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Charlotte shooting - response from University of Warwick academic

After violence erupted during a second night of protests over the police killing of a black man in Charlotte, North Carolina University of Warwick academic Dr Hannah Jones, Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, analyses the situation.

Thu 22 September 2016, 15:43 | Tags: USA, Academic Staff

Facebook's founder pledges $3billion to tackle all disease by 2100

University of Warwick academics give their reaction to Facebook's founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan's pledge of $3bn (£2.3bn) to fund medical research over the next decade.

At a press conference in San Francisco, the couple said their ultimate goal was to "cure, prevent or manage all diseases by the end of the century".

Thu 22 September 2016, 13:27 | Tags: Health, Health and Medicine

Warwick scientists submit evidence to House of Commons Select Commmitte on Leaving EU

The contributions of Warwick academics Steven Brown, Ray Dupree, John Hanna, Dinu Iuga and Józef Lewandowski to the House of Commons Science and Technology Select Committee Inquiry into Leaving the EU have been published on the Parliament website.

Tue 20 September 2016, 16:13

Dr Oyinlola Oyebode comments on the news that smoking rates in England have fallen to the lowest on record

Dr Oyinlola Oyebode, Public Health Expert at Warwick Medical School comments on the news that smoking rates in England have fallen to the lowest on record.

Tue 20 September 2016, 14:52 | Tags: WMS, Expert comment

Will the bake-off retain it's quaint nostaligic Englishness following the move to CH4? Asks Helen Wheatley

Associate Professor Helen Wheatley, of the University of Warwick Film and Television department comments on the BBC losing the contract to broadcast British Bake-Off to Channel 4.

Wed 14 September 2016, 14:34 | Tags: Expert comment, Film & Television

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