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November 09, 2009
Virtual reality games could help bullying victims
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/virtual_reality_games/
Virtual reality games could help children to escape victimisation and bullying at school, according to researchers at the University of Warwick.
First large–scale health study in Coventry explores quality of life
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/first_large-scale_health/
Around 3,500 people across Coventry will be interviewed as part of the largest health survey ever undertaken in the city to look at the quality of life.
October 26, 2009
Fingerprint Technology Beats World’s Toughest Tests…Including 100s of Builders’ Thumbs
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/british_fingerprint_technology/
Technology developed by the University of Warwick that can identify partial, distorted, scratched, smudged, or otherwise warped fingerprints in just a few seconds has just scored top marks in the world’s two toughest technical fingerprint tests. The technology is also being rapidly taken up by the UK building trade who are delighted to have fingerprint technology which can cope with the often worn and ravaged builders’ thumbprints.
October 19, 2009
Unusual metals could forge new cancer drugs
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/unusual_metals_could/
Drugs made using unusual metals could form an effective treatment against colon and ovarian cancer, including cancerous cells that have developed immunity to other drugs, according to research at the University of Warwick and the University of Leeds.
October 15, 2009
Australian Science Minister Visits Warwick – key partner of Australia’s Monash University
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/australian_science_minister/
Kim Carr the Australian Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research is visiting the University of Warwick campus on Thursday 15th October.
October 12, 2009
Premium car research & cow dung point to new high tech disease diagnosis
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/premium_car_research
Dr Mark Pharaoh (left) Dr Ramesh P Arasaradnam (Right)Research at the University of Warwick have taken high tech gas sensors normally used to test components for premium cars and applied the same techniques to human blood, human urine, and even cow dung samples from local cow pats. The results could lead to a new high tech medical tool that could provide a fast diagnosis for some of the most difficult gastrointestinal illnesses and metabolic diseases.
Blue Peter Badges Made From Eco Friendly Racing Car Technology
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/blue_peter_badges
Researchers at the University of Warwick will be appearing on the BBC’s Blue Peter show on Tuesday 13th October to demonstrate their eco friendly “WorldFirst Formula 3 racing car” which can be powered by chocolate, steered by carrots, and has bodywork made partly from potatoes. They will be seen surprising the Blue Peter presenters with specially made high tech Blue Peter badges which use the same eco friendly materials as the racing car.
October 06, 2009
UK’s first ever Senior Fellow charged with bringing philosophy to the public announced
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/uk146s_first_ever/
The University of Warwick has created the first ever UK “Senior Fellow in the Public Understanding of Philosophy”, charged with bringing philosophy to as wide an audience as possible in Britain and beyond.
October 02, 2009
Duke of York marks start of new Warwick & Singapore neuroscience partnership
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/duke_of_york/
His Royal Highness The Prince Andrew, The Duke of York joined a signing cweremnt today, October 2nd, to make the start of a new neuroscience research partnership between Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University (NTU), and the UK’s University of Warwick.
October 01, 2009
£1m award to address honeybee decline
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/1631m_award_to/
Scientists at the University of Warwick and Rothamsted Research have been awarded £1 million by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) in partnership with Syngenta, to research the decline of honeybees.