The University of Warwick (Warwick) received its Royal Charter in 1965. Warwick is a member of the Russell Group, focused on research and interdisciplinary academia. In 2007, Warwick was permitted to award its own medical degrees for its over 400 medical students enrolled at the Warwick Medical School. Warwick has 29 academic departments and 50 research centers and institutes. Warwick's campus is located in the area of the City of Coventry and borders the County of Warwickshire.
Wikipedia's early stock market warning signs
(Phys.org) —Wikipedia could have been used as early warning signs of stock market movements, according to a new study. Researchers led by Dr Suzy Moat, Senior Research Fellow at Warwick Business School, ...
Innovation rains supreme as entrepreneur reinvents the umbrella
An entrepreneur whose Eureka moment came at last year's wet and windy Grand National has reinvented the umbrella with the help of WMG at the University of Warwick.
High home ownership can seriously damage your labour market, new study shows
(Phys.org) —Government policies that boost the amount of home ownership in a country are likely to inflict severe damage on the labour market, new research from the University of Warwick suggests.
Manuscript discovery sheds new light on Montaignes library
Researchers from the University of Warwick and the Université François-Rabelais Tours have identified the first manuscript known to have belonged to the eminent French essayist, Michel de Montaigne.
Those 'experts' heralded for beating the odds—they were just lucky
Experts who go against the grain and pull off a big win are not the ones to follow – it was just a fluke after all.
Strange new bursts of gamma rays point to a new way to destroy a star
(Phys.org) —A team led by the University of Warwick has pinpointed a new type of exceptionally powerful and long-lived cosmic explosion, prompting a theory that they arise in the violent death throes of ...
Avoid charismatic leaders, firms need 'intelligent conservatism'
(Phys.org) —Conservatism not charisma is the vital ingredient for a successful business leader, claims a new study.
Origins of human teamwork found in chimpanzees
Teamwork has been fundamental in humanity's greatest achievements but scientists have found that working together has its evolutionary roots in our nearest primate relatives – chimpanzees.
Researchers pair experiments with computer models to peer into cells
(Phys.org) —BBSRC-funded researchers have developed a new strategy that can give scientists a better insight into how complex molecular machineries function in living cells.
Do thin models and celebrities really help sell to women?
Advertisers who put images of female celebrities and models next to their products spark scorn rather than shopping, according to new research.
Entrepreneurs really do matter as study shows 60 percent sales drop after founders die
(Phys.org)—The death of a founding entrepreneur wipes out on average 60 per cent of a firm's sales and cuts jobs by around 17 per cent, according to a new study.
Economists calculate true value of who you know, rather than what, in US politics
(Phys.org)—Economists at the University of Warwick have calculated the true value of US political lobbyists, proving the old adage 'it is not what you know, but who you know'.
Alternative to fullerenes in organic solar cells—just as exciting
An insight into the properties of fullerene is set to open the door to a new class of electronic acceptors which can be used to build better and cheaper organic solar cells.
The seven myths of performance management
Investments in performance measurement and management systems have been steadily increasing over the past two decades, and there is no sign that this trend will change in the future. Leaders and managers in both private and ...
Discovery of 100 million-year-old regions of DNA shows short cut to crop science advances
(Phys.org)—Scientists have discovered 100 million-year-old regions in the DNA of several plant species which could hold secrets about how specific genes are turned 'on' or 'off'.