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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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Women and the Politics of the Parish

Mon 08 February 2021

Jackie Weaver may have become a social media sensation overnight with her calm, authoritative management of a contentious parish council meeting held on Zoom, but she is not a lone pioneer, says Professor Sarah Richardson from Warwick’s Department of History.

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