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Two senior Jaguar Land Rover staff become Professors at WMG

WMG Chairman Professor Lord Bhattacharyya is proud to announce two new Professors at WMG.

Care home dementia study finds failure to reduce antipsychotic prescribing

Despite government guidelines there has been no reduction in the level of antipsychotic drugs prescribed to dementia patients.

The finding follows the government’s 2009 National Dementia Strategy (NDS), which recommended a review of the medication’s use in light of potential serious side effects.

The research was conducted by a group of academics including Dr David Owen from the University of Warwick and published in the medical journal BMJ Open.

Thu 22 September 2016, 16:26

New collaboration between WMG and Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Macedonia

On 22nd September 2016, His Excellency Jovan Donev, the Ambassador of the Republic of Macedonia and Professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya, Chairman of WMG at the University of Warwick signed a Memorandum of Understanding.

Thu 22 September 2016, 16:22 | Tags: University of Warwick, Science, WMG, Engineering

Different climate change models recommend polar opposite policies

Research has shown that models used by economists to calculate the effects of climate change policies can produce polar opposite recommendations.

Although the effect of man-made pollution has been accepted by climate scientists as causing global warming, there is disagreement on the degree of the effect, and just how to tackle it.

Economists have a vast array of benefit-cost analysis models to choose from to try to work out what the effect of different policies and regulations will have on the Earth’s climate in the future.

Thu 22 September 2016, 12:07 | Tags: WBS

Sports Direct has become emblematic of ‘bad jobs Britain’: Mike Ashley needs to stop digging and start listening says Professor Chris Warhurst

Professor Chris Warhurst, Director of Warwick Institute for Employment Research comments on the news that Sports Direct has bowed to shareholder pressure by agreeing to an independent review of its working practices and corporate governance.

Thu 22 September 2016, 10:42 | Tags: IER, expert comment

University of Warwick receives another top 100 ranking

The University of Warwick has again achieved a top 100 ranking in a major league table.

Thu 22 September 2016, 09:48 | Tags: University of Warwick, rankings

Sleep is key to curing chronic pain

‘I won’t be able to cope with my pain if I don’t sleep well’ – research from the University of Warwick reveals that the way chronic pain patients think about pain and sleep leads to insomnia and poor management of pain.

Wed 21 September 2016, 11:19 | Tags: University of Warwick, sleep, Research, Psychology

Jaguar Land Rover presents fastest ever selling Jaguar to new engineering focused Academy

The new WMG Academy for Young Engineers in Solihull opened its doors to its first pupils on Wednesday 7th of September. However, it had to open those doors a little bit wider when Jaguar Land Rover provided the Academy with their very own Jaguar F-Pace car.

Mon 19 September 2016, 09:20 | Tags: WMG Academy, Jaguar Land Rover, Community and region

UK and Chinese universities fight cancer together

A deadly cancer which mainly occurs in China could be more effectively treated, thanks to joint research by the University of Warwick and Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Centre (SYSUCC).

Big pants: not just for Bridget Jones

Bridget Jones first showed us her “absolutely enormous panties” 15 years ago - and since then, global sales of support pants have soared, according to joint research by WMG at the University of Warwick and the University of Moratuwa in Sri Lanka.

Mon 12 September 2016, 16:10 | Tags: University of Warwick, manufacturing, industry, WMG, Research, Film, International

New study suggests women do ask for pay rises but don’t get them

New research shows that women ask for wage rises just as often as men, but men are 25 per cent more likely to get a raise when they ask.

Tue 06 September 2016, 10:17 | Tags: industry, Social Sciences, Research, Women, Economics

Margot James, MP visits WMG

Professor Lord Bhattacharyya was pleased to welcome Margot James MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State and Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Corporate, BEIS, to WMG on the 1 September.

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