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CEO appointed for Better Futures Multi Academy Trust
25
Jun

CEO appointed for Better Futures Multi Academy Trust

Coventry University is delighted to announce that Ulysses Lyons has been appointed as the chief executive of the Better Futures Multi Academy Trust (BFMAT).

2019

Coventry University and Aston Martin create new award with the Fulbright Commission
03
Jun

Coventry University and Aston Martin create new award with...

Coventry University and Aston Martin have joined forces with the US-UK Fulbright Commission to create the Fulbright Aston Martin Coventry University Automotive Award....

2019

Workplace mental health pilot awarded £6.8m in funding
16
May

Workplace mental health pilot awarded £6.8m in funding

Coventry University is delighted to be partnering with the University of Warwick and West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) in a major, new, mental health pilot.

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

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

Ex-LEGO man takes up director role at university's transport design centre
14
Dec

Ex-LEGO man takes up director role at university's...

The man behind the success of LEGO's racing-inspired car kits is returning to Coventry University – where he studied automotive design – to take up the role of director...

2018

University highlighted in film showcasing impact of UK business schools
08
Nov

University highlighted in film showcasing impact of UK...

Coventry University's business school has been highlighted in a new ITN Productions programme exploring the often unheralded impact that our UK business schools have on...

2018

Companies missing out as directors unable to deal with challenges of big data
30
Oct

Companies missing out as directors unable to deal with...

Coventry University academics found that many company directors don’t know how to use the vast volume of information to help them make major decisions.

2018

Hydrogen showcase is a “flag in the sand” for West Midlands’ low carbon credentials
16
Oct

Hydrogen showcase is a “flag in the sand” for West...

University spin-out Microcab will also be giving a sneak peek of its new hydrogen-powered model 

2018

Midlands universities partnership will train the next generation of arts and humanities researchers
23
Aug

Midlands universities partnership will train the next...

Eight leading universities in the Midlands are joining together to train the next generation of highly-skilled arts and humanities researchers, thanks to funding from...

2018

Aspiring architect up for national award thanks to Coventry ring road development design
22
Aug

Aspiring architect up for national award thanks to Coventry...

Maria Moruz has been nominated for the Architects’ Journal’s AJ Student Prize 2018.

2018

We need to take more responsibility - and take back control
08
Aug

We need to take more responsibility - and take back control

Writing in The New European, the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations' Professor Mike Hardy agues that in the absence of focused leadership for peace it's time...

2018

Infant-feeding website launched to fill gap in support for parents
01
Aug

Infant-feeding website launched to fill gap in support for...

iFeed is designed to support both breastfeeding and bottle feeding parents  and has been developed by academics at Coventry University.

2018

New programme offers UK entrepreneurs the opportunity to work with start-ups from across the world.
27
Jul

New programme offers UK entrepreneurs the opportunity to...

New programme offers UK entrepreneurs the opportunity to work with start-ups from across the world.

2018

BBC Panorama highlights that Government 'must do more for families of children with complex health needs'
19
Jul

BBC Panorama highlights that Government 'must do more for...

Professor Jane Coad was interviewed by the BBC Panorama programme on the issue.

2018

Student’s flying car features at Farnborough Airshow
17
Jul

Student’s flying car features at Farnborough Airshow

Coventry University transport design student Dean Mangurenje, from Leamington, created a prototype of the electric-propelled aircraft for his final year degree project.

2018

Fantastic flying machines of past, present and future brought to life at Farnborough Airshow
16
Jul

Fantastic flying machines of past, present and future...

Aircraft simulations, which have all been developed by students, will be showcased to international visitors and industry professionals attending the world-famous...

2018

Coventry University joins Institute of Coding as a lead partner to tackle UK digital skills gap
05
Jul

Coventry University joins Institute of Coding as a lead...

Coventry University is playing a major part in a new government backed national initiative to grow and develop digital skills for the current and future needs of...

2018

Parents join in City of Culture collaboration to showcase creative talents
05
Jul

Parents join in City of Culture collaboration to showcase...

Parents of children with autism took part in creative writing sessions as part of a series of community research projects this summer in the run up to UK City of Culture...

2018

"There’s a fantastic buzz in this city" - Students tell Channel 4 bosses why broadcaster’s headquarters should move to Coventry
29
Jun

"There’s a fantastic buzz in this city" - Students tell...

Students tell Channel 4 bosses why broadcaster’s headquarters should move to Coventry.

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