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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 14, 2009
Fake video dramatically alters eyewitness accounts
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/fake_video_dramatically/
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.
August 11, 2009
Research reveals UK holiday hotspot Cornwall has hidden glamour in buckets and spades
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/research_reveals_uk/
Many families choosing to holiday in Cornwall this summer may be expecting pasties and windy beaches, but a new publication reveals a very different side to the popular UK destination.
July 16, 2009
Research suggests UK housing credit binge backed by Government to pay for ageing population
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/uk_housing_credit/
Research at the University of Warwick suggests that the UK housing credit binge was encouraged by the Government to meet the cost of supporting an ageing population.
July 03, 2009
National Pensions Savings Scheme could lead to 200,000 job losses and hit small firms hardest
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/national_pensions_savings/
New research by the University of Warwick’s Institute for Employment Research reveals that the UK’s new National Pensions Savings Scheme (NPSS) could lead to the loss of up to 200,000 jobs, the vast majority of which would be in small firms.
June 15, 2009
Punk did not die, it just moved East
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/punk_did_not/
Thirty years after the release of The Clash’s iconic album London Calling, researchers at the University of Warwick have discovered punk did not die, it is still alive and kicking in Eastern Europe
January 19, 2009
English critic spurred Robbie Burns to become more political
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/english_critic_spurred/
As Scottish people everywhere prepare the celebrate the 250th anniversary of the birth of national icon Robert Burns, University of Warwick Professor Jon Mee argues that was an English critic who encouraged the poet to make his work more political.
January 13, 2009
University of Warwick on iTunes U features best–selling authors
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/university_of_warwick_on_itunes_u_features_best-selling_authors1/
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.
December 03, 2008
More evidence needed to show ‘what works’ in prevention of child abuse
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/more_evidence_needed
A paper commissioned by The Lancet on child abuse shows more evidence is needed to discover ‘what works’ to prevent child maltreatment.
A collaborative study involving the University of Warwick and academic colleagues from Canada, New Zealand, and America looked at interventions aimed at preventing the occurrence of abuse, and those aimed at preventing its recurrence
November 04, 2008
Dead famous: Research says 18th century Obituaries Sparked Modern Cult of Celebrity
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/dead_famous_research/
Research by the University of Warwick shows how death gave birth to the modern cult of celebrity as the sudden rise in the popularity of obituaries of unusual people in the 1700s provided people with the 18th Century equivalent of a celebrity gossip magazine.