Researchers from the University of Warwick are travelling to South Africa for a project which aims to transform the quality of education in one of the country’s most impoverished regions.
Leaders in certain fields are being selected in part because their face fits the stereotype of their profession, suggests new research.
More efficient medical treatments could be developed thanks to a new method for triggering the rearrangement of chemical particles.
More specialist training is required for police, lawyers and judges involved in the interrogation of juvenile suspects across Europe, a researcher from the University of Warwick has found. There is also a need for consistency in the way youths are safeguarded within the EU, with too much focus in some countries on the detainee as a suspect, rather than as a juvenile, academics claim.
University of Warwick scientists have begun searching for planets after the unveiling of twelve robotically controlled telescopes. Based at European Southern Observatory’s (ESO) Paranal Observatory in northern Chile the telescopes will be remotely controlled by a team at the University of Warwick’s campus.
A researcher at the University of Warwick has been awarded almost £155,000 by The Leverhulme Trust for a three year study into criminal justice theory. Professor Alan Norrie, from Warwick Law School, will primarily examine how and why different types of justice are labelled and how these labels compare with each other.
A new publication about Wikipedia and the concept of open politics by a researcher at the University of Warwick has been chosen as the highly-coveted ‘Book of the Week’ by Times Higher Education (THE). ‘Wikipedia and the Politics of Openness’ by Dr Nathaniel Tkacz, from the Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies, is the first comprehensive critique of the role of openness in digital politics and beyond.
Researchers at the University of Warwick have picked up an early Christmas present in the form of more than £5 million worth of grants from the European Research Council (ERC). They have been won by the Department of Sociology, the Faculty of Science and the Mathematics Institute – and will be used to fund five new projects over the next few years.
Hull’s status as City of Culture 2017 will lead to around 3,000 extra jobs in the creative sector in Yorkshire and the Humber, according to forecasts by researchers from the University of Warwick.
The University of Warwick’s Faculty of Science has been awarded €5m in research grants by the European Research Council.
A University of Warwick researcher has become only the second person in 50 years to receive an honorary doctorate from the Ruhr University Bochum Faculty of Psychology.