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Foster mum achieves first class results from Warwick

A foster mum from Nuneaton has graduated from the University of Warwick’s Centre for Life Long Learning with a first class degree.

Urgent World Cup TV betting adverts now urgent problem for Advertising Standards Authority says new psychology research

Research by applied psychologists at the University of Warwick on urgent TV betting adverts during the recent football FIFA World Cup has led them to have significant concerns for punters, and a challenge for the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority. The researchers are calling on advertisers and the Advertising Standards Authority to work together with equal urgency on the issue of adverts with “significant time limitation“ particularly as the new Premier League football season is about to kick off.

Thu 09 August 2018, 13:42 | Tags: Business, Pscyhology

Ground-breaking economist honoured by University of Warwick

Twice in her life Deirdre McCloskey, professor emerita of economics, history, English, and communication at the University of Illinois at Chicago, has torn up the rule book – as a young economist challenging the fundamentals of the discipline, and in her 50s, changing her gender and beginning life as a woman. In recognition of her outstanding academic achievements in the fields of economic theory, economic history, philosophy, rhetoric, feminism, ethics, and law, Professor McCloskey has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Warwick.

Leading lawyer receives honorary doctorate from the University of Warwick

Trailblazing lawyer Dr Julie Maxton has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Warwick. Dr Maxton is Executive Director of the Royal Society, the UK’s oldest learned society, and is the first woman to hold that role.  She was made Honorary Doctor of Laws during Warwick’s summer degree ceremonies.

New digital hub for emerging and aspiring writers launched

The Sunday Times Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award, in association with theUniversity of Warwick, is extending its digital offer with high-profile authors and literary experts contributing to an engaging, accessible online hub for emerging and aspiring writers.

Anne Enright, Ian Rankin and Nick Hornby among authors to write articles, alongside ‘Top Tips’ and a monthly ‘How To’ series, written this year by AL Kennedy - author and an Associate Professor in the Warwick Writing Programme.

Fri 03 August 2018, 09:36 | Tags: University of Warwick, English, Warwick Writing Programme

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