COP26 - Did student negotiators best the politicians?
As world leaders threw coins for luck at the closing of the G20 summit in Rome last weekend, delegates at the University of Warwick held their breath for the results of a weekend of tense negotiations at the 2021 Warwick Climate Negotiating Forum (WNCF). Organised by and for students, the WCNF saw fifty attendees step into the shoes of delegates from 18 nations to hold their own global climate negotiations, with the aim of inspiring the next generation of climate campaigners.
The Apocalypse is Now! and Sampling Sounds of Coventry’s Future - October events revealed
A festival taking place this month is aiming to answer big questions such as What does the future of Coventry sound like? and How accurately do blockbuster sci-fi space films like Gravity nail the actual science?
Environmental research takes centre stage for 2021 Festival of Social Science
Warwick researchers will host a month-long series of free events as the university’s contribution to the 2021 ESRC Festival of Social Science. This year’s programme has a strong focus on environmental issues, reflecting the UK’s role as host of the COP26 conference.
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.
Major summit hosted by Coventry’s universities to discuss direction of travel for cultural policy
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.