All entries for July 2009

July 30, 2009

Researchers awarded part of £4.5 million to test Alzheimer drugs on fruit flies

Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/researchers_awarded_part/

Researchers at the University of Warwick have been awarded part of a £4.5 million fund to test drugs used to treat Alzheimers on fruit flies.


More training needed to help terminally–ill patients choose where to die

Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/gps_and_nurses_need_more_training_to_help_terminally-ill_patients_choose_where_to_die1/

More training is needed to help GPs and nurses raise the difficult question of where a terminally-ill patient wishes to die.


Icy Exposure Creates Armoured Polymer High Tech Foams

Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/icy_exposure_creates/

Chemists and engineers at the University of Warwick have found that exposing particular mixtures of polymer particles and other materials to sudden freeze-drying can create a high-tech armored foam that could be used for a number of purposes, including a new range of low power room temperature gas sensors.


July 21, 2009

DNA of ancient lost barley could help modern crops cope with water stress

Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/dna_of_ancient/

Researchers at the University of Warwick have recovered significant DNA information from a lost form of ancient barley that triumphed for over 3000 years seeing off: 5 changes in civilisation, water shortages and a much more popular form of barley that produces more grains.


July 20, 2009

Bruker and Warwick Announce Collaboration for Development of Extreme Performance Mass Spectrometry

Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/bruker_and_the/

Bruker Daltonics announced today the establishment of a long-term collaborative programme with the University of Warwick for developing both applications and fundamental instrument technology in the area of extreme resolution mass spectrometry.


July 16, 2009

Two Warwick academics awarded National Teaching Fellowships

Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/two_warwick_academics/

Two University of Warwick academics have been awarded a prestigious National Teaching Fellowship from the Higher Education Academy.


Research suggests UK housing credit binge backed by Government to pay for ageing population

Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/uk_housing_credit/

Research at the University of Warwick suggests that the UK housing credit binge was encouraged by the Government to meet the cost of supporting an ageing population.


July 15, 2009

Warwick Professor awarded medal by the Royal Society

Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/warwick_professor_awarded/

Professor Gregory Challis has been awarded The 2009 Gabor Medal by the Royal Society, the UK’s independent academy for science.


Warwick Medical School Dean Professor Yvonne Carter to retire

Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/?newsItem=094d43f62240ef28012274ec5afc6a65

Dean of Warwick Medical School and University of Warwick Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Regional Engagement Professor Yvonne Carter is to take early retirement.


July 13, 2009

Warwick awarded more than £250,000 for American research collaboration

Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/warwick_awarded_more/

The University of Warwick has been awarded over £250,000 to fund a collaborative programme of research between Warwick’s Centre for the Study of the Renaissance and the Center for Renaissance Studies at the Newberry Library in Chicago.


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