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Coventry City of Culture brings almost 50,000 people into cultural participation

New research from the University of Warwick has found that almost 50,000 people from underrepresented groups around Coventry have been brought into cultural participation by Coventry City of Culture last year, including around 10,000 from the most underrepresented areas.

Thu 08 Dec 2022, 12:57 | Tags: WBS, research, Coventry City of Culture 2021, city of culture

The University of Warwick kicked off the Christmas season with a free, festive event bringing communities together

The University of Warwick has kicked off the festive season by teaming up with Leamington-based community centre, Brunswick Hub, for a free evening of food, music and creativity, as part of its ongoing effort to support staff, students and residents tackle the ongoing cost-of-living crisis.

Wed 07 Dec 2022, 14:25 | Tags: University of Warwick, community, engagement

£1.7m containment facility will help tackle globally important diseases and prepare for future pandemics

A £1.7m laboratory building which will investigate infectious diseases has opened at the University of Warwick – helping to tackle some of the most globally important human diseases and prepare for pandemics of the future.

Today’s experience impacts how we feel about last night’s sleep quality

In the age of the fitness watches and smartphones, we often wake up to see an app-generated ‘sleep quality score’ evaluating how well we slept. People rarely wonder what sleep quality actually means and which aspects of our experience matter most when we come to judge our own sleep.

Tue 29 Nov 2022, 09:18 | Tags: research, psychology, sleep, society, wellbeing

People with terminal illness still fearful of dying early from Covid-19

People with terminal illness across the West Midlands are still living in fear of catching Covid-19 and dying early according to research. Their experiences were described in four reports, which contain recommendations for hospices.

Mon 28 Nov 2022, 14:41 | Tags: sociology, research, society, Warwick Medical School, COVID-19

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