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Primary pupils visit Warwick for a taste of university

A very special graduation took place on Friday thanks to the partnership between the University of Warwick and national education charity, IntoUniversity. The graduation ceremony, for Y6 pupils from Frederick Bird Primary School in Coventry, marked the end of a five-day programme designed to give the youngsters a taste of what higher education is all about.


Child malnutrition monitoring in Mauritius transformed with mobile technology

Child malnutrition in Mauritius, and across Sub Saharan Africa, could be monitored more accurately and quickly, thanks to simple mobile-based data collection forms, according to new research by the University of Warwick, UK.


New parents face six years of disrupted sleep

The birth of a child has drastic short-term effects on new mothers’ sleep, particularly during the first three months after birth. Researchers at the University of Warwick have also found sleep duration and satisfaction is decreased up to six years after giving birth for both parents.

Tue 26 Feb 2019, 08:08 | Tags: children, psychology, sleep, parenting, Sciences

Identified: The Families with the most Sibling bullying

Sibling bullying does have an effect on mental health later in life for both the victims and the bullies, it needs to be taken more seriously by parents and healthcare professionals. There are families where sibling bullying is more likely and can be prevented – says researchers in the Department of Psychology at the University of Warwick.

Thu 14 Feb 2019, 14:01 | Tags: children, psychology, bullying, infants, society, Sciences

Inadequate evidence to guide caffeine intake for breastfeeding mothers, review finds

A systematic review of the literature into the effects of caffeine on breastfed infants has concluded that there is no robust evidence for positive or negative effects of maternal caffeine consumption during breastfeeding on a breastfed child - according to Dr Yen-Fu Chen and graduate-entry medical student Aimee McCreedy of the Warwick Medical School.


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