Amy Kynman

University of Warwick epilepsy study awarded £29,300 grant

A study being conducted at the University of Warwick has been given a grant of £29,300 from Epilepsy Research UK. The money was awarded at a reception last Monday, which coincided with National Epilepsy Week. Epilepsy is a neurological disorder caused by abnormal electrical activity in the brain, and can...
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Posted May. 22, 2017

Cutting-edge drug development lab opens at Warwick

The University of Warwick is now home to brand new laboratory facilities that will support further research into UK drug discovery. The development, opened on March 29, is part of a project conducted by the Medicines Discovery Catapult (MDC), a national research and development centre used to “promote and support...
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Posted Apr. 12, 2017

Organo-metallic drug kills cancer cells from the inside

In ground-breaking research by Professor Peter J. Sadler and his group from Warwick Chemistry, cancer cells have seen to be targeted and destroyed from the inside. Sadler, who has previously held the position of head of the Warwick chemistry department and was one of the first researchers to investigate the...
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Posted Feb. 15, 2017

Warwick Professor among first awarded Suffrage Science Award

Warwick’s very own researcher Professor Jane Hutton of the Warwick Statistics department has been chosen as one of the first five women to ever receive the Suffrage award in mathematics. The award ceremony held at Bletchley Park fittingly coincided with Ada Lovelace day 2016- an international celebration of women in...
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Posted Oct. 20, 2016

Who won this year’s scientific Nobel prizes?

This week marked arguably the most important occasion in science’s annual calendar. Over the course of the last couple of days the 2016 Nobel prizes in Medicine and Physiology, Physics and Chemistry have been awarded to unsuspecting researchers around the globe. All recipients have conducted ground-breaking research in their respective...
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Posted Oct. 12, 2016

Facebook Messenger encryption: A lock too far?

Facebook has announced its intentions to use end-to-end encryption in the next version of its Messenger app. Developed with Open Whisper Systems, a non-profit encryption software used by Whatsapp and Google’s messaging app Allo, it’s thought the update will be released in autumn this year. Previously, messages sent using such...
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Posted Jul. 29, 2016

Women in Science have “nothing to prove”

Earlier this week, the first International Day of Women and Girls in Science was held by the United Nations. As part of the UN’s plan for a sustainable future by 2030, the goal of the day was to encourage more girls to enter STEM jobs, while celebrating the achievements of...
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Posted Feb. 25, 2016