Public health professor Richard Lilford gives his thoughts on the world's response to the ebola outbreak in the latest blog post for CLAHRC-WM
On receiving an honorary degree from the University of Warwick earlier this summer, Professor Michael W. Doyle gave an extensive interview on the background of “Doyle’s Law”. You can listen to it in full here.
A hundred years ago this week the Great War broke out. As the story of this conflict has been told and retold, a set of misperceptions about the war have emerged. A paper from the ESRC Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) at the University of Warwick has analysed the most common myths.
When the Foreign Secretary spoke in the House of Commons about events in Iraq he restated the UK government’s estimate that 400 British citizens have been active in the war in Syria, and therefore the assumption is that some of these individuals will be fighting with ISIS in Iraq. Whilst this figure may be surprising to many, it actually downplays the nature and scale of the threat faced by the UK and the challenges it poses to the UK’s security services.
An attack on the coastal town of Mpeketoni has left more than 60 Kenyans dead. There have now been more than 100 attacks in Kenya since the invasion of southern Somalia in October 2011. This is the "blowback" that many dreaded, and it is proving impossible for the Kenya security forces to contain.