All entries for September 2009

September 30, 2009

Overweight middle–aged women cut chances of enjoying healthy old age

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Women who put on weight as they approach middle-age could reduce their chances of enjoying a healthy old age by up to 80%, according to research from the University of Warwick.

September 29, 2009

Professor Malcolm McCrae on the HPV vaccination

University of Warwick virologist Professor Malcolm McCrae has commented on the HPV vaccination:

“As with any medical intervention, vaccines are no different in that sense that one can, on rare occasions, see tragic consequences, but overall this is an extremely well tested vaccine which has been produced in response to a critical health issue- cervical cancer a disease responsible for almost one thousand deaths annually in the UK’

September 17, 2009

Warwick praised for its support of women in physics

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Two university physics departments have been recognised by the Institute of Physics (IOP) for their efforts made to reduce gender inequality among academic staff.

September 16, 2009

Study says West Midlands bearing brunt of recession and will take longest to recover

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New research by the University of Warwick Institute for Employment Research shows that says West Midlands is bearing brunt of recession in the UK and is the region that will take longest to recover.

September 14, 2009

Fake video dramatically alters eyewitness accounts

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Researchers at the University of Warwick have found that fake video evidence can dramatically alter people’s perceptions of events, even convincing them to testify as an eyewitness to an event that never happened.

September 11, 2009

Sunday Times Ranks Warwick Top Midlands University

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In its new guide to Universities published this Sunday, 13th September, The Sunday Times newspaper has declared that “The University of Warwick continues to lead the field of Midlands universities by topping The Sunday Times University Guide 2010 in the region for each of every 12 years that guide has been published.

September 10, 2009

Student wins award for contribution to Coventry’s medieval heritage

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A University of Warwick research student has been recognised for his significant contribution to Coventry’s medieval heritage after winning a university award.

Launch of new project to give children a voice on urban expansion

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A new research project launched today (10) will use GPS tracking and mobile phone text messages to explore the experiences of children and young people growing up in new urban areas.

September 08, 2009

Leverhulme grant awarded to explore South African theatre

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The University of Warwick and The Open University have been awarded more than £140,000 for a three-year research project exploring the role of South African theatre in contemporary identity formation.

Warwick mathematician and artist in Coventry Memorial Park project

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“Equate” is a new project bringing together Coventry visual artist Lesley Whelan, and University of Warwick mathematician Adam Boddison, to work on a project at Coventry’s War Memorial Park.

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