Cultural mega events must bring about change, but the cultural sector must change first, says conference report
Cultural mega events must bring about societal change – and to do this the sector itself must become equitable and open to new collaboration. These are the conclusions of a report published by the University of Warwick.
The University of Warwick and Coventry University will host a major summit of regional and national leaders this month to present plans for the impact and legacy of cultural mega-events like City of Culture.
Government’s new KEF report puts Warwick in top 10% of English universities for “Public and community engagement” and top 20% for “Working with Business”
The Government’s new Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF) report published today, Wednesday 31st March 2021, shows that, in among universities and higher education providers in England, Warwick is in the top 10% for “Public and community engagement” and the top 20% for “Working with business”.
Residents in the West Midlands could enjoy healthier and more affordable food in the future thanks to a new research project involving the University of Warwick. Focusing on the city of Birmingham, the research team will map the current food system in the region, then explore what changes could provide fairer access to healthier and more environmentally sustainable food for everyone.