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Reading the past like an open book – researchers use text to measure two hundred years of happiness

Was there such a thing as ‘the good old days’ when people were happier? Are current Government policies more or less likely to increase their citizens’ feelings of wellbeing? Using innovative methods researchers have built a new index that uses data from books and newspaper to track levels of national happiness from 1820. Their research could help governments to make better decisions about policy priorities.


Professor Stephen Jarvis appointed to the Turing’s Board of Trustees

Professor Stephen Jarvis, Deputy Pro Vice Chancellor (Research) at the University of Warwick, has been appointed to the Alan Turing Institute’s Board of Trustees.


Pint of Science Coventry brings scientists out of the lab and into your local pub

The public science festival, Pint of Science, is coming to Coventry for the first time this year, with experts from the Universities of Warwick and Coventry talking about their research work in a selection of pubs and venues around the city.


WMG part of £30 million funding to help transform health through data science

WMG, at the University of Warwick, is a key partner in the Midlands site helping to deliver a £30 million project by Health Data Research UK, to address challenging UK healthcare issues using data science, which is looking at making game-changing improvements in people’s health by harnessing data science at scale across the UK. 


UK’s favourite Christmas spirit revealed with online searches

BRANDY is the UK’s favourite Christmas spirit, according to research into our festive online searches from the University of Warwick.


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