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Local residents entertained, challenged and moved by ESRC Festival of Social Science

More than 500 people took part in the workshops, talks and activities organised by the University of Warwick for this year’s ESRC Festival of Social Science. University researchers took to Coventry and Warwickshire’s streets, bars and community centres to share insights from their work with enthusiastic and interested audiences. The events tackled topics from the nature of time itself and the puzzle of DNA to taxes and accents.


Warwick-led refugee research project to be featured at the Imperial War Museums in 2020

A ground-breaking project led by University of Warwick researchers is to be featured in the Imperial War Museums’ 2020 season Refugees.

Fri 25 Oct 2019, 15:29 | Tags: Politics and International Studies, Law

Energy price cap has destroyed competitive market for consumers, research shows

New powers by the regulator Ofgem to set a maximum price for energy has meant an end to “healthy competition” between companies, finds a new study which recommends that it would be better to instead regulate the way consumers renew their contracts with gas or electricity firms.


Warwick Law researcher responds to Independent Commission for Countering Extremism call for “national conversation on extremism.”

Dr Alison Struthers (Warwick Law) is co-author of one of eight peer-reviewed academic papers published today (31) by the Independent Commission for Countering Extremism. Dr Struthers reviews the effectiveness of teaching Fundamental British Values in schools and proposes an alternative framework for values education.


Market competition sets tone for lower cost of UK mobile phone contracts, research shows

Healthy and competitive markets – and not stringent regulations – help dial back the cost of mobile phone contracts, according to new research published in the Journal of Consumer Policy.

Fri 26 Jul 2019, 11:36 | Tags: social sciences, research, Competition, Law

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