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Connected car testing goes live in Coventry as part of UK CITE Consortium

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A project to create one of the world’s most advanced environments for connected and autonomous driving has entered its second phase of testing, with connected cars going on trial on public roads to prepare the UK’s road networks for self-driving cars.


Students and staff deliver aid to vulnerable children and adults in Romania

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Students and staff from CU Scarborough have visited Romania to deliver vital aid and support to vulnerable children and adults living in the country. 


Plans for a brand new £33 million campus for CU Coventry students has been given the go ahead

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CU Coventry has unveiled plans to create a £33 million state-of-the-art campus in the city to enhance its innovative education model and provide students and staff with a cutting-edge learning environment.


War-time Coventry healthy housing project inspires again in 2018

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A 1940s project to set up a healthy housing estate for Coventry families has inspired a new generation of city residents to think about what they eat.


University names building in memory of health leader Alison Gingell

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Alison Gingell was at the forefront of health and social care in Coventry and Warwickshire for more than 40 years.


Coventry’s chancellor honoured with CBE for ongoing commitment to charity

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Coventry University’s chancellor was honoured for her services to charity in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours list.  


Midlands Future Mobility in the driving seat to transform the environment for connected vehicles

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A new project launches this week to create a world class testing environment for connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) on Midlands roads, with Coventry University’s Institute for Future Transport and Cities (FTC) as a key partner.


Coventry University helps Uber develop flying taxis

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Coventry University is helping Uber Elevate develop flying taxis, which could be in the skies by 2020.


CU Coventry to attend Festival of Learning to help adults improve their employability

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Education providers and organisations are set to join forces to showcase the courses and learning opportunities available to adults across Coventry and Warwickshire.


Student-built racing car in action at MotoFest Coventry

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The racing car will compete in time trials on Coventry's ring road as part of MotoFest Coventry, ahead of the prestigious Formula Student competition in July.


New aerodynamic technology helping cyclists to travel faster is being rolled out in the Midlands

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A service to help cycling enthusiasts gain an advantage enjoyed by the sport’s top professionals has been launched in the Midlands.


Chelsea Flower Show ‘refugee camp’ garden linked to university project

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A ‘refugee camp’ show garden inspired by a project in Iraq involving Coventry University has been awarded a silver gilt medal at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.


Join BBC presenter Jeremy Vine for talk about his early career in Coventry

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BBC Radio 2’s Jeremy Vine will reminisce about his early career as a journalist in Coventry during a public talk.


Coventry wins European City of Sport title for 2019

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Coventry has been named as the UK’s European City of Sport for 2019. 


‘Big data tsunami’ will change the way we live – and everyone must be prepared, say academics

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Researchers gathered to look at some of the key questions to help society prepare for an explosion of big data and artificial intelligence.


Bar turned into pop-up cinema and museum for film premiere

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Coventry University history lecturers made the film Looking For Charlie - with the help of students.


Scholarships inspire Indian women to study science and technology

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The students will begin master’s degrees at Coventry University in September after being awarded British Council 70th Anniversary Scholarships.


Coventry’s universities prepare for City of Culture with cultural projects open to all

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Innovative collaborations involving LEGO, dance, storytelling and photography are set to help prepare Coventry for City of Culture 2021.


A Coventry University social enterprise employing refugees confirms plans to expand into Midlands after it's first year

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A Coventry University social enterprise that helps refugees into work in the city has completed its first year in business with ambitious plans to expand into the Midlands.


Unipart chief receives honorary doctorate from Coventry University

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A life-long businessman who helped create one of Britain’s best known and most trusted brands has been presented with an honorary degree.


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