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US call to boycott China Olympics: Prof Shaun Breslin comments

US House speaker Nancy Pelosi has called for a international boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022, in response to reports of human rights abuses by the Chinese government.

Professor Shaun Breslin, a renowned expert on China, comments.


"TV does reach more learners": Prof Des Hewitt on the BBC's lockdown education programmes

It was reported today that the BBC will put school lessons on television to support children's education during the new lockdown. Professor Des Hewitt from the Centre For Teacher Education at the University of Warwick comments.


Ban on new petrol and diesel cars in UK from 2030: WMG expert comment

The UK Prime Minister announced today a Ten Point Plan for a "green industrial revolution", including a ban on the sale of new cars that are wholly powered by diesel or petrol from 2030. Top experts from WMG at the University of Warwick comment on this story.


2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry: Warwick scientists explain Crispr-Cas9

This week, it was reported that the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna for their work on the technology of genome editing -- more specifically, Crispr-Cas9. (See story on BBC News).

Scientists at the University of Warwick who also research Crispr-Cas9 explain what it is, and discuss its significance in our lives.


'Second wave' warning: two experts have their say

This week, health leaders warned that a 'second wave' of the coronavirus is likely, and that the UK should be more prepared. Two experts in the spread of disease from the University of Warwick commented on the story.

Fri 26 Jun 2020, 11:10 | Tags: Health, Academic Staff, Expert comment, COVID19, disease, COVID-19

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