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Designing the car charging points of the future
17
Mar

Designing the car charging points of the future

Coventry University is helping school pupils from across the UK design a new generation of electric charging stations through an exciting competition. The winners of the...

Research news

2020

European research project on next-generation of lithium-ion batteries kicks off
19
Feb

European research project on next-generation of lithium-ion...

Coventry University’s Centre for Advanced Low Carbon Propulsion Systems (C-ALPS) is participating in a European battery research project that aims to develop the...

Research news

2020

Researchers helping romantics pick their flowers on Valentine’s Day
13
Feb

Researchers helping romantics pick their flowers on...

As the cut-flower industry is ramping up for Valentine’s Day, researchers at Coventry University are offering advice for ethical romantics and florists to make...

Research news

2020

Coventry University names Postgraduate Researcher of the Year at Research Hootenanny
11
Feb

Coventry University names Postgraduate Researcher of the...

The Doctoral College & Centre for Research Capability and Development hosted the 2020 Coventry University Research Hootenanny, where the winners of the Postgraduate...

Research news

2020

Researchers are developing ways to recycle electronics using bacteria
22
Jan

Researchers are developing ways to recycle electronics...

Researchers from Coventry University are helping to shake up the electronic waste (e-waste) industry alongside N2S, the UK’s market leader in IT lifecycle...

Research news

2020

Coventry University part of tech trial aiming to develop wireless charging for taxis
21
Jan

Coventry University part of tech trial aiming to develop...

Coventry University’s National Transport Design Centre (NTDC) is part of a ground-breaking trial which could revolutionise how electric vehicles are charged.

Research news

2020

Children are developing vital physical skills later than expected according to new research
06
Jan

Children are developing vital physical skills later than...

Researchers from Coventry University have discovered that primary school children are failing to master the simple skills of running, throwing, catching and jumping by...

Research news

2020

British Heart Foundation awards grant to help unique POTS research
02
Jan

British Heart Foundation awards grant to help unique POTS...

Researchers from Coventry University and University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust (UHCW NHS Trust) are working together to help people who suffer from a...

Research news

2020

Charcoal could be the answer to make farming more environmentally friendly
13
Nov

Charcoal could be the answer to make farming more...

Research trials are being carried out a farm to test whether feeding cattle charcoal can cut emissions from livestock.

Research news

2019

Centre for Business in Society chosen to enhance major corporate research project
11
Oct

Centre for Business in Society chosen to enhance major...

Coventry University’s Centre for Business in Society has partnered with Echo Research to bring analytical and business expertise to the Britain’s Most...

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2019

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.

Research news

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...

University news | Research news

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...

University news | Research news

2019

Coventry University spin-out Company wins contract with UK Ministry of Defence
16
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.

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2019

Coventry University Lecturer named as finalist in the European Inventor Awards 2019
08
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...

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2019

Without chaplains, universities would be £4.5m ‘poorer’
01
May

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...

University news | Research news

2019

People who’ve undergone conversion therapy are being asked to share their experiences for uni study
18
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...

University news | Research news

2019

Pint of Science returns to Coventry bringing scientists out of the lab and into your local
11
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...

University news | Research news

2019

Midlands universities look to future of European healthcare partnerships
10
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...

University news | Research news | Business news

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...

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2019

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