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World Population Day: The research at Warwick making gender a mainstream consideration in the analysis of development

This year's UN World Population Day (11 July) theme is gender equality. The Warwick Interdisciplinary Centre for International Development (WICID) seeks to make gender a mainstream consideration in the analyses of development issues today.

Fri 09 Jul 2021, 17:07 | Tags: Policy, equality, Social Science, women, sociology, research, society, PAIS, WICID

Warwick Law School researcher is British Science Festival 2021 Award Lecture Winner for Social Sciences

Dr Laura Lammasniemi of Warwick Law School has been chosen to deliver the 2021 British Science Association Social Sciences Award Lecture, in recognition of her innovative research and commitment to public engagement. The Award Lectures have been presented at the British Science Festival since 1990. They celebrate and promote front line research being carried out in the UK by early-career scientists, and have become a springboard for many successful science communicators such as Professor Brian Cox (2006) and Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock (2008).


Protect the sea, neglect the people? New discovery of the large-scale impact of marine conservation schemes

Governments and international organisations are expanding targets to conserve marine spaces to stem the worrying depletion of biodiversity and fish stocks around the globe. A new study now demonstrates the wide range of unintended impacts that such conservation efforts have on affected communities. Published today in the leading international development journal World Development, the research presents a ground-breaking case study of the Cambodian Koh Sdach Archipelago combined with a cross-country statistical analysis of the impacts of marine conservation across Southeast Asian communities.


Warwick researchers contribute to major climate change conference

Two Warwick researchers are presenting at this week’s Climate Exp0 online conference, organised by the COP26 Universities Network and the Italian University Network for Sustainable Development (RUS). The conference is part of the official All4Climate Pre-COP programme and aims to showcase international research with relevance to the issues to be tackled at the forthcoming COP26 UN Climate Change conference, taking place in Glasgow in November.


Researchers point to populism’s appeal to victimhood and resentment

A new study from the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick combines research on populist rhetoric, emotions and security in order to examine how particular groups of voters are mobilized.

 


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