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Practice guide by GSD researcher demonstrates how the University of Warwick is innovating in sustainability within education

A practice guide by Dr Alastair Smith demonstrates how the University of Warwick is innovating in sustainability within education through projects which enable students to enjoy practical engagement with real-world climate change issues, while developing their own knowledge and understanding in the process.


Warwick researcher to explore the search for flavour in modern Britain

The UK's love affair with tasty food from around the world wasn’t dented by lockdown, with home delivery services bringing Indian, Chinese, Thai, and many other international cuisines to the doorstep. But what drives people’s love of new flavours and willingness to experiment? Dr Mandy Sadan, Associate Professor in the Global Sustainable Development (GSD) Department, will explore ‘Flavour in the Making of Modern Britain’ thanks to the award of a Major Research Fellowship from the Leverhulme Trust.

Thu 06 Jan 2022, 11:46 | Tags: Food, Awards, research, Leverhulme, Global Sustainable Development

Protect the sea, neglect the people? New discovery of the large-scale impact of marine conservation schemes

Governments and international organisations are expanding targets to conserve marine spaces to stem the worrying depletion of biodiversity and fish stocks around the globe. A new study now demonstrates the wide range of unintended impacts that such conservation efforts have on affected communities. Published today in the leading international development journal World Development, the research presents a ground-breaking case study of the Cambodian Koh Sdach Archipelago combined with a cross-country statistical analysis of the impacts of marine conservation across Southeast Asian communities.


£1.3m doctoral scholarships in Global Sustainable Development for UK & EU students

The next generation of global sustainable development researchers is set to emerge thanks to a new kind of ‘transdisciplinary’ PhD programme at the University of Warwick for UK and EU students — made possible by £1,350,000 from the Leverhulme Trust.

 


Insecure livelihoods hindering efforts to combat anti-microbial resistance globally

Patients living in precarious circumstances are less likely to use antibiotics appropriately according to a new study from the University of Warwick, suggesting that efforts to improve conditions for those with little security in their livelihoods could have an unexpected benefit in helping to tackle antimicrobial resistance globally.


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