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Good jobs and why they matter

Mon 29 November 2021

Good jobs are not a pick ‘n’ mix option - they should be hardwired into the UK economy, explains Professor Chris Warhurst, from the University of Warwick's Institute for Employment Research.

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A nudge in the right direction for the environment

Wed 10 November 2021

Climate change is one of the biggest challenges of our present time. Whilst the world’s leaders are gathering in the UK to reassert their commitment to tackle climate change at COP26, the need for action has never been greater. But how do we get people to engage at an individual level asks Dr Lory Barile an expert in nudge theory from Warwick’s Department of Economics.

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Enhancing urban resilience through citizen science

Tue 26 October 2021

As 70 per cent of the world population lives in cities, improving urban resilience against disaster is paramount, and to do this effectively you need to involve the communities most affected say Professor Jon Coaffee, Politics and International Studies and Academic lead for the Global Research Priority in Sustainable Cities, University of Warwick, and Dr Vangelis Pitidis, Politics and International Studies.

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How do we deal with more frequent heatwaves?

Fri 13 August 2021

Now is the time to act, not only to mitigate against irreversible damage to the planet, but also look at the practicalities of the way we live in order to protect the most vulnerable, explains Dr Raquel Nunes, a public health expert specialising in the effect of heatwaves.

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Religion and the Census

Fri 19 March 2021

Are you considering recording your religion as Jedi, heavy metal or climate-concerned on census day? Before you do, consider why the census asks the religion question and the value of the data for society.

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International Women’s Day

Mon 08 March 2021

On International Women’s Day we talk to four members of our research community about their experiences growing up, their ambitions, experiences and advice for other women.

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