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Warwick economist will help map the route to a healthier and fairer food system

Residents in the West Midlands could enjoy healthier and more affordable food in the future thanks to a new research project involving the University of Warwick.  Focusing on the city of Birmingham, the research team will map the current food system in the region, then explore what changes could provide fairer access to healthier and more environmentally sustainable food for everyone.


Freelancers urged to get involved with new study exploring their importance to the creative industries

Creative Freelancers living and/or working in Coventry, Waltham Forest and Northumberland are being urged to get involved with a new study into the contribution of freelance workers to the economic and place-based impacts of the creative industries. Warwick's Institute of Employment Research is one of the partners carrying out the research, which is commissioned by the Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre (PEC).


National livestock movement bans may prove economically damaging

New research from the University of Warwick has pioneered an economic perspective on controlling livestock diseases. Focusing on Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD), bovine TB (bTB) and bluetongue virus (BTV), the researchers draw striking conclusions about the role of movement bans in controlling an outbreak.


Minerva partners with Aston University and University of Birmingham Enterprise to launch new angel investor network for Birmingham

University of Warwick-based Minerva, one of the UK’s largest traditional angel investor networks, has teamed up with Aston University and University of Birmingham Enterprise to expand the funding opportunities available to start-up businesses in the West Midlands by launching a network of ‘business angels with insight’ for Birmingham.


First Warwick Business Forum explores international business and trade after Brexit

Matt Western MP and West Midlands finance and industry leaders joined Dr Stephen Connelly and Dr Andreas Kokkinis from Warwick Law School at the first University of Warwick Business Forum, a new initiative aiming to connect the University’s experts with the region's business community.


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