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Ban all unhealthy food advertisements to tackle childhood obesity, urge University of Warwick researchers

Today the UK Government announced plans to ban unhealthy food advertisements on TV before 9pm and all paid-for online advertisements. This proposal is supported by recent evidence presented to the Government by the Warwick Obesity Network, an interdisciplinary team of academics and clinicians at the University of Warwick, which found that exposure to unhealthy food and drink advertisements contributes towards childhood obesity by promoting the short-term desire to consume energy-dense, nutrient-poor foods.

Thu 24 Jun 2021, 10:48 | Tags: WMS, Economics, Warwick Medical School, Health and Medicine

Made Smarter launches £1.9 million digital scheme with WMG to help West Midlands SMEs

Made Smarter has launched a £1.9 million digital adoption push to drive growth in West Midlands manufacturing and engineering SMEs and help them boost productivity.

Tue 22 Jun 2021, 13:28 | Tags: SMEs, WMG, Sciences

Personality traits relate to being a morning or evening person at both the phenotypic and genetic level

The link between the different hierarchies of personality, sleep patterns and even genetics has been discovered by researchers from the Department of Psychology at the University of Warwick.

Tue 22 Jun 2021, 12:03 | Tags: psychology, sleep, genes, Sciences

Apprenticeships Minister opens £10 million WMG Degree Apprenticeship Centre, at the University of Warwick

Degree Apprentice Rishi Chohan, Apprenticeship Minister Gillian Keegan MP, Professor Robin Clark from WMG, Tony Minhas CWLEP, Margot James WMG, and Degree Apprentice Beverley NgoOn Thursday 17th June 2021 Gillian Keegan MP, the Minister for Apprenticeships and Skills, formally opened the WMG Degree Apprenticeship Centre, at the University of Warwick.

Mon 21 Jun 2021, 10:26 | Tags: WMG, apprenticeships, VIPs and Personalities

University of Warwick research supporting children with complex needs receives funding from Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity

Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity (GOSH Charity) has announced a £2.5 million investment into 11 pioneering child health research projects, including a project at the University of Warwick to support children with complex needs.

Mon 21 Jun 2021, 10:23 | Tags: research, WMS, Warwick Medical School

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