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Back to the Future: How Studying History Helps Medical Science!

A School of Life Science event with contributions from speakers from the departments of Classics and History.

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.


Midlands universities partnership will train the next generation of arts and humanities researchers

Eight leading universities in the Midlands are joining together to train the next generation of highly-skilled arts and humanities researchers, thanks to funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

The Midlands4Cities Arts and Humanities Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) will result in 460 new postgraduate studentship opportunities across the region over the next five years.

The consortium brings together academic expertise from - the University of Warwick, Birmingham City University, the University of Birmingham, Coventry University, De Montfort University, the University of Leicester, Nottingham Trent University, and led by the University of Nottingham. All eight of the universities in the DTP have also committed to match the AHRC funding.

It is one of 10 new Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTPs) announced by the AHRC.