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Prescribing rates for anxiety and sleeping drugs highest in deprived areas

Prescriptions for drugs to treat anxiety, alcohol withdrawal and sleep problems are highest in the most deprived areas in England, according to a new study from the University of Warwick.

Wed 23 Oct 2019, 08:35 | Tags: Health, research, WMS, Warwick Medical School, Health and Medicine

Organisations should challenge gendered attitudes to encourage family-friendly working policies and practices.

Organisations should challenge gendered attitudes and approaches towards flexible working to help encourage family-friendly working policies and practices, a new report led by researchers from the University of Warwick’s Institute for Employment Research (IER) and conducted for the Government Equalities Office has found.


Tue 22 Oct 2019, 09:15 | Tags: Institute for Employment Research

Ceramic industry should bring carbon reducing cold sintering process out of labs and into manufacturing says new research

A new techno-economic analysis, by a team led by a researcher from WMG at the University of Warwick, shows that the energy intensive ceramic industry would gain both financial and environmental benefits if it moved to free the cold sintering process from languishing in labs to actual use in manufacturing everything from high tech to domestic ceramics.

Mon 21 Oct 2019, 09:11 | Tags: manufacturing, WMG, Materials, ceramics

‘Flamenco dancing’ molecule could lead to better protecting sunscreen

A molecule that protects plants from overexposure to harmful sunlight thanks to its flamenco-style twist could form the basis for a new longer-lasting sunscreen, chemists at the University of Warwick have found, in collaboration with colleagues in France and Spain.

Fri 18 Oct 2019, 10:27 | Tags: Health, Chemistry, Sciences, Health and Medicine

Flood protection in Brazil and hearing aids in Nepal thanks to UKRI award

Mitigating disastrous flooding in Brazil and providing hearing aids in Nepal are the focus of two new international research projects by the University of Warwick, thanks to more than three quarters of a million pounds from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).

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