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Lasers, rockets and explosions as Christmas lectures return to Warwick

Lasers, chemical reactions and the biggest explosion allowed in Warwick Arts Centre are among the spectacles promised at this year’s Christmas Lectures at the University of Warwick.


Seven-year old inventor sees her machine made real at University of Warwick’s Family Day

Over 5,000 people visited the University of Warwick’s special science themed Family Day at the weekend. Among them was seven-year-old Evie Williams who won the University’s Rube Goldberg machine competition.


CBeebies presenter Maddie Moate heads line-up for University of Warwick’s day of exploring, discovering and experimenting

Discover dinosaurs, explore space, experiment with robots, and more as the University of Warwick throws open its doors to families from Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond for a jam-packed day of exciting activities.

Tue 20 Aug 2019, 10:54 | Tags: Event, families

Sporting events and cultural experiences on the big screen at Warwick this summer

The University of Warwick has announced the open air screening of several international sporting events, as well cultural treats like opera and ballet on campus this summer.


Mobile devices don’t reduce shared family time, study finds

The first study of the impact of digital mobile devices on different aspects of family time in the UK has found that children are spending more time at home with their parents rather than less. The increase is in what is called ‘alone-together’ time, when children are at home with their parents but say they are alone. However, the study also found no evidence that device use had displaced traditional shared activities like family meals and watching television.