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.
Engineers pave the way towards 3D printing of personal electronics
Scientists are developing new materials which could one day allow people to print out custom-designed personal electronics such as games controllers which perfectly fit their hand shape.
Graphite experiment shines new light on giant planets, white dwarfs, laser-driven fusion
(Phys.org)—An international team led by researchers from the University of Warwick and Oxford University is now dealing with unexpected results of an experiment with strongly heated graphite (up to 17,000 degrees Kelvin). ...
Physicists reveal first images of Landau levels
Physicists have directly imaged Landau Levels – the quantum levels that determine electron behaviour in a strong magnetic field – for the first time since they were theoretically conceived of by Nobel prize winner Lev ...
Could this be the end of stock market crashes?
(Phys.org)—A 72-year study of the Dow Jones could help avoid the kind of stock market crash that struck the world economy in 2008.
Remarkable enzyme points the way to reducing nitric acid use in industry
An enzyme in the bacterium that causes potato scab could help create new, environmentally-benign biocatalysts with the potential to cut use of the highly corrosive chemical nitric acid.
Researchers apply computing power to crack egg shell problem
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the University of Warwick and the University of Sheffield have applied computing power to crack a problem in egg shell formation. The work may also give a partial answer to the age old question ...
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.
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 ...
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'.
Maths sheds light on what delays in getting pregnant means for prospects of having a baby
A new mathematical method can help to predict a couple's chances of becoming pregnant, according to how long they have been trying.