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Caribbean uprisings and Black prisoners of war inspire new play

The stories of 18th century Caribbean uprisings and Black prisoners held in an English castle will be told a new play by the National Theatre, created as part of a project involving the University of Warwick.


Medieval medicine remedy could provide new treatment for modern day infections

Antibiotic resistance is an increasing battle for scientists to overcome, as more antimicrobials are urgently needed to treat biofilm-associated infections. However scientists from the School of Life Sciences at the University of Warwick say research into natural antimicrobials could provide candidates to fill the antibiotic discovery gap.


Two Warwick academics become Fellows of the British Academy

Two University of Warwick researchers have been elected as Fellows of the British Academy in recognition of their outstanding work. Professor Rebecca Earle (History) and Professor Mark Harrison (Economics) are among 52 new Fellows announced today by the prestigious institution, which supports and promotes the humanities and social sciences in the UK and around the world.


What will the neighbours say?! Warwick academic helps uncovers house’s scandalous past

A Warwick legal history expert has been chosen as one of the voices bringing the past to life in the new series of the popular BBC Two show, A House Through Time, which returned yesterday evening. Dr Laura Lammasniemi, from Warwick Law School, will appear in the third episode of the new series, which sees David Olusoga and his team in Bristol.

Wed 27 May 2020, 11:09 | Tags: Film & Television, Film & TV, research, Academic staff, History, Law

New e-book highlights the economic factors influencing the outcome of World War II

A new e-book co-edited by award-winning economic historian Professor Mark Harrison of Warwick Economics and CAGE has been published in the week of the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe. The book aims to provide new insight into the significant and sometimes overlooked role that economists played in shaping the conduct of the war and its ultimate outcome.

Mon 04 May 2020, 15:52 | Tags: Publishing, research, Politics, Economics, war, conflict, coronavirus, VE Day, History

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