News & Events
Thu 26 Feb '15
We could all be worse off because of price comparison websites
The existence of price comparison websites may be bad for consumers, research by the University of Warwick’s Department of Economics has found. Analyst David Ronayne argues that they may push prices up not down, and that increasing the number of competing comparison sites may exacerbate the problem.
Tue 17 Feb '15
WMS Professor receives international award for child mental health work
Professor Swaran Singh from Warwick Medical School has been given a Sikh Aid International Award for his work supporting the mental health of children.
Mon 16 Feb '15
Warwick takes forward partnership with goal of Californian campus
Following the recommendation of its Senate and the approval of its Council the University of Warwick is taking forward a partnership with the University Development Trust to develop teaching and research, and a physical presence for Warwick, in California.
Mon 09 Feb '15
Grants worth £1.2m available for Masters degrees at University of Warwick
Individual grants worth £10,000 are being offered to students from under-represented groups who want to study Masters degree courses starting later this year at the University of Warwick.
Boarding schools only boost the academic performance of strong students
Sending disadvantaged children to boarding school does not automatically lead to an improvement in their academic performance, an economist from the University of Warwick has discovered. Dr Clement de Chaisemartin’s investigation found that while stronger students benefit from excellent study conditions, the effects of being away from home prevent weaker children from thriving.
Fri 06 Feb '15
Warwick teams bid to transform education in South Africa underway
The quality of education in one of South Africa’s most disadvantaged districts is set to be transformed following a visit to the country by a team from the University of Warwick. A small group of staff spent last week (23 Jan – 1 Feb) in a variety of schools in the Vhembe district of Limpopo, hosted by members of the Limpopo Province Education Board and staff from the University of Venda (UNIVEN) – the partner institution for the project.
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