If there is a film to get people back into the cinemas, a musical that is both fantasy and reality, timely and timeless, dramatic and exhilarating by one of the major Hollywood filmmakers of our time, it might just be West Side Story, says Dr Julie Lobalzo-Wright from Film and Television Studies.
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.
Pregnancy and childbirth can be a magical but often complex time for women and birthing people. Drawing on her PhD research, Dr Georgia Clancy, from Warwick’s Department of Sociology, explores women’s most popular childbirth choices and the barriers preventing their realisation.
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.
What is the Energy Trilema and how could it help form policy that will insulate the UK from future energy disruption?
If we are to take action that will avoid future energy crises, then we need to examine UK energy policy through the lens of the Energy Trilemma, says Dr Jonathan Clarke from the University of Warwick’s Centre for Global Sustainable Development.
The climate crisis is already taking a heavy toll on some developing countries, causing damage to crops and infrastructure and loss of people’s homes and communities, explains Harpreet Kaur Paul, from the University of Warwick's School of Law.
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.
Sport has long been sponsored by unhealthy products, but maybe it’s time to give them the red card, suggests Dr Oyinlola Oyebode, expert in public health from Warwick Medical School.
The 2011 Fixed-Term Parliaments Act is being abolished. It was unsatisfactory in many respects, but some of the underlying issue it raises remain unresolved, says Professor Wyn Grant from PAIS.
The Covid-19 pandemic has had a monumentally disruptive impact on the international development sector, explains Dr Seb Rumsby from Warwick’s Department of Politics and International Studies.
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.