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Professor Azrini Wahidin responds to Ministry of Justice prison improvement proposals

Prisons Minister Rory Stewart has announced a new pilot project to tackle violent and disruptive behaviour in 10 prisons, including £10 million funding to fight drugs and improve security. Professor Azrini Wahidin responds.

Fri 17 August 2018, 14:07 | Tags: Expert comment, Faculty of Social Science, prisons

Why new salt study is flawed

A University of Warwick academic and WHO adviser says that a study which suggests salt may not be as damaging to health as is usually claimed is flawed.

Long sleep is at least a marker of future poor health - Dr Michelle Miller

The "increasing wealth of consistently strong evidence would suggest that long sleep is at least a marker of future poor health and indeed may be a ‘warning marker’ which needs to be investigated at the individual level to ascertain if there is an underlying cause", says Dr Michelle Miller of Warwick Medical School following reports that too much sleep may be bad for your health.

Tue 07 August 2018, 11:42 | Tags: WMS

Apple has become the first company to be valued at 1 trillion dollars. Professor Loizos Heracleous comments.

Loizos Heracleous, Professor of Strategy and Organisation, Warwick Business School, comments on the news that Apple has become the world's first trillion-dollar company.

Fri 03 August 2018, 13:00 | Tags: Expert comment, Warwick Business School

Dr Abdullah Sahin on the Danish ‘burqa ban’

On the day that the Danish ban on garments such as the niqab and burqa comes into effect, Dr Abdullah Sahin, expert in Islamic Education, discusses the significance of this controversial measure.

Wed 01 August 2018, 15:08 | Tags: Religion, Expert comment, Europe, Law, Islam, Denmark

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