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.
Plants evolve ways to control embryo growth
A new generation of high yield plants could be created following a fundamental change in our understanding of how plants develop.
How to control rumours on social media during a disaster
Authorities around the world should set up emergency communication teams to manage the amount of misinformation circulating on social media during disasters, terrorist attacks and other social crises.
Kif15: The acrobatic motor protein that could pave the way for new cancer therapies
Researchers at Warwick Medical School have shown for the first time how a protein motor, Kif15, uses acrobatic flexibility to navigate within the mitotic spindle. Understanding how it works could prove vital ...
New study shows we work harder when we are happy
(Phys.org) —Happiness makes people more productive at work, according to the latest research from the University of Warwick.
Mitosis mystery solved as role of key protein is confirmed
Researchers from Warwick Medical School have discovered the key role of a protein in shutting down endocytosis during mitosis, answering a question that has evaded scientists for half a century.
RNA sequencing of 750-year-old barley virus sheds new light on the Crusades
Scientists have for the first time sequenced an ancient RNA genome – of a barley virus once believed to be only 150 years old - pushing its origin back at least 2,000 years and revealing how intense farming at the time ...
Money makes people right-wing and inegalitarian
(Phys.org) —Lottery winners tend to switch towards support for a right-wing political party and to become less egalitarian, according to new research on UK data by Professor Andrew Oswald of the University of Warwick and ...
Arctic cod inspire new way to help hospitals keep blood on ice
Antifreeze proteins from fish living in icy seas have inspired a new way to freeze blood which could one day increase the precious stocks available for medical procedures.
Cracks in cellular transport system can be key to new generation of cancer therapies
Researchers from Warwick Medical School have discovered a critical point of failure in the microscopic transport system that operates inside every cell in the human body.
Warwick helps students with disabilities 3D-print objects to ease their everyday lives
The University of Warwick is helping students with physical disabilities from a local college become their own product designers so they can 3D-print personalised objects that help them in their everyday ...
Researchers describe mechanism for plant virus resistance
(Phys.org) —Scientists have described a mechanism conferring resistance in brassica plants to Turnip mosaic virus, a discovery which it is hoped will lead to durable resistance being introduced into food crops, including ...
More mentions in the FT linked to greater popularity of stocks
A six-year study of the Financial Times has found that the more frequently a company is mentioned in the newspaper in the morning, the greater the volume of shares traded in that company during the same day.
Text message using vodka: Molecular communication can aid communication underground, underwater or inside the body
Scientists have created a molecular communications system for the transmission of messages and data in challenging environments such as tunnels, pipelines, underwater and within the body.
Millions of hidden share trades to be revealed
Millions of previously hidden US stock trades will be revealed for the first time on Monday December 9 thanks to research from a team of academics.
Economic development can only buy happiness up to a 'sweet spot' of $36,000 GDP per person, study finds
Economists have shed light on the vexed question of whether economic development can buy happiness – and it seems that life satisfaction actually dips among people living in the wealthiest countries.