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Volunteers from Liberal Arts Join Warwick in Africa

Volunteers from Liberal Arts are joining Warwick in Africa over the summer months, a programme which works in partnership with African schools to support educational development. First year student Marco Casanova will work as a Volunteer Teacher in Agona East, Ghana, assisting teachers by delivering high-impact lessons and extra-curricular activities. He is pictured here [right] with Ghanaian teacher Kingsley Amesedzi, one of a growing network of Lead Teachers in our partner schools.

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Dr Kirsten Harris is collaborating with South African Lead Teachers Thandi Ntsoele and Anthony Mkhabele [pictured below] to deliver a professional development workshop for English teachers in the Soweto area. More details about Warwick in Africa, including information about how to support the programme, can be found on its web page.

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Mon 25 June 2018, 14:40 | Tags: liberal arts

Improved financial regulation deters misconduct, study finds. Dr T Burnett comments.

Improved regulation has deterred a greater amount of financial misconduct in the UK since the global financial crisis, according to new research published today.

Researchers at UEA, Bangor University, and the Universities of Warwick and Otago conducted an analysis differentiating between detection and deterrence of financial misconduct during the period 2002-2016.

Since the crisis of 2007, there has been increased awareness of the risks posed by the conduct of financial institutions and their employees. More incidents of financial misconduct have been investigated, with regulators applying increasingly large fines and demanding the repayment of profits.

However, it remains uncertain if these regulatory changes have limited how much financial misconduct occurs and so this study examined whether regulators have improved their capacity to detect or deter financial misconduct since the end of the crisis in 2010.

Thu 24 May 2018, 10:01 | Tags: liberal arts

Dr Bryan Brazeau awarded Erasmus+ Organisational Support Grant

Dr. Bryan Brazeau has been awarded an Erasmus+ Organisational Support grant to explore potential partnerships at the Università degli Studi di Padova, particularly around the themes of sustainability and sustainable development in the Veneto region.


Mon 21 May 2018, 10:31 | Tags: liberal arts

Dr Bryan Brazeau participating in Warwick-Warburg Doctoral Training Program

Dr. Bryan Brazeau will be participating in the Warwick-Warburg Doctoral Training Program on Thursday, 17 May. He will be giving a talk on ‘Social Media, Digital Networking, and Scholarly Communication’ at the Warburg institute in London covering topics such as the effective use of Twitter (scholarly communication, live-tweeting conferences, harvesting Twitter data) and the benefits and pitfalls of using a for-profit platform, such as for promoting publications.


Wed 16 May 2018, 13:54 | Tags: liberal arts

Warwick Sustainability Summit

Thursday 15 March | 6.30pm | The Oculus, OC0.02

The Warwick Sustainability Summit brings together students and staff with a passion for environmental sustainability. Through this event we aim to encourage different groups to collaborate on projects outside their specific fields. It's a chance to learn more about how the University, and everyone associated with it, are working towards making our campus just that little bit more sustainable.

Thu 08 March 2018, 09:56 | Tags: liberal arts, GSD

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