The University of Warwick has been chosen to host eleven of 2019’s Leverhulme Early Career Fellows – just under ten per cent of the national total. Early Career Fellowships are awarded to enable young researchers to undertake a research project, under the supervision of a Warwick academic mentor, which will lead to publishable results and help them get a foothold on the academic career ladder.
People who grew up in post-war Coventry and have memories of the heath centre on Jardine Crescent are being invited to share their stories at an event in Tile Hill this weekend.
Research by Professor Richard Aldrich of Warwick’s Department of Politics and International Studies (PAIS) played a central part in a new Channel 4 documentary, broadcast this weekend, exploring how British intelligence enlisted the Royal Family as part of its scheme to mislead the Nazis about plans for the liberation of Europe.
Guinness World Records have independently certified an astrolabe excavated from the wreck site of a Portuguese Armada Ship that was part of Vasco da Gama’s second voyage to India in 1502-1503 as the oldest in the world, and have separately certified a ship’s bell (dated 1498) recovered from the same wreck site also as the oldest in the world.
Dr William Barylo, Department of Sociology, and Dr Martha McGill, Department of History, have been awarded Postdoctoral Fellowships by the British Academy to pursue their research on “The Diaspora Strikes Back: lived religion, arts and activism among Sikh and Muslim millennials in Europe” and "Bodies, Selves and the Supernatural in early Modern Britain" respectively.