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[24 JAN 02] WARWICK UNI STUDENT AIMS FOR DJ FINALS

Maxwell Golden, student DJ from University of Warwick [photograph]A University of Warwick student is set to big it up as a DJ after making it through to the semi-finals of a national DJ competition.  MORE


[08 OCT 01] WARWICK CASH BOOST FOR WORK WITH BUSINESS

University of Warwick KoanThe University of Warwick has been awarded £8 million as part of a £120 million government programme to get UK universities working with business.  MORE


[23 JUL 01]
IMAGING EXPERTS WIN AWARD

Improvision - TCS awardLocal scientific imaging experts, Improvision, have won an award for their technology transfer work with the University of Warwick. MORE

[13 MAY 01] WARWICK UNI MOVES AT THE SPEED OF LIGHT

A new £5 million research centre that will be at the cutting edge of new technology is to be housed in Coventry.  MORE

[25 APR 01] WARWICK UNI PREDICTS MORE JOBS AHEAD

A new report from the University of Warwick predicts continued low unemployment and up to two million more jobs for the UK by 2010.  MORE

[02 APR 01] HOW FREE IS A COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION?

Coventry houseNew research from the University of Warwick has revealed how much parents are prepared to pay to move to the catchment areas of the best state schools.  MORE

[20 MAR 01] COMPUTER SOFTWARE FOR SCHOOLS EXTENDED

A government minister has used a visit to Coventry to announce the extension of a scheme giving manufacturing software to schools.  MORE

[13 FEB 01] GRADUATES TO CAMPAIGN AGAINST LAP-TOP IDEA

Warwick University graduates are being urged to join a campaign against plans to force students to own their own lap-top computer.  MORE

[07 FEB 01] WARWICK PONDERS LAP-TOP REVOLUTION

Students at the University of Warwick could be forced to have lap-top computers before being accepted onto courses.  MORE

[02 FEB 01] JOHNNY TO LAUNCH £2.3m HI-TECH SCHOOL EFFORT

Childrenís TV presenter Johnny Ball will be opening more young minds to the wonders of science in Coventry next week when he launches a £2.3 million engineering education programme.  MORE

[19 JAN 01] ECONOMICS QUALITY MAKES WARWICK PERFECT

The University of Warwick has scored top marks for its teaching yet again following a visit to the economics department by inspectors.  MORE

[16 JAN 01] FLEXIBLE COURSE TO FAST TRACK NEW TEACHERS

Teachers can now be trained in just ten weeks following the launch of a new flexible course by the University of Warwick.  MORE

[20 DEC 00] MOBILE PHONE HEALTH THREAT REDUCED BY EXPERT

Health fears over mobile telephones could soon become a thing of the past thanks to an invention by a professor at the University of Warwick.  MORE

[14 DEC 00] CLINTON LOOKS TO THE WORLD'S FUTURE

President Clinton took his bow from the world stage today by addressing an audience at Warwick University on the challenges facing the world.  MORE

[14 DEC 00] TWITS TAKE CENTRE STAGE AT WARWICK

Bill Clinton and Tony Blair were visiting Warwick University today, but hundreds of children were having their fun too.  MORE

[12 DEC 00] WATCH CLINTON'S WARWICK SPEECH ON THE WEB

Bill Clintonís speech from the University of Warwick on Thursday will be broadcast on the internet.  MORE

[11 DEC 00] WARWICK UNIVERSITY IN CLINTON COUP

The President of the United States Bill Clinton is to visit the University of Warwick on Thursday as part of his final official visit to the United Kingdom.  MORE

[05 DEC 00] NEW DEGREES FOR TALENTED ENGINEERS

A scheme that allows firms such as Marconi, BMW and Land Rover to put trainee engineers through a degree course is to be extended.  MORE

[05 DEC 00] SCIENCE MANUFACTURERS PASS OUT 

An international programme run by the University of Warwick to train some of the top people in science-based manufacturing has celebrated its first graduates.  MORE

[30 NOV 00] TURNER PRIZE FOUNDER HONOURED BY WARWICK

The man who founded the Turner Prize and gave the University of Warwick one of its most famous sculptures is to be given an honorary doctorate.  MORE

[28 NOV 00] WARWICK LAYS FOUNDATION FOR MORE DEGREES

People who have never had access to higher education are set to benefit from a new scheme that will open up universities to them.  MORE

[24 NOV 00] RaW TALENT WINS NATIONAL ACCOLADE

Students from the University of Warwick will be broadcasting to the nation after the radio station scooped a hat-trick of awards.  MORE

[24 NOV 00] EDUCATION, EDUCATION, EDUCATION ALL PRAISED

Teachers teaching teachers at the University of Warwick have been given top marks by government inspectors for the quality of their work.  MORE

[21 NOV 00] CHILDREN 'PREFER PETS TO ADULTS'

Pets can be more important to children than their family, according to research by psychologists at the University of Warwick.  MORE

[08 NOV 00] WARWICK APPOINTS NEW VICE-CHANCELLOR

The University of Warwick has appointed Professor V David VandeLinde as its next Vice-Chancellor to replace Sir Brian Follett, who steps down in April.  MORE

[01 NOV 00] MORE CASH FOR FELLOWS AT WARWICK

Warwick University has launched a £1 million effort to entice the brightest students in the land to take up PhD study.  MORE

[27 OCT 00] NEW CENTRE TO SOLVE RIDDLE OF MORSE'S KILLER

Author Colin Dexter will reveal what eventually kills Inspector Morse when he opens a new centre dedicated to caring for diabetics at the University of Warwick next month.  MORE

[27 OCT 00] WARWICK LEADS FURTHER EDUCATION REsearch

The University of Warwick and Tile Hill college in Coventry are to be two of the partners in the largest ever nationally funded research project into Further Education.  MORE

[12 OCT 00] WARWICK BEATS IVORY TOWERS DOWN LIST

The University of Warwick has been ranked the most productive research university in the country.  MORE

[10 OCT 00] £2M RESEARCH INTO GPS, DENTISTS AND OPTICIANS

A £1.9 million programme is being launched by the University of Warwick to look at ways to improve the quality of NHS primary care services. MORE

[27 SEP 00] CRICKET TO THE CREASE AT WARWICK CONFERENCE

Cricket-lovers will be able romp through four centuries in six hours at a unique conference dedicated to the history of the game at the University of Warwick. MORE

[20 SEP 00] SUBMARINE ATTACKER CLEARED OF ONE CHARGE

A former University of Warwick student has been cleared of a charge of criminal damage after attacking a submarine, but could still face a retrial over a second allegation. MORE

[05 SEP 00] FIRMS URGED TO LOOK TO FUTURE WITH ROBOTS

Businesses in Coventry and Warwickshire have so far proved immune to the lure of robots, and risk missing out on an insight into the automated world.  MORE

[08 AUG 00] PROFESSOR SEES WORK HEAD OFF INTO SPACE

A Warwick university professor is going to watch 10 years of her work take off into the skies tomorrow.  MORE

[29 JUN 00] e-BUSINESS IDEAS TO BE ALLOWED TO GROW

A new programme to help students develop e-business plans was today being launched by the government minister responsible for the electronic revolution.  MORE

[28 JUN 00] UNIVERSITY IN £5m PLASTIC RESEARCH DEAL

Warwick University has linked up with a leading plastics company in a £5 million research programme.  MORE

[13 JUN 00] NEW PROGRAMME TO MASTER E-COMMERCE

A new masters degree programme in e-commerce is being launched by Warwick University in a $1 million link with industry.  MORE

[24 MAY 00] FIRMS READY TO GAIN ON THE INTERNET

Businesses in Coventry and Warwickshire can advertise their services for free a when a a special networking  website for the region is launched this week.  MORE

[18 MAY 00] LIFELONG LEARNING FOR ALL AS JACKIE CELEBRATES

Warwick University will be having a double celebration of adult learning this weekend.  MORE

[10 MAY 00] ROBOT WARS END AS MACHINES SEEK LOVE

Unloved robots are moving to Coventry to try and find someone who will give them a chance of taking a place on the world stage.  MORE

[27 APR 00] WOMAN CHARGED AFTER GREER HELD

Warwick University professor Germaine Greer is recovering after allegedly being held against her will at her home in Essex.  MORE

[04 APR 00] WARWICK BUSINESS GRADUATES IN GREAT DEMAND

The University of Warwick's status among employers has risen further, according to a recent survey.  MORE

[28 MAR 00] CW2000 PROJECT OPEN FOR BUSINESS

A new initiative to allow small and medium sized businesses in Coventry and Warwickshire exploit the internet is now signing up members.  MORE

[27 MAR 00] WARWICK GRADUATES ASKED TO DONATE

Rich Warwick graduates are being offered the chance to have professorial chairs named after them if they support poor students.  MORE

[21 MAR 00] WARWICK PROFESSOR SLAMS BUDGET

A University of Warwick economics expert has criticised the Chancellorís budget as "not very exciting or interesting".  MORE

[16 MAR 00] WARWICK STUDENTS STAGE FEES PROTEST

Over 400 students occupied the main administrative building at the University of Warwick yesterday.  MORE

[04 FEB 00] LESSONS TO BE LEARNT FROM MILLENNIUM BUG

Organisations that handled the Millennium Bug well could use the same sort of strategies to make other wide-ranging changes happen more smoothly.  MORE

[27 JUL 99] SCIENCE PARK COMPANY OFFERS FAST DIAGNOSES

Micropathology Ltd, one of the latest companies to join the University of Warwick Science Park, is providing a 24 hour clinical advice service for medical colleagues on all aspects of infectious disease. MORE

[30 JUN 99] WARWICK BUSINESS SCHOOL ANNOUNCES NEW DEAN

Warwick Business School has announced that its new Dean is to be Professor Howard Thomas, currently Dean of the College of Commerce and Business Administration at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.   MORE

[24 JUN 99] NEW MEDICAL SCHOOL, BUT WHERE?

Coventry has won a medical school from the Government but no one knows where it can be built because of the local squabbles over where a new super hospital is to be sited.   MORE

[22 JUN 99] MEDICAL SCHOOL FOR WARWICK UNIVERSITY

Healthcare in Coventry and Warwickshire has been given a massive boost today after the announcement that Warwick University will be the site for a major new medical school.  MORE

[18 JUN 99] NEW EARLY CHILDHOOD STUDIES DEGREE

Tile Hill College are delighted to announce the launch of a BA Degree in Early Childhood Studies.  MORE

[10 JUN 99] RESEARCH TEAM TACKLES 5000 ROYAL BOOKS

We are all familiar with the mountains of commemorative literature and merchandise that seem to mark Royal events today from weddings to funerals, but this is by no means a new idea.   MORE

[09 JUN 99] SCHEME FOR CHILDREN TO DESIGN THE FUTURE

Senior figures from schools, business and higher education, will gather at Warwick Manufacturing Group, at the University of Warwick, on Monday 14 June to launch a scheme to equip schoolchildren to be the design engineers of the future.   MORE

[03 JUN 99] DOUBLE TERRY PRATCHETT WEEK AT WARWICK UNI

Immensely popular UK top ten selling author Terry Pratchett is going to be seeing a lot of the University of Warwick in the next few weeks.   MORE

[25 MAY 99] NEW RESEARCH INTO DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY

Digital technology is driving terrestrial, satellite, cable TV and the Internet to converge - but new research published this month suggests we should be paying more attention to attempts by governments and regulators in Britain, Europe and the US to cope with this convergence.   MORE

[13 MAY 99] NEW RESEARCH ON CREATIVE ACCOUNTING

Creative accounting was one of the key themes in corporate finance and corporate governance in the 1980s. Controlling it is a key issue today. New research published this week explores how successful attempts to regulate creative accounting have been and how companies can still resist the regulation.   MORE

[12 MAY 99] REPORT INTO THE LOCATION OF POWER STATIONS

False incentives generated by the the regulatory regime for the UK gas and electricity industries have caused many gas-fired power stations built in the 1990s to be located in socially undesirable locations.   MORE

[27 APR 99] ACORN AWARD FOR CONFERENCE MANAGER

Wendy Roberts, Accommodation Services Manager at the University of Warwick, has been named as one of the UK's 30 top leaders aged under 30 in the hospitality and conference industry.   MORE

[23 APR 99] UNI HOSTS COMPETITION FOR CONFERENCE CHEFS

The cream of the UK's conference centre chefs came to the University of Warwick at the weekend in the first ever competition to find the UK's best conference centre chef. The event organised by Conference Centres of Excellence a consortium 24 of the UK's leading independent conference centres, was won by Lee Gaskins, Sous Chef, Woodside Conference Centre, in Kenilworth.   MORE

[22 APR 99] RESEARCHERS BEAT CERAMIC FIBRE HEALTH RISK

Researchers at the Warwick Process Technology Group have devised a manufacturing technique for spun-fibre based ceramics that allows manufacturers to produce high tech ceramic fibres without the creation of very small diameter fibres that can be a health risk. Fine ceramic fibres have been about for many years. They are used because fineness is a desirable property in a range of applications.   MORE

[16 APR 99] UNIVERSITIES WIN £3 MILLION

A proposal from the universities of Birmingham and Warwick has been awarded £3 million under the government's "University Challenge" initiative. The money will be used to set up a fund to invest in new high-technology companies that use research developments from the region's universities.  MORE

[08 APR 99] WARWICK UNI AWARDS 14 HONORARY DEGREES

The University of Warwick has announced the names of those to be awarded honorary degrees at its Summer degree congregations from 13-16th July and its Winter degree congregations in January 2000. Included in the list are best selling author Terry Pratchett OBE, Royal Shakespeare Company actor Alex Jennings and Jaguar's current Chairman and Chief Executive Nicholas (Nick) Scheele.   MORE

[31 MAR 99] PRATCHETT TO RECEIVE HONOURARY DEGREE

The University of Warwick has announced today that best selling author Terry Pratchett is to be awarded an honorary degree An Honorary Doctor of Letters (Hon DLitt) at one of its Summer degree congregations on 14th July 1999. Terry Pratchett's first career was as a journalist.   MORE

[29 MAR 99] PROFESSOR FEARS FOR PART TIME STUDENTS

In his address to the Association of University Administrators annual conference, on Monday 29 March, the UK's First Professor of Life Long Learning, will praise the Government's commitment to Life Long Learning.   MORE

[25 MAR 99] UNI STAFF ESCAPE DEATH PRANK

Three members of staff at the University of Warwick escaped serious damage to their health when a prankster added cleaning fluid to milk in a refrigerator.   MORE

[25 MAR 99] STUDENTS BURN THE MIDNIGHT OIL IN UNI LIBRARY

Students at the University of Warwick are almost literally burning the midnight oil, they have persuaded the University to keep its library open for reference and private study from 9.30pm to midnight each weekday night during term.   MORE

[23 MAR 99] £1.6 MILLION SCHEME FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

The European Regional Development Fund has just announced that they are to fund a new £1.6 million scheme designed to help small Coventry and Warwickshire companies who wish to access the research skills of staff and students at the University of Warwick.  MORE

[22 MAR 99] UV LIGHT MAKES 'IMPOSSIBLE' SHAPES

Researchers at the Warwick Manufacturing Group, part of the University of Warwick, have developed a way of creating composite materials with shapes that have previously been impossible. The research enables materials reinforced with glass fibre to find new uses in cars and construction - it could even pave the way for making composites in space.  MORE

[12 MAR 99] WARWICK BIDS FOR MEDICAL SCHOOL

The University of Warwick has put in a bid to be the provider of 1,000 new doctors, which the Government says are urgently needed. A university spokesman said: "We have submitted a 200 page document detailing our case and we feel we have a very good chance of being selected."  MORE

[12 MAR 99] UNIVERSITIES WIN £3MILLION

A proposal from the universities of Birmingham and Warwick has been awarded £3 million under the government's "University Challenge" initiative. The money will be used to set up a fund to invest in new high-technology companies that use research developments from the region's universities.   MORE

[08 MAR 99] NEW RESEARCH INTO JOB SATISFACTION

Most UK workers are remarkably satisfied with their jobs (particularly so if they are a 55 year old woman in a small company) according to new research by Professor Andrew Oswald and Mr Jonathan Gardner of the Economics Department at the University of Warwick.   MORE

[16 FEB 99] CHILDREN LEFT IN THE DARK IN CARE PROCEEDINGS

A new report published today raises serious concerns about the extent to which children in care proceedings are kept in the dark about the legal processes happening around them. The research by the University of Warwick's School of Law and The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) is published today in a book entitled Out of Hearing: Representing Children in Care Proceedings.   MORE

[04 FEB 99] PET OWNERS MAY BE HEALTHIER

Recent research has shown that people with pets have lowers risk factors for cardiovascular disease, lower incidence of minor ailments and better psychological well being. But now the question for experts is does owning a pet actually cause pet owners to be more healthy?   MORE

[02 FEB 99] RESEARCHERS TACKLE SLEEP DISORDER

Using sophisticated analysis of heart rate information, researchers at the University of Warwick have devised a way to diagnose sleep disorders that replaces the detailed and expensive medical investigations currently used.   MORE

[28 JAN 99] ALMOST PERFECT RESULTS FOR UNI DEPARTMENT

The University of Warwick's Biological Sciences Department has received an almost perfect score, from a national inspection team, for the quality of its teaching. The department scored 23 points out of a possible maximum of 24.   MORE

[22 JAN 99] INCREASE IN NUMBER APPLYING TO WARWICK UNI

Early figures for the number of students applying to UK Universities show that the University of Warwick has seen a 12% increase in the number of students applying to study at the University. In fact, the university has achieved the second highest increase in application numbers of all 101 UK universities.   MORE

[18 JAN 99] PGCE TEACHING INFORMATION DAY AT WARWICK UNI

Anyone looking for a change of career to a more challenging job will take great interest in the fact that there is still a national shortage of well qualified secondary teachers in Maths, Religious Education, Science, Information Technology, and even in Modem Languages.  MORE

[07 JAN 99] SOUTH AFRICA AND UNI PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCED

The Prime Minister, the Rt. Hon. Tony Blair MP announced today in Johannesburg the start of a new partnership between Warwick University and two South African Provincial Governments creating two new International Competitiveness Centres in South Africa's Northern Province, and KwaZulu-Natal.  MORE

[18 DEC 98] NEW LASER TECHNIQUE FOR BONDING PLASTICS

Any manufacturer trying to confidently stick two pieces of polypropylene type materials together is usually faced with using environmentally unfriendly pre-treatments. Some of these pre-treatments are chemical, others heat based, but all waste time and cost money.  MORE

[17 DEC 98] TOO MUCH AIR STICKS PRECIOUS CARBON TOGETHER

Ever since researchers discovered a form of carbon consisting of a class of miniature, football-like structures known as fullerenes, they have been racing to use the unique structures in all kinds of novel ways from drug delivery to nanotechnology.  MORE

[14 DEC 98] PRIME MINISTER WELCOMES NEW KNOWLEDGE PARTNERSHIP

The Prime Minister has today personally welcomed the formation of a "New Knowledge Partnership" between GEC and the Warwick Manufacturing Group at the University of Warwick. The Prime Minster's full statement is attached.  MORE

[07 DEC 98] BETTY PATTISON TO RECEIVE HONOURARY DEGREE

Coventry dance instructor Betty Pattison and BMW Chairman Herr Bernd Pischetsrieder (Hon DSc) will be just two of the five people to receive honorary degrees from the University of Warwick at its two winter degree ceremonies to be held in the University's Butterworth Hall on 15 January 1999.  MORE

[26 NOV 98] PROFESSOR WINS SMALL BUSINESS RESEARCH AWARD

On Tuesday 1 December Professor David Storey, Director of The  Centre for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises at Warwick Business School, will receive a $50,000 award which has never before been won by anyone outside the US and which is seen as the equivalent of the Nobel prize for small business.  MORE

[16 NOV 98] WHY DO MOST FIRMS DIE YOUNG

New research from Warwick Business School exploring why so many small businesses die young could provide the first detailed "early warning system" for failure that is particularly tailored to the operations of small businesses.   MORE

[10 NOV 98] ASTROPHYSICS USE VR TO CHASE EARTH'S TAIL

Astrophysicists at the University of Warwick are using a 3D virtual reality system to research the Earth's electromagnetic tail.   MORE

[09 NOV 98] SUNDAY TIMES RANKS WARWICK UNI IN TOP TEN

Another national newspaper has ranked Warwick among the top ten UK universities. This is the third national newspaper to do so in the last six months (the others being The Times and the Financial Times). Yesterday's Sunday Times ranked Warwick 7th overall, and also ranked it 6th in the UK for research.  MORE

[05 NOV 98] RESEARCHERS TURN EXECUTIVE TOY INTO HI-TECH ENGINEERING TOOL

Researchers at the Warwick Manufacturing Group at the University of Warwick have transformed an executive "pin art" toy that sat on many managers desks into a hi-tech industrial moulding tool that those same managers can now use to create new products.  MORE

[05 NOV 98] COVENTRY WOMAN WRITES BOOK ON ANCIENT ROMAN GARDENS

Coventry born woman Linda Farrar has produced the definitive book on the world's ancient Roman gardens.  MORE

[05 NOV 98] WHERE THERE'S MUCK THERE IS DNA BRASS

[02 NOV 98] SOMALI WARLORDS PROVIDE MODEL FOR BUSINESSES

[12 OCT 98] WARWICK UNI OPENS NEW SPORTS PAVILION

[08 OCT 98] WARWICK MAKES SPACE AGE GLOVES FOR SEAMAN

[06 JUL 98] MARTIN BELL TO MP TO LAUNCH NEW MINE CLEARING MACHINE

[18 MAY 98] INTERNATIONAL EVENT TO SUPPORT LITERATURE

[30 APR 98] COVENTRY MATURE STUDENTS FIND THAT 2+2 = 500

[27 APR 98] DEVICENET TECHNOLOGY SET TO REVOLUTIONISE MANUFACTURING

[21 APR 98] SCHOLARS BOOK TICKETS FOR VR TOUR OF 2000 YEARS OF THEATRE
  

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