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New book explores Britain’s three-hundred year fight against corruption

In his new book published this week Professor Mark Knights presents a history of corruption in Britain and its empire between 1600 and 1850, and explores its reform processes. Trust and Distrust: Corruption in Office in Britain and its Empire, 1600-1850 reveals a colourful history of scandals, dramatic trials, illicitly gained wealth and a campaigning press intent on exposing misconduct despite governmental attempts to stifle it.


New Faculty of Arts Building puts collaboration and engagement at the heart of a new campus ‘cultural quarter’

On 6th December, the new Faculty of Arts Building will open its doors to students, staff and the public. The £57.5m eight storey building, designed by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios and constructed by Bowmer + Kirkland, brings together a diverse and international mix of minds from all walks of life, creating the optimum environment for generating a universe of ideas.


Online exhibition of artworks by Coventry artists reflecting university research launches in December

· The University of Warwick and Coventry University will launch Coventry Creates 2021, a second online exhibition of collaborative work between researchers and Coventry artists.


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.


Coventry Creates returns with 12 partnerships between academics and Coventry artists

· The University of Warwick and Coventry University have announced the 12 successful projects which will receive Arts Council England funding as part of the Coventry Creates 2021 project.


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