict possible values of neutrino CP phase

1 month 1 week ago

Scientists are a step closer to determining whether neutrinos and anti-neutrinos behave differently – potentially solving a key question about the creation of our universe – thanks to new results from an international experiment involving particle physicists at the University of Warwick.

Releasing young adults could be best route out of lockdown, experts suggest

1 month 3 weeks ago

A new briefing paper – The case for releasing the young from lockdown – by experts at the University of Warwick and Warwick Business School makes the case for releasing those aged 20-30 that do not live with older citizens, who appear to be more susceptible to severe cases of the virus, as the best approach to eventually lifting the lockdown.

Verdel Instruments secures £1 million equity funding from Longwall Ventures

1 month 3 weeks ago

Verdel Instruments Limited (Verdel) has recently announced the close of its £1 million equity funding round from Longwall Ventures.

Verdel is a UK-based company pushing the boundaries of complex sample analysis using innovative Two-Dimensional Mass Spectrometry (2DMS) technology. The approach was originally developed for large, complex FT-ICR instruments, but Verdel has developed technology that transfers the technique onto commonly used, high throughput linear ion trap instruments. Verdel’s technology is based on research by Professor Peter O’Connor at the University of Warwick.

Both Coventry’s universities announce funding for local artists to create digital art to support run up to Coventry City of Culture 2021

1 month 3 weeks ago

The University of Warwick and Coventry University have launched a joint project that will fund  local artists to work with researchers to create digital art works that will be showcased this summer in a special digital exhibition in conjunction with the Coventry City of Culture Trust. They will then kept in the Coventry City of Culture Digital Archive.

Ventilators, visors, volunteers and testing - More than a dozen more ways Warwick staff & students are helping respond to the pandemic

1 month 3 weeks ago

I promised to come back to you soon to tell you about even more about the work of many more of our dedicated staff and students I these challenging times and today I am keeping that promise. Here many more ways in which our students and staff are helping from ventilators, visors, and volunteering to helping produce more COVID-19 testing ,and providing online computing experiments for primary school children now learning at home.

In many cases we can’t name the individuals as we want to leave them in peace to get on with their work but where we can they are named below.

Once again I want to give my personal thanks to each and every one of them – they are all inspiring people that are helping us all in these difficult times.”

Professor Stuart Croft

Vice-Chancellor of the University of Warwick

Medical students volunteer to join the NHS fight against COVID-19 across Coventry and Warwickshire

1 month 4 weeks ago

Medical students are from today (1 April) supporting health services across Coventry and Warwickshire to help fight COVID-19 (Coronavirus). 120 final year students from Warwick Medical School at The University of Warwick will initially be employed by the NHS locally to deliver vital support to existing medical and other clinical staff to help with the response to Coronavirus.

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