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September 30, 2009
Overweight middle–aged women cut chances of enjoying healthy old age
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/overweight_middle-aged_women/
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 17, 2009
Warwick praised for its support of women in physics
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/warwick_praised_for/
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
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/study_says_west/
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
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.
September 11, 2009
Sunday Times Ranks Warwick Top Midlands University
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/sunday_times_ranks/
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
Launch of new project to give children a voice on urban expansion
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/launch_of_new
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
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/leverhulme_grant_awarded/
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
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/warwick_mathematician_and/
“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.
Liverpool police dismissed 1950's Special Branch paranoia over Merseyside club
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/liverpool_police_dismissed
Theatre researcher Professor Tony Howard at the University of Warwick has discovered an interesting exchange between police officers in Liverpool’s CID and Special Branch in London which shows how a Liverpool police officer used common sense and cheeky humour to deflate some paranoid concerns Special Branch held about a Liverpool theatre club.
September 03, 2009
Critics, actors and academics to probe the pains and pleasures of Shakespearean theatre criticism
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/critics_actors_and/
Theatre directors, reviewers, students, actors and academics from universities, including the University of Warwick and Nottingham Trent University, are set to gather at a first-of-a-kind conference dedicated to analysing and debating the current state of Shakespearean theatre criticism.