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Public Engagement and Impact

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Research Impact

Warwick's Classics Department believes that research into Greek and Roman antiquity contributes important social and cultural insights for modern society.

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Warwick Ancient Drama Festival

Each year Warwick staff and students collaborate on producing a play from antiquity, accompanied by talks and workshops for schools.

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Warwick Classics Network

The Warwick Classics Network supports the teaching of the Classical World in Schools across the region.

Outreach and Impact News

Wed 06 Mar '19
Classics staff & students at Life Sciences Public Event
Back to the Future: How Studying History Helps Medical Science!

A School of Life Sciences event with contributions from the department of Classics: Dr. Caroline Petit, Matt Smith (MAR student), Tunrayo Olaoshun (4th year UG student).

Come hear about ancient remedies, the role of dreams in diagnostic, teaching anatomy... and lots more exciting topics:

The School of Life Sciences are pleased to invite you to their next Public Science Evening ‘Back to the Future: How Studying History Helps Medical Science’. This event will explore the exciting topic of how we can use historical medical knowledge in today’s practices. A variety of time periods will be explored, from Galenic medicine in the 2nd century, to early 20th century phage therapy advancements. Also included will be talks from not only members of the School of Life Sciences team, but the Classics and History departments as well. If you are a fan of the History of Medicine and its applications today then this is surely an event not to be missed.

This public science evening will take place on Tuesday 12 March 2019 from 18:00 – 20:00 in the School of Life Sciences atrium. Please visit warwick.ac.uk/publicscience for more information and to register for this event.

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Ashmolean Latin Inscriptions Project

As a department we work with museums worldwide to improve our knowledge of antiquity.

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Find out more about our activities

The Department of Classics is passionately committed to encouraging as wide an audience as possible to engage with the study of the Classical world.