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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

Pen pal is powerful boost to prisoner wellbeing

Prisoners’ lives can be significantly improved – and sometimes even saved – for the price of a stamp according to an in-depth study from the University of Warwick.

Mon 09 Nov 2015, 10:28 | Tags: University of Warwick, Social Sciences, Research, Law

Researchers call on Cleobury Mortimer residents to help shape policing

Residents living in Cleobury Mortimer are being encouraged to complete a short online survey which will help shape the future of policing and put them in with a chance of winning £100.

Mon 12 Oct 2015, 12:46 | Tags: Research, Law, Psychology

Warwick team begins research on refugee and migrant experiences of crossing the Mediterranean

Social scientists from the University of Warwick are carrying out an urgent research project on the current migratory situation in Europe, using emergency funding from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).

Mon 21 Sep 2015, 11:37 | Tags: Social Sciences, Research, Law, International

Warwick students providing legal aid to USA’s death row inmates

Ten law students from the University of Warwick are about to travel to the United States to help provide legal representation on behalf of prisoners who have been sentenced to death. They are taking part in a unique internship programme, which provides an exclusive opportunity to work on some of the country’s most prominent capital punishment cases.

Thu 16 Jul 2015, 10:49 | Tags: University of Warwick, Students, Volunteering, Law

Study reveals potential value of prison pen pal scheme to rehabilitation of offenders

The prison pen pal scheme ‘Prisoners’ Penfriends’ has an important role to play in helping to rehabilitate convicted offenders, new research from the University of Warwick has found. The findings are revealed in a report from the Law School’s Criminal Justice Centre, which is being presented at the House of Lords on Thursday (25 June).

Tue 23 Jun 2015, 10:31 | Tags: Social Sciences, Research, Law

Study finds English and Welsh family courts not discriminating against fathers

There is no evidence that family courts in England and Wales are discriminating against fathers because of gender bias, a new study by the University of Warwick and funded by the Nuffield Foundation has found.

Tue 02 Jun 2015, 06:15 | Tags: Social Sciences, Research, Law

Warwick researcher awarded prestigious grant to study Haitian slave revolution

An Assistant Professor at the University of Warwick’s School of Law has received a prestigious grant to study the Haitian slave revolution of 1791–1804. Dr Philip Kaisary’s Fulbright Scholar Award will see him travel to the US next month to begin the year-long research project at Vanderbilt University, on one of the most selective scholarship programmes operating worldwide.

Tue 26 May 2015, 14:09 | Tags: University of Warwick, Social Sciences, Research, Law, History

Orwell Prize shortlists lists University of Warwick Human Rights Centre

The writer-in-residence of an online magazine produced by the Centre for Human Rights in Practice at the University of Warwick has been shortlisted for her work by the prestigious George Orwell Prize for Journalism. Rebecca Omonira-Oyekanmi appears in the 2015 shortlist alongside journalists from household names such as The Economist, The Guardian and The Independent.

Tue 12 May 2015, 11:26 | Tags: University of Warwick, Law

New study to consider the meaning of criminal justice

A researcher at the University of Warwick has been awarded almost £155,000 by The Leverhulme Trust for a three year study into criminal justice theory. Professor Alan Norrie, from Warwick Law School, will primarily examine how and why different types of justice are labelled and how these labels compare with each other.

Fri 09 Jan 2015, 10:45 | Tags: Research, Philosophy, Law

Managing Systemic Risk Symposium

The Law School will be hosting a symposium on Managing Systemic Risk from Wednesday 7 April to Friday 9 April 2010 in Scarman House. The symposium will provide an opportunity to explore some of the key concerns in the debate on systemic risk and consider approaches to managing it in the future.
Wed 17 Mar 2010, 14:39 | Tags: Symposium, Law

Warwick lecturer wins Law Teacher of the Year Award

Warwick lecturer Gary Watt has been named Law Teacher of the Year by the UK Centre for Legal Education.
Wed 28 Jan 2009, 10:38 | Tags: Awards and Distinctions, Law

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