The UK's love affair with tasty food from around the world wasn’t dented by lockdown, with home delivery services bringing Indian, Chinese, Thai, and many other international cuisines to the doorstep. But what drives people’s love of new flavours and willingness to experiment? Dr Mandy Sadan, Associate Professor in the Global Sustainable Development (GSD) Department, will explore ‘Flavour in the Making of Modern Britain’ thanks to the award of a Major Research Fellowship from the Leverhulme Trust.
The success of Warwick Scholars, a social mobility scheme that addresses the barriers to attainment, progression, and success by enabling students from the least socially mobile communities to reach their academic potential and thrive during their studies at the university, has been recognised at an awards ceremony held at the House of Lords.
Dr Letizia Gramaglia (WIHEA) and Dr Meleisa Ono-George (History), have been awarded new National Teaching Fellows in 2021.
National Teaching Fellowships are the most prestigious awards for excellence in higher education teaching, and impact on student outcomes. 2021 sees the National Teaching Fellowship Scheme (NTFS) surpass 1,000 awardees in its 21-year history, 55 academics have been awarded the fellowship, including Dr Ono-George and Dr Gramaglia.
In the last few days it was announced that the University of Warwick had been shortlisted for two completely different UK Social mobility awards.
Warwick Law School researcher is British Science Festival 2021 Award Lecture Winner for Social Sciences
Dr Laura Lammasniemi of Warwick Law School has been chosen to deliver the 2021 British Science Association Social Sciences Award Lecture, in recognition of her innovative research and commitment to public engagement. The Award Lectures have been presented at the British Science Festival since 1990. They celebrate and promote front line research being carried out in the UK by early-career scientists, and have become a springboard for many successful science communicators such as Professor Brian Cox (2006) and Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock (2008).