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IFAD President and Minister of State for DfID to discuss importance of rural investments in the fight against global poverty at Warwick in London

Lord Bates, the newly appointed Minister of State for the Department for International Development (DfID) and Dr Kanayo F. Nwanze, the President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), will give keynote speeches this month, at an event hosted by the University of Warwick in its new London office.

Wed 07 Dec 2016, 09:51 | Tags: University of Warwick, Food, Event, International

Wonder Woman, MI5, Teletubbies, Mathematics and battling poverty – just parts of the CVs of five people to be awarded honorary degrees by the University of Warwick

The University of Warwick has announced that it will award honorary degrees to six people at its winter degree ceremonies which will run from Wednesday 18th to Friday 20th January 2017 (inclusive), in the Butterworth Hall in Warwick Arts Centre.


University of Warwick experts and UKIP’s Diane James to discuss US election outcome

On Wednesday 9 November a panel of experts from the University of Warwick, along with Diane James, Deputy Chairman of UKIP, are to debate and discuss the results of the US election. Based in the University’s new London Office in King’s Cross, the Warwick Policy Lab discussion will:

Fri 11 Nov 2016, 14:38 | Tags: Event, Business, Law, Economics

Nobel Prize Winner opens Warwick Medical School building

Nobel Prize winner Dr Randy Schekman has given the keynote speech at the opening of the latest addition to Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick.


Warwick Crop Centre Joins Historic Tractor Parade

Staff and students from the University of Warwick Crop Centre took part in the ‘70 tractors for 70 years’ Massey Ferguson procession organised by Coventry Transport Museum on Saturday 30 July.

Mon 01 Aug 2016, 09:09 | Tags: Event, Community and region, Campus Life, Community

Eddie Izzard to bring Stand up for Europe tour to University of Warwick

Eddie Izzard today (Monday 23rd May) kicked off a new campaign to visit 31 cities in the next 31 days in a bid to get young people to register for the referendum and vote to stay in Europe. As part of this tour he will deliver a speech about his views and take part in a Q&A in the Warwick Arts Centre at 12:30 on Thursday 8 June 2016.


Warwick to broadcast Royal Opera House performances live on Big Screen

World-class opera performances will be broadcast live and free of charge for members of the public at the University of Warwick this summer. They will be beamed from the Royal Opera House in London directly to the Big Screen at The Piazza on the main campus on Thursday 9 June (Nabucco) and Thursday 14 July (Il Trovatore).


Psychoactive supper shines a light on blanket substance ban

Last night researchers at the University of Warwick hosted a ‘Psychoactive Supper’ to stimulate discussion about the concept of psychoactivity, central to The Psychoactive Substances Act (2016), a new piece of UK legislation that seeks to ban ‘legal highs’ by instituting a blanket ban on all psychoactive substances.

Wed 18 May 2016, 13:49 | Tags: Modern Languages, Arts, Science, Health, Event

Europe’s ‘Other’ Faith: Islam in German History and its Implications for Britain today

Free public lecture by leading academics in Coventry Cathedral will shine a light on the distorted representations of faith communities that occur during times of heightened political tension.


How poetry, story-telling and music can explain the role of the supply chain

A group of researchers from WMG at the University of Warwick are using poetry, story-telling and music to draw attention to the important role supply chains play in everyday life.

Fri 05 Feb 2016, 15:19 | Tags: WMG, Festival, Event, Poetry, Music

Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary year, 2016, will not only be a celebration of dead white males

Researchers from the Multicultural Shakespeare in Britain Project at the University of Warwick are set to launch a new online Shakespeare performance database on 15 Jan 2016 that holds three years of research which documents and contextualises BAME performers’ crucial yet undervalued contribution to our understanding of Shakespeare - our greatest cultural symbol of ‘Britishness’.

Thu 07 Jan 2016, 10:43 | Tags: Event, Theatre, Academic Staff, Celebrities and Personalities

What do 1200 productions of Shakespeare reveal about diversity in classical theatre?

Dr Jami Rogers, Research Assistant and Honorary Fellow at the University of Warwick, presents the findings of an ongoing project that examines Shakespearean performance from 1930 to 2010.

Wed 02 Dec 2015, 17:37 | Tags: events, Performing arts, Theatre studies, Event

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