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“The future of women in STEM is bright but not secure”: Warwick climate scientist

Four female climate scientists from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh — who are currently pursuing postgraduate studies thanks to ‘Women in STEM’ scholarships between the University of Warwick and the British Council — share their experiences and reflections on the International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2022.


UN Food Price Index understates soaring real cost of food, argues researcher

Dr Alastair Smith of the Department of Global Sustainable Development at the University of Warwick calls on the UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) to focus on real, not nominal food prices, in a correspondence piece published today [3] in Nature.

Wed 02 Feb 2022, 12:03 | Tags: Food, Environment, farming, Global Sustainable Development

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.


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