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Favela communities made more resilient against COVID-19 with citizen data

A team of international development researchers, working with some of the poorest neighbourhoods in Brazil and Colombia to mitigate the effects of natural hazards, have adapted their project to help strengthen those communities’ resilience to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Two Warwick academics become Fellows of the British Academy

Two University of Warwick researchers have been elected as Fellows of the British Academy in recognition of their outstanding work. Professor Rebecca Earle (History) and Professor Mark Harrison (Economics) are among 52 new Fellows announced today by the prestigious institution, which supports and promotes the humanities and social sciences in the UK and around the world.


Black history and 2D ‘wonder’ materials researched by European PhD scholars at Warwick

Black heritage, British political satire, ovarian cancer, and two-dimensional ‘wonder’ materials — all of these are subjects that will be researched by the second cohort of pan-European co-tutelle PhD scholars at the University of Warwick.


Warwick researchers join Police and Crime Commissioner’s advisory board

Six Warwick social science researchers have become members of the West Midlands Police & Crime Commissioner’s new Academic Advisory Board. Dr Ana Aliverti, Professor Jo Angouri, Professor Jackie Hodgson, Professor Vanessa Munro, Professor Tom Sorell and Professor Azrini Wahidin will share research and expertise with the West Midlands Police & Crime Commissioner, David Jamieson.


What will the neighbours say?! Warwick academic helps uncovers house’s scandalous past

A Warwick legal history expert has been chosen as one of the voices bringing the past to life in the new series of the popular BBC Two show, A House Through Time, which returned yesterday evening. Dr Laura Lammasniemi, from Warwick Law School, will appear in the third episode of the new series, which sees David Olusoga and his team in Bristol.

Wed 27 May 2020, 11:09 | Tags: Film & Television, Film & TV, research, Academic staff, History, Law

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