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Bad news becomes hysteria in crowds, new research shows

News stories about terrorism, disease outbreaks, natural disasters, and other potential threats become increasingly negative, inaccurate and hysterical when passed from person to person, according to new research by the University of Warwick.


University of Warwick hosts international child protection conference

The University of Warwick is hosting a major conference about child protection. Taking place between 8 and 11 April 2018, the event is organised by BASPCAN the membership association supporting child protection workers across the United Kingdom.

Wed 04 April 2018, 16:18 | Tags: Policy, children, Event, research, community, mental health, WMS, parenting, football, Sport

Warwick Medical School hosts Thai health delegation

A delegation from Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health has visited the University of Warwick to learn about healthcare in the UK.

Mon 26 March 2018, 16:41 | Tags: Health, NHS, International, community, Academic staff, Health and Medicine

Virtual reality, vortex cannons & submarines: Warwick Engineering Day

Cutting-edge virtual reality technology and an original 1985 Sinclair C5 – you can get your hands on both of these (and many more amazing technology) at the University of Warwick’s Engineering Day later this month.


Alternatives to face-to-face GP consultations unlikely to deliver hoped-for benefits in practice

The realities of implementing alternatives to face-to-face GP consultations, such as telephone, email, online and video consultations, mean that hoped-for reductions in GP workload and increases in available appointments for patients might not be realised. This is the finding of a study by led by a researcher from the University of Warwick, published in the British Journal of General Practice today (30 January 2018).


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