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Fanning the flames of hate - new research on links between social media and hate crime

The use of social media can help propagate already existing tensions and perhaps even push some potential perpetrators over the edge to carry out violent acts, according to new research on social media and violence against refugees in Germany presented today at the Royal Economic Society annual conference in Warwick.


Leverhulme Trust backs new Warwick Law research project

An innovative project exploring what the arts and humanities can bring to the study of law is to be supported by funding from the Leverhulme Trust. Professor Gary Watt from the University of Warwick’s School of Law has been awarded a Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship, enabling him to devote the next three years to his interdisciplinary research.


Tweet Life vs Street Life: the gap between content and feelings

Twitter is an unreliable witness to the world's emotions, according to University of Warwick sociology expert Dr Eric Jensen.

Fri 08 Sep 2017, 08:56 | Tags: University of Warwick, Social Media, Big Data, Social Science

One third of fake images go undetected in recent study

Around one third of fake images went undetected in a recent study by the University of Warwick.


Employability boosted by Warwick online tools

The employability and entrepreneurship skills of UK-educated Chinese students has been boosted, thanks to new online interactive tools – the only resources of their type in the UK - designed by the University of Warwick.


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