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Ukraine invasion: University of Warwick economist comments

As Russian forces cross the border into Ukraine and begin a military assault, Professor Mark Harrison of the Department of Economics comments on the factors that have led to this situation, and the effectiveness of economic sanctions.

Thu 24 Feb 2022, 15:15 | Tags: Economics, Research

Study estimates death toll of antibiotic-resistant bacteria - Warwick experts comment

A new Lancet study shows that over a million people died in 2019 from infections caused by bacteria resistant to antibiotics. Here, Dr Freya Harrison and Dr Antonia Sagona of the School of Life Sciences comment on the importance of this new evidence and the need to tackle the issue of antibiotic resistance urgently.

Thu 20 Jan 2022, 12:12 | Tags: Research, Life Sciences, antimicrobial resistance

One year since the Capitol riot - US politics experts comment

On 6 January 2021, supporters of Donald Trump stormed the Capitol Building as Congress met to certify Joe Biden's presidential election victory. On its one year anniversary, Dr Trevor McCrisken and Dr Georg Löfflmann of Politics and International Studies reflect on the events of that day and its impact on US politics today.

Thu 06 Jan 2022, 12:16 | Tags: Politics, Research, Politics and International Studies

Pregnant women a priority risk group for Covid-19 vaccination: expert comment

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation has announced that pregnant women should be regarded as a clinical risk group and prioritised for vaccination against Covid-19. Dr Sarah Hillman of Warwick Medical School comments on why it's so important that pregnant women get vaccinated.

Thu 16 Dec 2021, 16:17 | Tags: Pregnancy, WMS, Research, Health and Medicine, Warwick Medical School

Bulb Energy enters special administration: expert comment

Bulb Energy is the latest energy provider to be affected by the rise in gas prices, but the Government has announced it will provide funding to allow it to continue trading temporarily. Professor Mike Waterson of the Department of Economics comments on why Bulb's situation has resulted in them being put into special administration.

Thu 25 Nov 2021, 11:56 | Tags: Economics, Research

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