Ivo Vlaev, Professor of Behavioural Science, has been helping the UK tackle the pandemic as part of the National Health Service’s (NHS) COVID Behaviour Change Unit.
The COVID Behaviour Change Unit (CBU), led by Matthew Cripps, Director of Sustainable Healthcare, NHS England and NHS Improvement, provides evidence-based advice to enhance the impact of the UK’s COVID-19 response.
Sending a text message reminder can lead to more women taking up cervical screening, new Warwick Business School research has shown.
The Economist has ranked Warwick Business School’s Executive MBA the best in the UK and sixth in the world.
WBS climbed four places from its 2018 position when The Economist last did the ranking, with the school’s Executive MBA now rated third in Europe, though it is number one in Europe for programmes delivered by a single business school.
Warwick Business School’s MSc Finance course has been ranked third in the UK and in Europe’s top 10 by the Financial Times.
The Financial Times Masters in Finance 2020 ranking has also placed WBS 11th in the world after assessing the top 55 pre-experience programmes.
In a further contribution to the debate about how to balance the need to re-open the economy with the need to protect life, Warwick researchers Andrew Oswald and Nick Powdthavee point out the extreme dangers from any general kind of release from lockdown and present more detailed modelling on the fatality risks faced by different age groups.