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Two academics win National Teaching Fellowship

Rachel Dickinson, Principal Teaching Fellow, and Peter Corvi, Professorial Teaching Fellow, have each received the highest accolade in higher education teaching by being awarded National Teaching Fellowships.

Mon 19 Dec 2016, 16:46 | Tags: WBS, Business

Data reveals more managers boost hospital performance

Ian Kirkpatrick, Professor of Healthcare Improvement & Implementation Science, will reveal how data shows hospitals in England need more managers not less to improve performance at Acute & General Medicine 2016.

Tue 22 Nov 2016, 16:01 | Tags: WBS

Call for urgent co-ordinated action on UK energy

Michael Bradshaw, Professor of Global Energy, has co-authored a report for the UK Energy Research Centre calling for urgent action during this Parliament to ensure a co-ordinated, cross-Government approach to energy.

Thu 17 Nov 2016, 11:14 | Tags: WBS, Business

Midlands start-up scene revealed at Conference

Stephen Roper, Professor of Enterprise at Warwick Business School, will reveal the latest data on the Midlands start-up scene at the Enterprise at Warwick Conference 2016.

Tue 15 Nov 2016, 13:36 | Tags: WBS

WBS partners NIESR to build new UK statistical centre

Warwick Business School has partnered the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) to develop the new Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence (ESCoE) for the Office of National Statistics (ONS), following a tender process.

Mon 14 Nov 2016, 14:49 | Tags: Statistics, WBS, Business Members, Business

How Trump's victory could affect UK SMEs

Donald Trump's shock election as President of the US could have economic repercussions for the global economy. Here Stephen Roper, Professor of Enterprise and Director of the Enterprise Research Centre, reveals what it could mean for the UK's 5.2 million small and medium-sized companies.

Fri 11 Nov 2016, 14:13 | Tags: UK, USA, election, SMEs, WBS, Business, Academic Staff

Different climate change models recommend polar opposite policies

Research has shown that models used by economists to calculate the effects of climate change policies can produce polar opposite recommendations.

Although the effect of man-made pollution has been accepted by climate scientists as causing global warming, there is disagreement on the degree of the effect, and just how to tackle it.

Economists have a vast array of benefit-cost analysis models to choose from to try to work out what the effect of different policies and regulations will have on the Earth’s climate in the future.

Thu 22 Sep 2016, 12:07 | Tags: WBS

Andy Lockett appointed as the new Dean of WBS

The University of Warwick is pleased to announce that Professor Andy Lockett will be the new Dean of Warwick Business School.

Thu 16 Jun 2016, 11:30 | Tags: WBS, Business

Tobacco industry shrinking thanks to smoking bans

Smoking bans are not only shrinking tobacco firm’s market at home but limiting their ability to invest in markets abroad, according to new research.

Wed 08 Jun 2016, 08:56 | Tags: WBS, Business

World’s first free online course devoted to the exploration of Literature and Mental Health

The course; ‘Literature and mental health: Reading for wellbeing’ features exclusive interviews with Sir Ian McKellen, Stephen Fry and Melvyn Bragg who consider how poems, plays and novels can help us understand and cope with times of deep emotional strain in a new free online course at the University of Warwick.

Scenery not just greenery has an impact on health

People feel healthier when they live in a more scenic area, a new study has found.

Wed 25 Nov 2015, 14:34 | Tags: WBS, Business, Psychology

IBM and University of Warwick develop Big Data ethics course

A partnership between the University of Warwick and IBM is to offer researchers guidance through the ethical minefield of using big data and real time analytics.

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