Skip to main content Skip to navigation

Press Releases


Select tags to filter on

'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.


New book explores Britain’s three-hundred year fight against corruption

In his new book published this week Professor Mark Knights presents a history of corruption in Britain and its empire between 1600 and 1850, and explores its reform processes. Trust and Distrust: Corruption in Office in Britain and its Empire, 1600-1850 reveals a colourful history of scandals, dramatic trials, illicitly gained wealth and a campaigning press intent on exposing misconduct despite governmental attempts to stifle it.


New Faculty of Arts Building puts collaboration and engagement at the heart of a new campus ‘cultural quarter’

On 6th December, the new Faculty of Arts Building will open its doors to students, staff and the public. The £57.5m eight storey building, designed by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios and constructed by Bowmer + Kirkland, brings together a diverse and international mix of minds from all walks of life, creating the optimum environment for generating a universe of ideas.


National Teaching Fellows awarded to two Warwick Academics

Dr Letizia Gramaglia (WIHEA) and Dr Meleisa Ono-George (History), have been awarded new National Teaching Fellows in 2021.
National Teaching Fellowships are the most prestigious awards for excellence in higher education teaching, and impact on student outcomes. 2021 sees the National Teaching Fellowship Scheme (NTFS) surpass 1,000 awardees in its 21-year history, 55 academics have been awarded the fellowship, including Dr Ono-George and Dr Gramaglia.

 

Thu 05 Aug 2021, 09:58 | Tags: Awards, WIHEA, History

WMG Visualisation Engineers use VR to help recreate experience of Medieval Coventry Weaver’s House during Coventry’s year as UK City of Culture

re-enactors being scanned fir the VR exhibitCoventry is not only famed for its Cathedral, two tone music and the automotive industry, it is also famous for its weaving, in fact the medieval Weaver’s House still stands as an attraction today in Coventry's Spon Street. In 1540 John Croke and his family would have been making cloth on a wooden loom in the Weaver’s House, and whilst you can go to the house, the opportunity to experience the home exactly how it would have been for John and his family is now possible, thanks to Visualisation researchers from WMG (Warwick Manufacturing Group) at the University of Warwick.

Tue 20 Jul 2021, 17:19 | Tags: virtual reality, WMG, Coventry, History

Older news