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Child mental health referrals rise by one-third - expert comment

The NSPCC reports that the number of referrals by schools seeking mental health treatment for pupils has shot up by over a third in the last 3 years. Professor Sarah Stweart-Brown of Warwick Medical School comments.


Allow children and young people to play and learn without being constrained by narrow stereotypes - expert comment

Dr Maria do Mar Pereira, Associate Professor and Deputy Director of the Centre for the Study of Women and Gender at the University of Warwick, comments on children’s play and gender stereotyping in schools following the Church of England issuing new guidelines today.


Expert reaction to study looking at sugary drinks intake and measures of IVF success

Prof. Geraldine Hartshorne, Head of Clinical Faculty, Warwick Medical School, comments on a study which indicates that IVF is less successful if a woman drinks full sugar soft drinks.


Reading for pleasure falls after primary school years - expert comment

Only one-third of teenage boys in the UK say they enjoy reading, a study by the National Literacy Trust suggests. Dr Richard Smith isn't convinced.

Fri 02 Jun 2017, 12:06 | Tags: Children, Academic Staff, English, Applied Linguistics, Education

Abuse inquiry defended after victims' group quits

Associate Professor Christine Harrison from the Warwick Centre for Lifelong Learning shares thoughts on the considered decision of the Shirley Oaks Survivors’ Association to withdraw from the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse


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