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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.


Enjoy the 2020 Festival of Social Science from your sofa – online programme revealed

Residents of Coventry and Warwickshire are being invited to take part in the 2020 ESRC Festival of Social Science from the comfort and safety of their homes. The University of Warwick has unveiled a fully-online programme of events for the popular festival, which has gone digital this year in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Wed 28 Oct 2020, 12:05 | Tags: Event, Campus news, Faculty of Social Science, ESRC

Boundary-spanning research centre launches six new projects

From improving mapping of species at risk to analysing the uptake of COVID-19 test and tracing apps by the public, researchers at the University of Warwick's Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies (CIM) are launching six new projects investigating how new technologies are shaping society, and demonstrating how data science can tackle current social, political and ecological challenges.


Can the Open City truly exist? New research will focus on urban life in London

A new project led by Professor John Solomos of Warwick Sociology will look at the social and political life of London to test whether the utopian ideal of the Open City exists in real life, and explore issues of race, migration, mobility and living with diversity. 


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