IGGY, the University of Warwick’s online education and social network for the brightest young people worldwide, has triumphed at this year’s Midlands Business Awards, winning the category Innovative University of the Year for Outstanding Performance from a University Department Promoting Innovation.
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.
People are more likely to gamble after having their memories primed, an international team of researchers has found.
When reminded, or primed, of past winning outcomes as part of a controlled test, people were over 15% more likely to gamble and select the risky option. Surprisingly, being reminded of past losing outcomes did not change their gambling behaviour.
Only a small number of countries benefitted from the first wave of globalisation around 150 years ago, whilst the majority of nations ended up worse-off, a new study by the University of Warwick has revealed. Professor Luigi Pascali from the Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) led the research and says its proof that international trade doesn’t automatically lead to economic prosperity.
Researchers from the University of Warwick are editing and collating the first comprehensive archive of troubadour and trouvere poetry and songs covering the Crusades as part of a new Anglo-Italian research project which will open up the lyric poetry of the medieval troubadours and trouveres to its widest-ever audience.