Applications are now open for the second Data Science for Social Good Summer Fellowship being held at the University of Warwick.
The Data Science for Social Good (DSSG) initiative was started at the University of Chicago in 2013 and sees students, PhDs, graduates and data science enthusiasts come together to learn new skills and work on projects submitted by charities, public organisations and social enterprises.
More than 500 people took part in the workshops, talks and activities organised by the University of Warwick for this year’s ESRC Festival of Social Science. University researchers took to Coventry and Warwickshire’s streets, bars and community centres to share insights from their work with enthusiastic and interested audiences. The events tackled topics from the nature of time itself and the puzzle of DNA to taxes and accents.
For the second year in a row Warwick Business School’s MBA programme has been declared the best in the world for sustainability and advancing environmental and social goals in business.
Warwick Business School’s Full-time MBA has been named number one in the UK for the fifth year in a row by The Economist.
New research from the University of Warwick shows that human memory is significantly worse in parts of England with high levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and air particulates (PM10). The difference in memory quality between England’s cleanest and most-polluted areas is equivalent to the loss of memory from 10 extra years of ageing.