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The English university at the heart of European cooperation

"Even as negotiations for the UK’s exit from the European Union reach their complex climax, [the University of Warwick] is set to virtually host a week-long event dedicated to continental cooperation." Read more about our EUTOPIA network in University Business. (November 2020)

Fri 18 Dec 2020, 15:46 | Tags: EUTOPIA, Coverage

Libération: can the search for a Covid-19 vaccine benefit everyone?

Dr Lucie Gadenne, Department of Economics, writes for French newspaper Libération about the quest for a COVID-19 vaccine, and how to make it accessible to everyone around the world once it is discovered. (May 2020). Also, listen to her interview on Radio Canada here.

Tue 02 Jun 2020, 16:53 | Tags: Coverage, Expert comment

EUTOPIA European university alliance awarded €5m by Erasmus+

EUTOPIA, an established alliance of six European universities that exists to create a connected and inclusive community addressing global and local challenges, has been successful in its bid for a €5m grant from the Erasmus+ ‘European Universities’ programme. June 2019

Thu 27 Jun 2019, 14:27 | Tags: EUTOPIA

Le Monde: Warwick, un nid d’étudiants français à la merci du Brexit

"Warwick, pourtant peu connue en France, est devenue la troisième université du Royaume-Uni qui accueille le plus de Français" - Le Monde a visité Warwick en mars 2019. (Paywall).

Fri 07 Jun 2019, 15:25 | Tags: Coverage

Sciences et Avenir: Covid-19, what do we know about the South African variant of the virus?

French science magazine quotes Professor Lawrence Young of the University of Warwick on the new COVID19 variant. (December 2020)

More European coverage: Business Insider Spain ; Jornal Economico in Portugal ; Scientias in the Netherlands -- and many more.

Fri 08 Jan 2021, 16:13 | Tags: COVID19, Coverage, Expert comment

ABC: 'Engagement starts from the inside'

Spanish newspaper cites a study by the University of Warwick, which finds that happy employees are 12% more productive. (December 2020)

Fri 08 Jan 2021, 16:08 | Tags: Coverage

Le Figaro: 'When the English think about an exceptional wealth tax'

French newspaper Le Figaro: "...we have just received a report entitled soberly 'A wealth tax for the UK.' Written by three academic experts from prestigious institutions (London School of Economics, University of Warwick, Institute for Fiscal Studies), the study examines the feasibility of a wealth tax in Great Britain. (December 2020)

Fri 08 Jan 2021, 15:51 | Tags: COVID19, Coverage

France Culture: 'How culture and artists in the UK are reacting to the pandemic'

Podcast in French. Cécile Doustaly, researcher at CY Cergy Paris Université (a fellow EUTOPIA member), who has also researched at the University of Warwick, comments on how British artists and people in the UK culture sector are reacting in response to the pandemic and Brexit. She explains how Warwick is supporting Coventry City of Culture 2021, supporting artists and benefitting citizens. (December 2020)

Fri 08 Jan 2021, 15:42 | Tags: COVID19, EUTOPIA, Expert comment

Nau.ch: Satellites endangered! Space debris is becoming an increasing problem

There's too much junk in space, reports the Swiss news site. How much, exactly, can often only be estimated using complex simulations. Astronomers at the University of Warwick took a closer look at the orbit with a powerful telescope. October 2020.

Thu 22 Oct 2020, 16:33 | Tags: Coverage

RP Online: British researchers recommend a short lockdown

German news site reports that British researchers recommend a short lockdown as a precautionary break -- authors Matt J. Keeling from the University of Warwick and Graham F. Medley from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Thu 22 Oct 2020, 16:31 | Tags: COVID19, Expert comment

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