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Crops evolving ten millennia before experts thought

Ancient hunter-gatherers began to systemically affect the evolution of crops up to thirty thousand years ago – around ten millennia before experts previously thought – according to new research by the University of Warwick.


Disorder Contained heads to Shoreditch’s Rich Mix theatre for World Mental Health Day

Researchers from the University of Warwick and University college Dublin (UCD) have teamed up with Coventry based theatre group Talking Birds to explore the devastating effect of solitary confinement in prison in a new play, Disorder Contained: a theatrical examination of madness, prison and solitary confinement.

Thu 14 Sep 2017, 11:01 | Tags: University of Warwick, Theatre, History

Warwick Classics expert and TV presenter named National Teaching Fellow

University of Warwick academic, TV presenter and author, Michael Scott, has been recognised as one of the best higher education teachers of the year.


Luther's posting of the 95 Theses - did it actually happen?

Martin Luther's posting of the 95 Theses to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg on 31 October 1517, what the Germans call the Thesenanschlag, is one of the most famous events of Western history - but did it actually happen? In 1517: Martin Luther and the Invention of the Reformation Professor Peter Marshall, of the University of Warwick’s Department of History reviews the available evidence, and concludes that, very probably, it did not - but, as Professor Marshall asks, does that matter?

Tue 15 Aug 2017, 10:45 | Tags: University of Warwick, History

Palazzo Pesaro Papafava hosts exhibition during Art Night Venezia

Warwick’s Venetian campus will host ‘Italy is Out’, a unique exhibition of photographer Mario Badagliacca’s work during this year’s Art Night Venezia, on Saturday 17 June.


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