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G20 criticised for inaction on Sovereign Debt - expert comment

This weekend's G20 Riyadh summit has been criticised for its lack of progress on debt relief for low and middle-income countries facing the worse economic recession in the post-war period. Dr Stephen Connelly, Associate Professor of Law and Dr Celine Tan, Reader in Law, Co-Directors, Centre for the Law, Regulation and Governance of the Global Economy (GLOBE), comment.

Mon 20 Jul 2020, 09:50 | Tags: Expert comment, Policy, Law, Faculty of Social Science, COVID19, Debt, COVID-19

Face mask opposition: like objecting to speed limits outside schools?

This week the UK government announced that the wearing of face masks will be mandatory in English shops from 24 July. Dr James Gill, Honorary Clinical Lecturer at the University of Warwick and a Locum GP, comments on how wearing masks can help us to protect each other.


Emergency arts funding: must benefit communities beyond big cities

The UK government has announced that it will support the arts and culture industry - which is suffering heavy losses through the COVID-19 crisis - with a £1.57bn emergency support package. Experts in theatre and culture from the University of Warwick react.

Mon 06 Jul 2020, 13:34 | Tags: Theatre, Arts, Culture, COVID19, COVID-19

Local COVID-19 lockdowns: Dr Ed Hill

A local lockdown has been enforced in Leicester this week, and more could be announced as the government has drawn up a list of 36 'at risk' areas. Dr Ed Hill is an expert on the control of infectious diseases from Warwick's Zeeman Institute for Systems Biology & Infectious Disease Epidemiology Research (SBIDER).

Wed 01 Jul 2020, 12:55 | Tags: COVID19, disease, COVID-19

'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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