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Dr Soroush Abolfathi comments on the Scottish Government's ban on plastic-stemmed cotton buds

"a very positive move towards reducing plastic waste" - Dr Soroush Abolfathi from the Warwick Water Research Group comments on the decision of the Scottish Government to ban plastic-stemmed cotton buds.


Professor Mark Skilton from Warwick Business School comments on live streaming from German synagogue attack

Following reports that the tragic shooting that took place at a synagogue in Halle, Germany was live streamed online, Professor Mark Skilton from Warwick Business School has commented on managing the challenge of balancing privacy and security concerns with the online providers that provide these services.

Thu 10 Oct 2019, 12:45 | Tags: Social Media, Warwick Business School

'Reasonable chance' of last minute Brexit deal - comment from Professor Abhinay Muthoo from the Department of Economics

As talks with EU leaders on the UK's Brexit proposals continue this week, Professor Abhinay Muthoo from the Department of Economics has commented on the likelihood of a deal being struck at the eleventh hour.

Thu 10 Oct 2019, 09:02 | Tags: Economics, Brexit, Research

School of Law's Professor Christian Twigg-Flesner comments on 'costly trap' of insurance policy auto-renewal

An interim report by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has estimated that millions of consumers are overpaying on insurance premiums by remaining loyal to their provider and not shopping around. Professor Christian Twigg-Flesner from the School of Law has highlighted how auto-renewal of policies can be used by providers to their own advantage.

Fri 04 Oct 2019, 12:34 | Tags: School of Law, Research, Law

Professor Mark Skilton from Warwick Business School comments on plans for Facebook message encryption

Facebook has faced pressure from governments to change its plans to encrypt private messages, which potentially hinder security efforts. Professor Mark Skilton from Warwick Business School argues that politicians are now starting to getting to grips with the challenges that data privacy poses.

Fri 04 Oct 2019, 10:28 | Tags: WBS, technology, Warwick Business School

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