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Work experience, contacts and confidence needed to secure fulfilling employment

A new study led by the University of Warwick raises concerns that employment and career development opportunities for young people are becoming polarised between those with the resources to access secure, fulfilling employment and those on the path to precarious and unpredictable working lives with poor prospects.


Caring for older people in Kenya: research workshop to affect policy

Improving the care of older people, particularly women, in Kenya - and exploring how the state can better recognise and support unpaid or undervalued care work in the country - is the focus of an international workshop taking place in Nairobi this month, sponsored by the University of Warwick.


One third of fake images go undetected in recent study

Around one third of fake images went undetected in a recent study by the University of Warwick.


Community art and music projects to celebrate the life of Connor Sparrowhawk

An incredible meeting of community projects will come together on Sunday, 26 June at Warwick Arts Centre. The event is to honour the life and mourn the death of Connor Sparrowhawk, who died aged 18 while a temporary patient in a specialist NHS treatment and assessment unit for people with learning disabilities in Oxford.

Mon 13 June 2016, 10:18 | Tags: Community and region, Social Affairs

BAFTA-nominated actor narrates anti-bullying film

A new animated film narrated by the star of the BBC drama In The Flesh highlights the issue of the bullying of disabled children and young people.

Luke Newberry, who also appeared in the 2012 film Anna Karenina and BBC’s Sherlock, has lent his voice to the video which is based on research co-authored by Dr Stella Chatzitheochari from the University of Warwick.


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