All entries for July 2009
July 30, 2009
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 is needed to help GPs and nurses raise the difficult question of where a terminally-ill patient wishes to die.
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.