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Professor Giorgio Riello explores the history of luxury in his latest book

Luxury: A Rich History is the latest book by Professor of Global History and Culture at the University of Warwick Giorgio Riello. Luxury is a rapidly changing global industry that makes the headlines daily in our newspapers and on the internet.

Fri 27 May 2016, 10:15 | Tags: Community and region, Book, Campus news, History

University of Warwick honours Archbishop, Film Producer, and a founder of the BBC’s Asian network

A former Archbishop of Canterbury, a leading film producer, and the founder of the BBC Asian Network in the West Midlands, are among those to receive honorary degrees from the University of Warwick at its 2016 summer graduation ceremonies.

Fri 27 May 2016, 09:58 | Tags: University of Warwick, VIPs and Personalities

Rachel Sandby-Thomas CB appointed as the University of Warwick’s next Registrar

Rachel Sandby-Thomas CB has been appointed as the University of Warwick’s next Registrar following meetings of the University’s Senate and Council held on 26th May 2016. Rachel will join Warwick before the start of the new academic year.

Thu 26 May 2016, 12:50 | Tags: University of Warwick

Warwick spin-out develops new ‘stick and mix’ additives for plastics

University of Warwick spin-out, Interface Polymers Ltd, is pioneering a new way of making plastic alloys and composite materials using its patented range of polymer additives: Polarfins.

Wed 25 May 2016, 13:34 | Tags: Warwick Ventures, University of Warwick, Chemistry, Sciences

Lessons today's banks should learn from the US Great Depression?

New research from the University of Warwick serves as a warning to banks not to over invest in mortgages.

The study was conducted by Dr Natacha Postel-Vinay who examined the state of banks in 1920s Chicago, the city which had the highest urban bank failure rate in the Great Depression.

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