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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

Pubs reopening - expert comment from historian

Beat Kümin, Professor of Early Modern European History at the University of Warwick, comments on the role pubs play in community.

Tue 23 Jun 2020, 15:30 | Tags: wellbeing, Britain, History, coronavirus, Public Health, alcohol, COVID-19

Will face masks become the norm in Europe? Expert comment

With many European governments making it compulsory to wear face masks in certain public places, and others recommending it, will masks become part of ‘the new normal’ in the UK? Professor Helen Spencer-Oatey and Professor Perry Hinton look at what norm theory can tell us about behaviour change.


Expert comment on the education attainment gap for poorer families

Dr Dimitra Hartas from Warwick's Centre for Education Studies comments on the education attainment gap between richer and poorer families.