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Expert comment: The death of Karl Lagerfeld, what is Chanel's future?

Professor Qing Wang, an expert in luxury brands at Warwick Business School comments on the death of fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld.

Tue 19 February 2019, 16:29 | Tags: WBS, Expert comment, Fashion

One Mars mission ends, another is ready to start investigating the red planet - expert comment

As one Mars mission comes to an end and another sets up its latest instrument, Dr David Brown from the Department of Physics has commented on the valuable contribution that Opportunity made, and InSight will make, to our understanding of the red planet.

Thu 14 February 2019, 10:49 | Tags: Physics, Space, astrophysics

"Gucci's troubles mark the latest in a string of missteps by luxury fashion brands": Expert comment by Professor Qing Wang

Luxury fashion brand Gucci's withdrawal of a jumper following criticism that its design was offensive is the latest in a number of missteps by similar brands with a history of provocative marketing, according to Professor Qing Wang from Warwick Business School. Commenting on the story, she argues that these brands need to be more sensitive and respectful to ethnic communities.

Fri 08 February 2019, 09:37 | Tags: marketing, Warwick Business School

"Maduro remains committed to riding out the storm." - Expert comment on Venezuela

The Lima Group of Latin American countries has called for a peaceful change in government in Venezuela, without military intervention. But is this realistic considering Maduro's continued refusal to step down?

Dr Tom Long form the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick comments.

Tue 05 February 2019, 15:03 | Tags: Politics, Expert comment, Politics and International Studies, Venezuela

Professor Robert Kerr comments on polar vortex: "It always exists to one degree or another"

The United States has been affected by extreme cold weather due to what is referred to as a polar vortex. Professor Robert Kerr from our School of Engineering, Department of Mathematics and Centre for Scientific Computing explains what a polar vortex is and why it causes this kind of effect.

Thu 31 January 2019, 09:42 | Tags: Computer Science, Climate change, mathematics

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