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Mon 23 May '16
Eddie Izzard to bring Stand up for Europe tour to University of Warwick

Eddie Izzard today (Monday 23rd May) kicked off a new campaign to visit 31 cities in the next 31 days in a bid to get young people to register for the referendum and vote to stay in Europe. As part of this tour he will deliver a speech about his views and take part in a Q&A in the Warwick Arts Centre at 12:30 on Thursday 8 June 2016.

Fri 20 May '16
Warwick to broadcast Royal Opera House performances live on Big Screen

World-class opera performances will be broadcast live and free of charge for members of the public at the University of Warwick this summer. They will be beamed from the Royal Opera House in London directly to the Big Screen at The Piazza on the main campus on Thursday 9 June (Nabucco) and Thursday 14 July (Il Trovatore).

Bereaved parents should be given full details about how to reduce Sudden Infant Death Syndrome risk factors

A new study indicates that health professionals should tell bereaved parents about what they could have done to reduce the risk of the sudden death of their baby.

The University of Warwick research, funded by The National Institute of Health Research (NIHR), is thought to be the first of its kind in the UK and contradicts the current practice of many paediatricians who don’t discuss risk factors for fear of causing grieving mothers and fathers additional upset.

Wed 18 May '16
Psychoactive supper shines a light on blanket substance ban

Last night researchers at the University of Warwick hosted a ‘Psychoactive Supper’ to stimulate discussion about the concept of psychoactivity, central to The Psychoactive Substances Act (2016), a new piece of UK legislation that seeks to ban ‘legal highs’ by instituting a blanket ban on all psychoactive substances.

Thu 12 May '16
Fruit discovery could provide new treatments for obesity, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease

A combination of two compounds found in red grapes and oranges could be used to improve the health of people with diabetes, and reduce cases of obesity and heart disease.

The find has been made by University of Warwick researchers who now hope that their discovery will be developed to provide a treatment for patients.

Fri 06 May '16
Warwick named as one of the world’s top 100 universities by Times Higher Education

The University of Warwick has today been ranked as one of the world’s top 100 universities in 2016’s Times Higher Education (THE) World Reputation Rankings.

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