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New study suggests women do ask for pay rises but don’t get them

New research shows that women ask for wage rises just as often as men, but men are 25 per cent more likely to get a raise when they ask.

Tue 06 Sep 2016, 10:17 | Tags: industry, Social Sciences, Research, Women, Economics

Researchers seek answers to why we feel sense of commitment

The question of how and when people are willing to make and honour commitments is set to be addressed by a pioneering research from the University of Warwick.

Led by Dr. John Michael from the University’s Department of Philosophy the project, The Sense of Commitment: An Integrative Framework for Modeling the Sense of Commitment , will develop a new framework by which to research our sense of commitment.

Tue 09 Aug 2016, 12:37 | Tags: University of Warwick, Social Sciences, Philosophy

Fruit and veg give you the feel-good factor - New research suggests up to eight-a-day can make you happier

University of Warwick research indicates that eating more fruit and vegetables can substantially increase people’s later happiness levels.


BAFTA-nominated actor narrates anti-bullying film

A new animated film narrated by the star of the BBC drama In The Flesh highlights the issue of the bullying of disabled children and young people.

Luke Newberry, who also appeared in the 2012 film Anna Karenina and BBC’s Sherlock, has lent his voice to the video which is based on research co-authored by Dr Stella Chatzitheochari from the University of Warwick.

Mon 06 Jun 2016, 11:29 | Tags: children and babies, Social Sciences, Community, Film

MPs to quiz University food policy experts on impact of Brexit

University of Warwick academics to be scrutinised by a cross-party panel of politicians.

Fri 22 Apr 2016, 09:58 | Tags: Food, Social Sciences, Economics

Warwick secures over £1m from Medical Research Council

Innovative University of Warwick research will be accelerated thanks to over £1m of funding from the Medical Research Council (MRC) to take ground-breaking ideas into industry and out to patients.

The funding comprises a Proximity to Discovery award to the Warwick MRC Industry Engagement Fund (WMIEF) of £100k and a Discovery Award of £973k to support vivo microscopy researchers investigate the dynamic activity of individual neural cells during complex behaviours.

Mon 15 Feb 2016, 17:12 | Tags: Life Sciences, Awards, Social Sciences

Low wages not education to blame for skills gap

Low wages rather than inadequate training are to blame for the STEM skills gap, according to research from the University of Warwick.

Tue 08 Dec 2015, 10:42 | Tags: events, 2015, CAGE, Talk, Social Sciences, Business

Midlife crisis - evidence that wellbeing hits a low point in your early 40s

Research by a University of Warwick academic suggests there is such a thing as a midlife crisis - but things pick up after 42.

Mon 23 Nov 2015, 13:03 | Tags: Social Sciences, Research, 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

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

Leamington campus to offer Warwick degree to adults with no formal qualifications

The chance to study a degree at the University of Warwick is now within easier reach for people living in and around Leamington thanks to a new partnership with Warwickshire College Group.

Tue 30 Jun 2015, 15:32 | Tags: Students, Social Sciences, Study

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

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