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Expert comment on the Grande America oil spill

French authorities have warned that an oil slick is heading towards the Nouvelle-Aquitaine coastline after an Italian cargo ship sank in the Atlantic. Dr Jessica Shepherd , Senior Teaching Fellow in Global Sustainable Development at the University of Warwick, explains the environmental risks.

Knife crime is 'a complex issue': expert comment from Dr Michael Wyness

Police commissioners in the UK have claimed that pupils excluded from school are being drawn into knife crime. Dr Michael Wyness from the Centre for Education Studies has commented on these claims, and other possible causes for the ongoing rise in knife crime.

Thu 07 March 2019, 10:40 | Tags: crime, Education, Centre for Education Studies

Facebook pages "hold profound meaning for those left behind" - expert comment on Facebook Tributes

Facebook has introduced a new Tributes feature for accounts belonging to the deceased. Warwick expert Debra Bassett, who specialises in the impact of digital technology on grieving, comments.

Tue 05 March 2019, 14:37 | Tags: University of Warwick, Facebook, Expert comment, death

Expert comment on Brexit: Is May running out of time?

Abhinay Muthoo is a Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics. He is also the Dean of Warwick in London and Co-Director of the Warwick Policy Lab at the University of Warwick. He comments on Brexit: Is Theresa May running out of time?

Tue 05 March 2019, 10:26 | Tags: Economics, University of Warwick, Brexit, Expert comment

“Our society still operates on a monolingual ideal”: Expert comment from Professor Jo Angouri

As the number of students studying German and French drops by half in UK secondary schools, expert in multilingualism from the Centre for Applied Linguistics, Professor Jo Angouri, explains this decline in foreign language learning.

Wed 27 February 2019, 15:17 | Tags: Applied Linguistics, Culture, Education, Language

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