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How Google searches reveal the hidden cost of lockdown

The number of people searching online for topics that are related to boredom, loneliness and worry rose sharply at the beginning of the first lockdown, a new WBS study shows.

Fri 29 Jan 2021, 17:14 | Tags: Warwick Business School, mental health

Up to £800,000 awarded to research COVID-19 pandemic

Warwick Business School has secured almost £800,000 of funding to research the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on business and society.

Mon 16 Nov 2020, 13:27 | Tags: Warwick Business School

How personality affects who follows COVID-19 rules

Individual personality traits make people up to a third more likely to adopt guidelines aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19, a new Warwick Business School study has found.

Mon 16 Nov 2020, 13:27 | Tags: Warwick Business School

WBS academic advising NHS on COVID-19 response

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.

Fri 10 Jul 2020, 13:11 | Tags: Warwick Business School, WBS

GPs text messages boost cervical screening uptake

Sending a text message reminder can lead to more women taking up cervical screening, new Warwick Business School research has shown.

Thu 09 Jul 2020, 13:32 | Tags: Warwick Business School

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