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Migrants "forced onto even riskier paths" by UK/France deal to patrol Channel: Dr Maurice Stierl

The UK and French governments have agreed a deal to tackle the rise in people crossing the Channel. Dr Maurice Stierl, an expert on migrants' and refugees' rights at borders, offers his expert comment.


Regulating streaming giants could create "homogenised television landscape"

The UK government has proposed tighter regulations for television streaming giants such as Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Disney+. Ministers also today announced that there will be a consultation into whether to privatise Channel 4.

Tom Hemingway, from Warwick's Department of Film and Television Studies, offers his expert view.

Wed 23 Jun 2021, 13:28 | Tags: University of Warwick, Film and Television, Britain

"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.


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.


World's hottest September on record: Professor David Mond

Today, BBC News reported that September was the warmest on record globally, according to the weather service Copernicus. Professor David Mond, from the Warwick Mathematics Institute, provides an expert perspective.

This comment was in The Times on 08/10/2020.


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