Serious incidents such as the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and factory fires in India and Bangladesh highlight why some companies should create a new ‘Chief External Officer’ role, according to new research.
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.
Professor Swaran Singh from Warwick Medical School has been given a Sikh Aid International Award for his work supporting the mental health of children.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Official Opening of the WMG Academy for Young Engineers by Ratan Tata, Emeritus Chairman of the Tata Group
Mr Ratan Tata GBE, Chairman of Tata Trusts and Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons today officially opened the WMG Academy for Young Engineers in Coventry.
Dr Sophie Staniszewska is one of the contributors to a new National Quality Board (NQB) publication aimed at improving experiences of patient care.
New £12 million Synthetic Biology Centre to help drive advances in biotechnology, medicine and food security
Researchers at the University of Warwick have won a £12 Million award to create a new Centre to develop advanced technologies in synthetic biology. This research will help drive advances in pharmaceuticals, high-value and commodity chemicals, innovative treatments for disease, environmental bioremediation, and food security. It will also play a major role in helping us achieve a much better understanding of some of the key principles underpinning living systems.
Vince Cable announces that Warwick will be one of the five universities to lead the Alan Turing Institute
The University of Warwick is one five universities announced today, Wednesday 28th January, by the Rt. Hon. Dr Vince Cable, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, as leaders of the prestigious new Alan Turing Institute.
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.