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January 13, 2009
Exclusive material featuring best-selling children’s author Jacqueline Wilson and acclaimed writer Alain de Botton are now available free through the University of Warwick’s new site on iTunes U.
October 06, 2008
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/research_finds_customers146/
New research by the University of Warwick reveals that many credit card customers become fixated on the level of minimum payments given on credit card bills. The mere presence of a minimum payment is enough to reduce the actual amount many people choose to pay on their bills, leading to further interest payments.
You can also listen to a podcast interview with Dr Neil Stewart explaining ‘anchoring’ and shedding light on how we can be more ‘credit savvy’ when making credit card repayments.
September 19, 2008
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/audio/?podcastItem=digital_forensics.mp3
Dr Matthew Sorell, Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Study, explores the problems and opportunities of the emerging approach to ‘Digital Forensics’.
August 24, 2007
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/audio/?podcastItem=swarmsfinalversion.mp3
Postgraduate researcher Robert Wicks talks about how a tool to analyse swarming could be used to analyse plasma in the solar wind and movements in financial markets.
August 15, 2007
August 08, 2007
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/audio/?podcastItem=bonn.mp3
Dr Stefan Bon discusses how his team have developed a process for reinforcing pickering emulsions with laponite clay.
Explaining the process
How do you apply the Laponite clay to the particles
How do you do this on a large scale
Applications of this technology
June 11, 2007
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/audio/?podcastItem=sander.mp3
Professor Sander Gilman of Emory University continues our discussion on the culture and science of genetics.
Questions of reality and genetic
Mapping the genome is a snapshot exercise
Genetics and identity
Simplification of a complex science
What about free will
Do we impose truth upon genetic science
Should we fear the science or the scientist
May 31, 2007
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/audio/?podcastItem=gene.mp3
Dr Deborah Steinberg discusses the culture of genetics.
Truth and genes
Is genetics the new religion
Comparisons between genetics and atomic science
Genetics and personal responsibility
Genetic taxonomy and it’s implications
Genes and our understanding of humanity
Complexity and can we deal with it
Future impact of genetics on our society and culture
April 23, 2007
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/audio/?podcastItem=completeworks.mp3
Professor Jonathan Bate discusses editing a new edition of the Complete Works of Shakespeare.
Why is this a significant edition
Using the First Folio
Does editing the Complete Works bring new perspectives
How has the language and grammar changed
Is this a bawdier Shakespeare
How important is the historical context
Is this edition about the written word or performance
Do we underestimate the impact of actors and directors on Shakespeare
Should we muck about with the plays
Does this strengthen Shakespeare’s status
April 13, 2007
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/audio/?podcastItem=cholesterol.mp3
Professor Franco Cappuccio from Warwick Medical School talks about his recent research into the effects of cholesterol busting statins on blood pressure.
Length: 27 minutes
What is cholesterol
Good and bad cholesterol
Dangers of high cholesterol
How can we fight it
What is a statin and how are they given to patients
Are cholesterol levels and high blood pressure often related
Why do statins reduce blood pressure
Quantify effects of statins compared with antihypertensive drugs
Are there any risks with statins
Have you any plans for future studies
Success of statins and antihypertensives as treatments