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On Gesture Symposium News

Gesture Symposium event was met with a very positive response and opened the conversation along avenues that were not anticipated. Importantly, the day demonstrated gesture’s role in the emerging postdigital landscape.

Empowering older people and families in fall management: a usability study of the Fallcheck app Project

Fallcheck is a web-app developed at Coventry University and enables a user to conduct a home-hazard assessment in their own, or a relative’s home. 


A groundbreaking long-term prospective study into the health and wellbeing of survivors of sexual assault, rape and abuse. It will be the UK’s most comprehensive evaluation of Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARCs) to date.

New technology aims to save lives and prevent problems post-surgery Project

This study presents an opportunity to reduce the global risk of serious complications following cardiac and vascular surgery by making continuous patient monitoring and virtual support, from hospital to home, a reality.

Designing the life-saving laboratory that fits in a paramedic’s pocket Project

Pocket-sized piece of pioneering medical technology could help paramedics, doctors and nurses diagnose strokes quicker and more accurately. 

The effect of a recreational football intervention on fitness and health markers in adults aged 60-80 years Studentships

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded MRes Studentship. The student will be located in the Centre for Sport, Exercise and Life Sciences (CSELS) and supervised by Professor Mike Duncan. 

Calcined clays as a reactive alternative to fly ash as a binder in Portland cement concrete Studentships

A fully-funded PhD studentship in partnership with BRE Trust is available to study the use of naturally occurring clays as reactive (pozzolanic) materials for low carbon cement production.

Flow Measurement and Visualisation in Swirling Flows Studentships

The aim of this project is experimental investigation of swirling flows in sudden expansions. Such flows are encountered in many applications - e.g. turbomachinery, cooling flows and after treatment systems for turbocharged car engines. Recent trend to use turbochargers on engines results in swirling flow entering the catalyst or filter. The effect of swirl on the flow distribution inside the catalyst is not well understood.

Smart Grid meets the Internet of Things Studentships

Coventry University is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship
This studentship is offered as part of the Coventry University (UK) – Deakin University (Australia) Cotutelle PhD programme.

DOS International symposium News

The Data, Organisations and Society research cluster aims to advance research and promote the debate on the challenges and opportunities related to the adoption of technologies in business and society. To that aim, the cluster organised the First International Symposium on Data, Information and Knowledge Management Research.

World Social Marketing Conference News

Professor Sally Dibb was Academic Chair of the World Social Marketing Conference held in Edinburgh on the 4th and 5th June.

Food waste seminar News

This year’s seminar series continued with a seminar delivered by Kirsten Sims, a sustainability professional from Woolworths Supermarkets in South Africa.

Aluminum Forum Poland News

Dr Alexeis Garcia-Perez is a member of the Future Aluminium Forum’s advisory board, and was invited to run a workshop at their two-day conference on cyber security management to over 130 senior representatives from industry and covered a range of topics related to Industry 4.

Sustainable society through Tokyo 2020 News

Dr Ian Brittain recently visited Tokyo, Japan supporting a variety of discussions about disability sports in the run up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics. Whilst there he was a keynote speaker at several events.

Aalsmeer flower workshop News

Dr Jill Timms, Dr David Bek and CBiS’s PhD Candidate Nora Lanari led a workshop with stakeholders from the cut-flower industry hosted by Fleurametz in Aalsmeer, Holland in April.

ESRC Japan visit News

This month, Dr Ian Brittain, as Principal Investigator for an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) UK-Japan Social Science and Humanities Connections Grant, hosted five Japanese and four British academics.

Newbits project News

Dr Alexeis Garcia-Perez reflects on the activities of the NEWBITS project which produced science knowledge to support the development of the European ITS industry and improve the impact of research on European policy-making.

Novel approaches for modelling flow in porous media News

Research by Ran Holtzman highlights novel approaches for modelling fluid flow through porous media, has been published in PNAS.

CBiS Project Selected as a Finalist in Research with Impact Category News

A project based in the Centre for Business in Society (CBiS) at Coventry University has been shortlisted as a Finalist in the UK and Ireland Green Gown Awards 2019 RESEARCH WITH IMPACT (INSTITUTION) CATEGORY, sponsored by Emerald Publishing.

Coventry University ranked 15 in the UK
Coventry University awarded TEF GOLD Teaching Excellence Framework
University of the year for student experience
Coventry University UK top new University 2018
Coventry City of Culture 2021