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.
Medieval mason's marks could spell the end of flat-pack furniture misery (w/ Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- A medieval system of marking stone in building work could be a cheap and effective way of ending the modern day frustration of constructing 'flat-pack' furniture, according to a University of Warwick academic.
Research finds happiest US States match a million Americans' own happiness states
New research by the UK's University of Warwick and Hamilton College in the US into the happiness levels of a million individual US citizens have revealed their personal happiness levels closely correlate with earlier research ...
Scientists show that plants have measure of the shortest day
(PhysOrg.com) -- It is not only people who feel the effects of short winter days - new research by the University of Edinburgh and the University of Warwick has shed light on how plants calculate their own winter solstice.
Too many Facebook friends bad news for charities: study
New research suggests the more friends we have on Facebook, the less likely we are to share information about charitable causes.
A pinch of opportunity makes deep inequality more palatable
(Phys.org) -- Just a tiny hint of opportunity has a disproportionately powerful effect - making unfairness more acceptable to disadvantaged people, new research has found.
How JFK helped Barack Obama on his way to the White House
As US President Barack Obama turns 51 this month, new research suggests imagery of one of his most iconic predecessors, JFK, helped Obama on his way to the White House.
Streaming schoolchildren by ability is good news for girls but bad news for boys
New research from the University of Warwick suggests girls benefit significantly from more interaction with very bright peers at secondary school, but it can be detrimental for boys.
Therapy 32 times more cost effective at increasing happiness than money
(PhysOrg.com) -- Research by the University of Warwick and the University of Manchester finds that psychological therapy could be 32 times more cost effective at making you happy than simply obtaining more money. The research ...
New antibiotics could come from a DNA binding compound that kills bacteria in 2 minutes
(PhysOrg.com) -- A synthetic DNA binding compound has proved surprisingly effective at binding to the DNA of bacteria and killing all the bacteria it touched within two minutes. The DNA binding properties of the compound ...
Powerful magnets help scientists create new materials for use in low-carbon energy
(PhysOrg.com) -- West Midlands scientists have created and studied new materials set to make low-carbon energy technologies like fuel cells cheaper and more efficient to run.