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Religion and the Census

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.

World Book Day: creativity and teaching during COVID

On World Book Day (March 4) this year, Warwick’s student teachers will be in an online lesson of their own, using books and bookmaking to inspire ideas and creative methods of teaching, while they look forward to getting back into a real classroom later this spring.

Wed 03 Mar 2021, 11:51 | Tags: Arts & Culture Politics & Society Literature Education

Young person - big responsibility: Young Carers and Covid-19

While Covid-19 and the current lockdown has major implications for all families, it poses particular challenges for young carers and their families, explains Dr Michael Wyness from the University of Warwick’s Centre for Education Studies.

Teach your kids STEM at home - tips from real engineers

Now that schools across the UK are closed due to Covid-19, the challenge is on for parents to keep their children educated. Or failing that – just keep them occupied. The outreach team from WMG, University of Warwick, are on hand with some fun, creative STEM learning opportunities available online.

How coronavirus could affect the wellbeing of people with intellectual disabilities

In the midst of the pandemic we are all feeling extra anxiety, but what about the 1.5 million people in the UK with an intellectual disability, asks Danielle Adams, PhD candidate at the Centre for Educational Development Appraisal and Research, University of Warwick.

Knowledge is Power - Education is key for gender equality

On International Women’s Day, Shaheen Ali, Professor of Law at the University of Warwick, shares her thoughts on the role that education plays in achieving the UN’s goal of achieving gender equality by 2030.

Wed 07 Mar 2018, 12:00 | Tags: Politics & Society Law Education

A Zoological Education

Thinking of taking the children to the zoo? You may come home with the next Sir David Attenborough or Jane Goodall. Research by Dr Eric Jensen, from the Department of Sociology, has shown that a day out at the zoo is more than fun. It can help to boost children's science and conservation education.

Fri 16 Feb 2018, 12:00 | Tags: Politics & Society Sociology Education

The EU Referendum: In conversation

Britain goes 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 have highlighted some of the pro-leave and pro-remain discussions relating to their different academic disciplines.

Children of the (French) Revolution

As the citizens of France celebrate La Fête Nationale (what the English speaking world refers to as Bastille Day), we thought you would like this short lego-based animation, made by Coventry primary school children after visiting the University of Warwick, to demonstrate their understanding of the French Revolution.

Universities and Economic Growth

The relationship between universities and economic growth is a topic of far greater significance to national higher education sectors and government than it was just a decade ago. To begin the Universities and Economic Growth conference in 2013, our now former Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Nigel Thrift, introduced a blog series by a number of guest bloggers, invited to offer their thoughts on the future of higher education.

Wed 01 May 2013, 12:00 | Tags: Politics & Society Business & Economy Economics Education