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New Insights into Coventry’s Impactful Research with Launch of Innovate Magazine
19
Jun

New Insights into Coventry’s Impactful Research with Launch...

The latest issue of Coventry University’s Innovate Magazine honours National Refugee Week by highlighting the research work of the MiFriendly Cities Programme.

University news | Research news

2020

Coventry University researcher urges gardeners to join Plant Alert project
15
Jun

Coventry University researcher urges gardeners to join...

Coventry University has teamed up with the Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland on a project calling on gardeners to help stop invasive plants from escaping their...

Research news

2020

Coventry University spin-out receives £50,000 to test COVID-19 drugs
11
Jun

Coventry University spin-out receives £50,000 to test...

A Coventry University spin-out company has been selected to test the safety of new drugs being developed to combat COVID-19.

Research news

2020

Coventry University researcher expects spike in victims of sexual violence seeking help once lockdown eases
10
Jun

Coventry University researcher expects spike in victims of...

A senior researcher at Coventry University believes there will be a spike in the number of victims of sexual violence seeking help once lockdown measures ease.

Research news

2020

New app helps people manage their money amidst COVID-19 pressures
27
May

New app helps people manage their money amidst COVID-19...

Coventry University’s Centre for Business in Society (CBiS) has developed a free to use personal finance app to help people manage their money during the negative...

Research news

2020

Social supermarket still serving Coventry despite Coronavirus outbreak
30
Apr

Social supermarket still serving Coventry despite...

A social supermarket selling cut-price food has had a challenging first month of operations as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak but is still providing a crucial service...

Research news

2020

Coventry University working from home expert offers mental wellbeing tips
07
Apr

Coventry University working from home expert offers mental...

A Coventry University researcher is warning people of the potential psychological impacts of working from home during the Covid-19 outbreak – including...

Research news

2020

Coventry University-led research to benefit Kenyan small-scale livestock farmers
30
Mar

Coventry University-led research to benefit Kenyan...

Farming families in rural Kenya could benefit from new research led by Coventry University which aims to show how to improve grazing and livestock performance.

Research news

2020

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...

University news | Research news

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

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