The University of Warwick has gone from strength to strength since its inception in 1965. Our 50th Anniversary in 2015 was an opportunity to recognise this success and to celebrate our many milestones and accomplishments. Given this strong foundation, as well as our growing global reach and reputation, now is a fitting time for Warwick to also strengthen its presence in the UK’s capital. More.
Warwick in London is appropriately based in the heart of the Knowledge Quarter in offices in the beautifully restored and newly opened Stanley Building in Pancras Square, King’s Cross, the former home to Google HQ. The Stanley Building includes office space, meeting rooms and events space and a fabulous roof terrace. More.
The Warwick Policy Lab is co-directed by Professor Abhinay Muthoo and Siobhan Benita who was previously a Senior Civil Servant in Whitehall. The Lab, as reflected by its directors, aims to bridge the gap between academic analysis and public policymaking in order to maximise the impact and influence of rigorous research on decisions taken by politicians that will affect people’s day-to-day lives. In this article in Civil Service World, Siobhan Benita reflects on her time in the Cabinet Office when, amongst other things, she worked with the Cabinet Secretary to introduce the first national awards for Civil Servants.
Professor Abhinay Muthoo, Dean of Warwick in London was featured on page two of the Financial Times on Thursday 10 May in an article titled ‘Universities tested by Big Tech brain drain’ talking about the challenges faced by universities in keeping leading AI professors when faced with large tech companies offering attractively high salaries.