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.
Williams Racing and Department of Applied Linguistics at the University of Warwick announce project partnership
Experts in elite sports communication from the University of Warwick will be working with one of the UK’s top motor racing teams to look at language use in a Formula 1™ team during live racing events. The Sports Culture and Communication Research Collective within the Department of Applied Linguistics and the Williams Racing F1 team will apply a linguistic lens to communication in the high-pressure context of Grand Prix racing.
Expert advisory group to help drive progress towards more good jobs in the post-pandemic UK
A new group of expert economic and social sciences researchers has come together to provide independent, evidence-based advice to policymakers on work and employment as the UK emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic. Launched this morning (10 August 2021), the Renewing Work Advisory Group of Experts (ReWAGE) will be co-chaired by Professor Chris Warhurst of the University of Warwick’s Institute for Employment Research and Professor Irena Grugulis, Chair of Work and Skills at Leeds University Business School.
Online toolkit created to support grassroots volunteering
An easy to use online toolkit has been launched by a researcher from the University of Warwick to help anyone motivated to volunteer in the Global South to turn their ambitions into practical action.
Political researchers to study how ideas become "framed" for debate
Who decides how political ideas are ‘framed,’ and how are these frames shared with others? A new international three-year project led by Dr Ozlem Atikcan of Warwick’s Department of Politics and International Studies, Professor Anna Holzscheiter of Germany’s TU Dresden, and Professor Jean- Frédéric Morin of Canada’s Université Laval aims to find out.