Innovative Partner Awarded Contract to develop Very Light Rail trackform

2 months 2 weeks ago

The Coventry Very Light Rail project is about to embark on a new adventure, investigating how to create a low cost trackform for the light rail carriages already in development, thanks to £1.5m funding from West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA), secured by CCC. This project aims to revolutionise affordable public transport in towns and cities.

New STM technique with super sharp frozen carbon monoxide needle points way to new and purer pharmaceuticals

2 months 2 weeks ago

Using a carbon monoxide tipped super sharp needle frozen to 7 Kelvin (minus 266 degrees centigrade), researchers at the University of Warwick can identify whether bonds are hydrogen or halogen, and are also able to pick up minute defects in these materials. These results could be of high relevance to help creating new pharmaceuticals that are purer than ever.

Explore the Egyptian revolution online with new multimedia resource

2 months 2 weeks ago

A new digital archive co-created by Warwick researcher Dr Nicola Pratt gathers art, music and film created during the 2011 Egyptian revolution into a unique new multimedia resource for scholars, students and the general public alike. 'Politics, Popular Culture and the 2011 Egyptian Revolution' documents the 25 January 2011 uprising and its aftermath through the prism of popular culture.

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

2 months 3 weeks 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

2 months 3 weeks 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

2 months 3 weeks 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

2 months 4 weeks 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.

Verdel Instruments secures £1 million equity funding from Longwall Ventures

3 months 1 week 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.

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