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University of Warwick professor shortlisted for prestigious British Academy Book prize

Dr James Poskett, Associate Professor in the History of Science and Technology at the University of Warwick has been shortlisted for the prestigious British Academy Book Prize for Global Cultural Understanding.

Wed 07 Sep 2022, 15:44 | Tags: History

University of Warwick highlights the long struggle for scientific freedom in Ukraine

In a comment article in leading science journal, Nature, researchers at the University of Warwick highlight the long struggle for scientific freedom in Ukraine.

Tue 06 Sep 2022, 13:10 | Tags: History

Study sheds new light on the origin of civilisation

New research challenges the conventional theory that the transition from foraging to farming drove the development of complex, hierarchical societies by creating agricultural surplus in areas of fertile land. In The Origin of the State: Land Productivity or Appropriability?, a team of economists shows that it is the adoption of cereal crops that is the key factor for the emergence of hierarchy.

Celebration for Coventry’s Kare Adenegan at the University of Warwick

An official celebration marking the success of Coventry Paralympian, Kare Adenegan ,has been held at the University of Warwick.

Fri 18 Mar 2022, 13:11 | Tags: Event, Students, Sport and Wellness Hub, History, Sport

'Dear John...' - new book reveals the untold story of the wartime break-up letter

In her new book Professor Susan L. Carruthers explores romantic life in wartime, how and why relationships break down, and the consequences for men and women in uniform, through the phenomenon of the “Dear John” letter, that most notorious of wartime missives.

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