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Warwick researcher one of first women to receive Suffrage Science award in maths and computing on Ada Lovelace Day 2016

On Tuesday 11 October 2016 at Bletchley Park, Professor Jane Hutton from the University of Warwick’s Department of Statistics, will become be one of the first women to receive a new Suffrage Science in maths and computing award.


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

Unsigned female talent uncovered by African playwrights’ network

Unpublished women writers from across Africa are being given a platform thanks to an online network and established by a University of Warwick academic.


Bereaved parents should be given full details about how to reduce Sudden Infant Death Syndrome risk factors

A new study indicates that health professionals should tell bereaved parents about what they could have done to reduce the risk of the sudden death of their baby.

The University of Warwick research, funded by The National Institute of Health Research (NIHR), is thought to be the first of its kind in the UK and contradicts the current practice of many paediatricians who don’t discuss risk factors for fear of causing grieving mothers and fathers additional upset.

Fri 20 May 2016, 08:29 | Tags: Warwick Medical School, children and babies, NHS, Women

Warwickshire Partners with University of Warwick for Women’s Tour

The University of Warwick is to partner with Warwickshire County Council in hosting Stage Two of the forthcoming Aviva Women’s Tour in June.

 

Thu 11 Feb 2016, 15:52 | Tags: University of Warwick, events, Partnerships, Sport, Women, Campus Life

Depression and weight gain in pregnancy linked to sitting down

A link between depression in pregnancy and long periods of sitting down has been identified by researchers from the University of Warwick.

Wed 04 Nov 2015, 15:24 | Tags: Warwick Medical School, Health, Research, Women

First ever online network for female African playwrights launched

Researchers at the University of Warwick have launched the first ever online network for female African playwrights, the AWPN (African Women’s Playwright Network).

Tue 20 Oct 2015, 16:33 | Tags: University of Warwick, Women, Theatre, Art

Key professions losing staff due to lack of support for student mothers

Key professions such as nursing, teaching and social work are losing thousands of potential recruits as student mothers drop out of higher education due to a lack of support from universities.

Thu 20 Aug 2015, 13:57 | Tags: Students, Women

International Women's Week

International Women's Week returns to the University from Saturday 28th February, culminating with International Women's Day on Sunday 8th March.
Thu 26 Feb 2009, 12:02 | Tags: Students' Union & Societies, Women, Campus Life

Warwick student represents Coventry in Ireland’s Rose of Tralee

Warwick Masters student Gemma Hughes has been chosen to represent Coventry in the 2008 Rose of Tralee festival in Dublin on Sunday 24th August.
Tue 19 Aug 2008, 12:19 | Tags: Women, Community

The First of Three Generations of the Same Family Studying at Warwick Graduates

Three generations of a Coventry family are celebrating their success after undertaking courses at the University of Warwick. 63 year old grandmother and community advocate Anne Skene, is to receive a certificate for her part in an innovative community research project 'Making Our Voices Heard', while her daughter Ellen Skene, 32 nears the end of her postgraduate degree in Sociology and her 22 year old granddaughter, Kirsty Saunders graduated with a BA in Creative Writing, on Friday 16th July.


Sociology Department under Scrutiny... by its Students

A fund from the National Subject Centre, C-SAP (Centre for Sociology, Anthropology and Politics) gave five Warwick students from the Department of Sociology the opportunity to conduct research into the student experience of learning in a research-oriented department.
Thu 12 Aug 2004, 11:55 | Tags: Women, Sociology, University Affairs

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