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Leading Like A Woman: Understanding why the gender gap in personality traits is widening

A postgraduate student at the University of Warwick is aiming to unravel the complicated interactions between the Human Development Index, gender equality and gender gap in personality traits.

Tue 08 Mar 2022, 11:32 | Tags: Science & Technology Psychology Sociology Work

Good jobs and why they matter

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.

International Women’s Day

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.

Women in science, innovate in science

On the UN's International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we hear from young researchers at Warwick and ask them about their hopes for their research and the importance of equality in their chosen field.

Government should be up front about trade-offs behind new social distancing measures

If it really were true that reduced social-distance measures can give the UK all the expected economic and social benefits without raising the risks, why weren’t they introduced weeks ago, asks Professor Graham Loomes from WBS.

Building more resilient UK manufacturing supply chains

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted how manufacturing supply chains are critical to the process of delivering products and services essential to life. Whilst a series of ‘lifeboat’ projects are needed to protect manufacturing capability in the short term, Professor Janet Godsell, from WMG, University of Warwick says now is the time for UK manufacturing supply chains to pivot and build capability for the future.

Coronavirus exit strategy: why ‘low risk’ millennials should be released from lockdown first

Millennials who do not live with their parents should be the first people released from the UK coronavirus lockdown according to research by two Warwick academics.

Coronavirus: location-tracking apps could stop the disease – here’s how

New research suggests that using an app to track people’s movements and identify and isolate anyone who has come into contact with an infected person could be critical in avoiding or leaving lockdown, writes Professor Eivor Oborn from WBS.

What lessons can we learn from artists about productivity in a time of coronavirus?

How can we deal with a much more fluid working life when we are used to routine? How should we judge our productivity and the value of our work? Dr Chris Bilton, from Warwick's the Centre for Cultural & Media Policy Studies says we should look to cultural producers - artists, writers and musicians when it comes to methods of working during this period of uncertainty.

Thu 02 Apr 2020, 10:42 | Tags: Arts & Culture Work

How our relationship with ourselves will be key in the coming weeks

Dr Harbinder Sandhu, Associate Professor in the Clinical Trials Unit at Warwick Medical School and clinical psychologist, explains some of the feelings we may all experience in the coming weeks and shares some tips for looking after our own wellbeing.

How looking after our mental health can help boost our immune system

Looking after our wellbeing and mental health is vital in difficult times. Fear and anxiety can suppress our immune system, so finding ways to be kind to ourselves and others while we deal with the spread of COVID19 will boost our immune system and help fight infection explains Sarah Stewart-Brown, Professor of Public Health and expert in mental wellbeing from Warwick Medical School.