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128,000 children will wake up homeless this Christmas day - economic comment

According to housing and homelessness charity Shelter 128,000 children will spend Christmas day homeless and in temporary accommodation. Profesor Abhinay Muthoo comments on the economic background to this situation.


Allow children and young people to play and learn without being constrained by narrow stereotypes - expert comment

Dr Maria do Mar Pereira, Associate Professor and Deputy Director of the Centre for the Study of Women and Gender at the University of Warwick, comments on children’s play and gender stereotyping in schools following the Church of England issuing new guidelines today.

Mon 13 November 2017, 11:18 | Tags: Children, Church of England, wellbeing, Expert comment, Sociology, Education, Gender

Banning super-size chocolate in hospitals good public health move

Professor Sarah Stewart-Brown, an expert in public heath from the University of Warwick, comments on the removal of super-size snacks from NHS hospitals.

Mon 16 October 2017, 15:09 | Tags: WMS, Health, diabetes, obesity, wellbeing

Nine lifestyle changes can reduce dementia risk, study says

One in three cases of dementia could be prevented if more people looked after their brain health throughout life, according to an international study in the Lancet. However Dr Joanna Collingwood, Associate Professor School of Engineering says individuals can't modify all of the highlighted factors.

 


Abuse inquiry defended after victims' group quits

Associate Professor Christine Harrison from the Warwick Centre for Lifelong Learning shares thoughts on the considered decision of the Shirley Oaks Survivors’ Association to withdraw from the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse


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