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Warwick academic helps launch new Mencap NI support programme for families and children with a learning disability

Professor Richard Hastings of the University of Warwick’s Centre for Educational Development Appraisal and Research (CEDAR) was one of the keynote speakers at today’s launch of Mencap NI’s new Family Support Programme, designed to help families and improve outcomes for young children with a learning disability across Northern Ireland.

Thu 18 January 2018, 15:18 | Tags: CEDAR, Social Science, research, Faculty of Social Science

Warwick academic helping to shape policy towards the Western Balkans

University of Warwick researcher Dr Andi Hoxhaj has been invited to speak at a prestigious Parliamentary seminar on 17 January 2018. Dr Hoxhaj has been asked to give his expert insight into aspects of the UK’s relationship with the Western Balkans, as the UK prepares to host the annual Western Balkans summit later this year, and considers its future relationship with these countries after Brexit.

Tue 16 January 2018, 11:25 | Tags: Brexit, Social Science, Europe, research, Law

Is Santa Paws visiting your pet this year?

University of Warwick researcher Professor Nickie Charles looks at the ways we make our dogs and other companion animals part of our Christmas and asks whether pets really enjoy the rituals of Christmas alongside their human companions.

Thu 14 December 2017, 09:39 | Tags: Christmas, Social Science, sociology, research

Sexual harassment of girls is widespread in schools, researchers find

A new study carried out by University of Warwick’s Institute for Employment research for the NEU teaching union and campaign group UK Feminista has found that over a third of girls at mixed-sex schools in England and Wales have been sexually harrassed while at school.

Professor John McEldowney appointed to the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences

Professor John McEldowney, of the University of Warwick's School of Law, has been appointed as ordinary member of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences by Pope Francis.

Tue 05 December 2017, 09:53 | Tags: University of Warwick, Social Science, Law

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