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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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Four things you may not know about vaccination

Mon 14 December 2020

Vaccination is routine in Britain and for most the public health programmes which go alongside them are about as interesting as the sewage system. And then came Covid. Since we all now (apparently) need to be experts here’s four things you might not know about vaccines and vaccination from Dr Gareth Millward from the Centre for the History of Medicine at the University of Warwick.

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Has COVID-19 changed our relationship with pets and other animals?

Mon 03 August 2020

Dogs have loved it, cats have hated it, but whilst lockdown has provided temporary benefits for many companion animals, coronavirus has also provided opportunity to think more widely about the conditions under which novel diseases can emerge. We must change to provide a more sustainable future for both humans and animals, says Dr Rebekah Fox from Warwick’s Department of Sociology.

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