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Midlands people can help design future of our home heating & hot water systems

Researchers at the University of Warwick’s School of Engineering and Warwick Business School are part of a new project that will draw on the opinions of Midlands people to help design future home heating and hot water systems.

Thu 21 May 2015, 16:01 | Tags: WBS, Engineering, Social Affairs, Sciences

Warwick to host event on issue of caste in India and the UK

On Tuesday 21 April, the University of Warwick will host a day-long public event to table discussions with researchers, policy makers, activists and members of the British Asian community on the subject of ‘Spaces of Caste in India and the UK – Persistence and Resistance’.

Nine day festival brings social sciences to the fore at Warwick

The University of Warwick is offering a fascinating insight into research carried out by the Faculty of Social Sciences, at a nine-day festival next month. A series of exciting events will take place between Wednesday 6 and Friday 15 May, delving into the study of society and the way people behave and influence the world around us.

Orwell Prize once again lists University of Warwick Human Rights Centre

It has just been announced that Rebecca Omonira-Oyekanmi from the Centre for Human Rights in Practice at the University of Warwick has been long-listed for her work by the prestigious George Orwell Prize for Journalism. If Rebecca wins, it will be the second Orwell Prize for the University of Warwick’s Centre for Human Rights in Practice in three years.

Fri 27 March 2015, 14:46 | Tags: Politics, Social Affairs, Law

Wealthier men less likely to help partners with housework

Men on lower incomes are more likely to help their partners with housework than higher-earners, although women are still by far doing the most around the home, no matter how many hours they work or how much they are paid, according to research by the University of Warwick.

Wed 04 February 2015, 15:40 | Tags: gender, sociology, research, Employment, Social Affairs

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