All entries for Wednesday 14 June 2006
June 14, 2006
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/audio/?podcastItem=france.mp3
France seems to be undergoing a period of intense political instability. Dramatic images of demonstrations and riots on the street parallel rumours and scandal in the corridors of power.
To what extent do the current events represent a real upheaval in the French political environment and what is the likely impact on the forthcoming Presidential elections?
Ben Clift is a Senior Lecturer in Warwick's Department of Politics and International Studies and is an expert on the politics of France.
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/NE1000000209270/Researchers at the University of Warwick's plant research arm Warwick HRI have received a £295,000 Darwin initiative grant to develop a butterfly farming industry in Guyana that will help support 5000 people in 16 rainforest communities and help save the rainforest itself.