All entries for October 2005

October 27, 2005

Warwick Medics raise money for children's ward

Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/NE1000000127805/

Medical students at the University of Warwick have raised £300 for the Walsgrave Hospital children's ward by staging a comedy sketch show.

The money was raised through a medics' revue – a comedy sketch show – the proceeds of which are going towards buying a digital camera and printer for sick children and their parents to use.


University Stacks Three TUC General Secretaries with 160 Cubic Metres of Boxes

Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/NE1000000127736/

The University of Warwick's Modern Records Centre is to mark the launch of a huge collection of TUC archives with a special launch event on Thursday 27th October at 6.30pm which will be attended by no less then 3 current or former TUC General Secretaries – Brendan Barber, Norman Willis and John Monk.

October 24, 2005

Renowned Caribbean Historian to Give 25th Anniversary Walter Rodney lecture

Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/NE1000000127606/

Renowned Caribbean Historian Professor Hilary Beckles is to give the University of Warwick's Centre for Caribbean Studies Walter Rodney Memorial lecture which this year marks the 25th anniversary of Walter Rodney's death.

Race relations – expert comment

In the wake of the civil distrubance in Birmingham, Professor Mohammed Anwar can provide balanced and informed comment on race relations.

Telephone
Work: 02476 524870
Home: 02476 523604


October 14, 2005

AWM Chair in Triple Midland Tour of £70 million 200 Company Programme

Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/NE100000012719/

Nick Paul, Chairman of Advantage West Midlands is to make a special tour of Midlands' manufacturers to see for himself the results Advantage West Midlands support for the £70 million Premium Auto Research and Development Program at WMG at the University of Warwick.

Clare Short Meets Gifted Students Who Want To End World Poverty

Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/NE100000012716/

Gifted students from across the country will descend upon Chatham House in London on Monday 24th October. The students, all members of The National Academy for Gifted and Talented Youth (NAGTY), will attend a meeting with Clare Short MP to debate World Policy.

Bird Flu – University Expert

With Bird Flu scares making tabloid headlines Professor Nigel Dimmock, Biological Sciences, can give a balanced and informed opinion on the threat posed by the virus.

Call him on 02476 523593

Or Richard Fern, press officer, on 02476 574 255


October 13, 2005

UK Robot Investment Mirrors England Football World Cup Performance

Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/NE1000000126117/

Pundits desperately searching for explanations for the England football team's world cup qualifying performance will find striking parallels with the latest figures for the UK's performance in investment in commercial robots, according to researchers at the University of Warwick.

October 11, 2005

Barclays Manufacturing Team Forms Partnership With Warwick Manufacturing Group

Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/NE100000012610/

Earlier this year Barclays underlined its long-term commitment to UK manufacturing by announcing £500 million of lending to support growing businesses within the sector. This month it has taken that commitment to manufacturing a step further by joining forces with the Warwick Manufacturing Group at the University of Warwick, the UK's premier manufacturing education group, to further hone the manufacturing knowledge of its Relationship Directors.

October 07, 2005

Young Warwick Scientist Short Listed for National Award

Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/NE1000000124249/

A young scientist at the University of Warwick has been short listed for a prestigious national award.

Research chemist Dr Julie Macpherson, 33, leads a research team using nanotechnology to look at chemicals' reactivity at surfaces on a molecular level. She is one of four people short listed by the Times Higher Education Supplement for its Young Researcher of the Year Award.


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