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What makes us happy? How did ancient Britons develop their societies? Can we predict our political future? Have you ever pondered these questions? We're all about these questions at Warwick and we encourage our inquiring minds in the pursuit of knowledge to the highest research standards. Our academics research issues affecting the ordinary and extraordinary aspects of everyday life. Here you'll find the latest feature-length, in-depth articles as our experts react to breaking news and current affairs. Discover articles that answer today's most pressing questions, provoking debate and offering insight into academic life here at Warwick.

EU ReferendumThe EU Referendum: In conversation

Britain went to the polls on June 23rd to decide whether it should leave or remain in the European Union. In this article, researchers from each of our four faculties highlight some of the pro-leave and pro-remain discussions relating to their different academic disciplines.




Elizabeth JenningsUnderstanding the Bag Lady Poet

Elizabeth Jennings was many things: a poet; a familiar and eccentric face about Oxford; a devout Roman Catholic; and a sufferer of mental health issues. Although she lived within recent history her status as a poet, like the details of her life, remains elusive.

Karl PolanyiKarl Polanyi, The Great Transformation and a new political economy

Matthew Watson, Christopher Holmes and Ben Clift explain why Karl Polanyi's best work is a great alternative to the ideas of John Maynard Keynes, Karl Marx or Friedrich Hayek.

The assassination of Indira GandhiThe assassination of Indira Gandhi

Professor Swaran Singh shares his experience from this tragic moment in India's history.

Reflections on the Roman author Bryson ArabusReflections on the Roman author Bryson Arabus

Professor Simon Swain talks about his new translation and study of little-known Roman writer Bryson's Management of the Estate.

Jesuits Inc.Jesuits Inc.

Business can learn a lot from the original multi-national organisation, the Jesuits, according to Jose Bento Da Silva.

Elected mayors and the citizenLessons government must learn ahead of power devolution

Clare Holt considers some lessons that could make the policy of devolving powers to large cities a success.

What makes us happy?What makes us happy?

We posed the question to five Warwick experts working in the fields of mental health, wellbeing and happiness.

Changing perceptions of Britain from the Mesolithic to Neolithic ageChanging perceptions of Britain from the Mesolithic to Neolithic age

Robin Allaby explains how his Life Science research challenges the traditional evaluation of prehistoric Britain.

Can we predict our political future?Can we predict our political future?

Adam Tsakalidis is researching how to best unlock the secrets of our political future using the ever growing big data source, social media.

Big Boys Don't CryBig Boys Don't Cry

Historian Bernard Capp has been charting acceptance of crying and men who cry throughout the ages.

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