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Growers to trial alternatives to plastic for veg production
09
Sep

Growers to trial alternatives to plastic for veg production

Farmers and growers are invited to explore alternatives to plastic mulch for weed control in a new field lab with Innovative Farmers.

2019

Coventry University researcher in European award-winning arts project
09
Sep

Coventry University researcher in European award-winning...

A digital archive project for Romani arts in which a Coventry University researcher was involved as a dance curator will receive a European Heritage/Europa Nostra 2019...

2019

Sustainable development goals for Brazil
31
May

Sustainable development goals for Brazil

A collaboration between Coventry University and The Communitarian Regional University (UNOCHAPECÓ) in Santa Catarina State is helping to strengthen sustainable...

2019

Coventry University spin-out Company wins contract with UK Ministry of Defence
15
May

Coventry University spin-out Company wins contract with UK...

Coventry University’s cyber-security spin-out CyberOwl has won a prestigious contract with the UK’s Defence and Security Accelerator.

2019

Coventry University Lecturer named as finalist in the European Inventor Awards 2019
07
May

Coventry University Lecturer named as finalist in the...

A lecturer at Coventry University has been named as one of 15 inventors from around the world to be nominated as a finalist for this year’s Popular Prize at the...

2019

Without chaplains, universities would be £4.5m ‘poorer’
30
Apr

Without chaplains, universities would be £4.5m ‘poorer’

A new report ‘Chaplains on Campus: Understanding Chaplaincy in UK Universities’ which examines the work that chaplains do, how that is resourced and the...

2019

People who’ve undergone conversion therapy are being asked to share their experiences for uni study
17
Apr

People who’ve undergone conversion therapy are being asked...

People who have been through efforts to change sexual orientation or gender identity are being asked to share their experiences as part of a study being carried out by...

2019

Pint of Science returns to Coventry bringing scientists out of the lab and into your local
10
Apr

Pint of Science returns to Coventry bringing scientists out...

The public science festival, Pint of Science, is returning to Coventry this year with experts from the Universities of Warwick and Coventry talking about their research...

2019

Midlands universities look to future of European healthcare partnerships
09
Apr

Midlands universities look to future of European healthcare...

Midlands universities are looking to the future of healthcare partnerships and European teaching collaborations after Brexit during a major nursing and midwifery...

2019

Coventry Midwife nominated for second award
29
Mar

Coventry Midwife nominated for second award

An award-winning Coventry University midwife has been nominated for another accolade, for her work to raise awareness of hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (hEDS) among...

2019

Sustainable drainage systems project may address surface water management issues for refugees worldwide.
25
Mar

Sustainable drainage systems project may address surface...

Coventry University’s project to manage stormwater and greywater in refugee camps has successfully completed a pilot in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Work is...

2019

Belief in God or science does not help to alleviate acute stress, new study finds
08
Mar

Belief in God or science does not help to alleviate acute...

Relying on a strong belief system – in either religion or science – cannot help alleviate acute, in-the-moment stress, a new study has found.

2019

University research to help save Britain’s ash trees
07
Mar

University research to help save Britain’s ash trees

Coventry University researchers have teamed up with a community-owned land project in efforts to prevent ash trees being completely wiped out from the British...

2019

Coventry University and Applus+ IDIADA partner to research security of next generation autonomous vehicles
20
Feb

Coventry University and Applus+ IDIADA partner to research...

Coventry University and Barcelona-based automotive design and engineering specialist Applus+ IDIADA have joined forces to research ways to improve the safety and...

2019

Coventry University study to find best way to provide local stop smoking information
13
Feb

Coventry University study to find best way to provide local...

People who smoke in Warwickshire are being given the chance to participate in a Coventry University research study.

2019

Parents most at need are being penalised over children’s school attendance, report finds
06
Feb

Parents most at need are being penalised over children’s...

Prosecuting and imprisoning parents when children do not attend school is hitting those families most in need of support and may be failing to address the problem, new...

2019

Animation is first of its kind to tackle life-threatening flu during pregnancy
17
Dec

Animation is first of its kind to tackle life-threatening...

Coventry and Warwickshire midwives and researchers are hoping to use the power of sharing to help save lives by encouraging more pregnant women to take up the flu jab,...

2018

Coventry University leads major research project on South-South migration, inequality and development
11
Dec

Coventry University leads major research project on...

A group of leading international migration experts – led by Coventry University – has won backing from the UK government's science and research funding agency to explore...

2018

Picture book project is first of its kind to explore experiences of refugee children
04
Dec

Picture book project is first of its kind to explore...

Children living as or among refugees have created their own picture-books to tell their stories and help others see that they are not alone as part of a pioneering...

2018

Serious concerns for player welfare as 75% of amateur rugby clubs 'don’t have adequate medical provision'
29
Oct

Serious concerns for player welfare as 75% of amateur rugby...

Three quarters of amateur rugby clubs don’t meet the standards for medical provision required to help injured players, new research has found.

2018

Coventry University ranked 15 in the UK
Coventry University awarded TEF GOLD Teaching Excellence Framework
University of the year for student experience
QS Five Star Rating 2019
Coventry City of Culture 2021