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Launch of a standardised tool to assess cognitive and language development in two year olds

A new paper published in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health provides standardised scores for The Parent Report of Children’s Abilities Revised (PARCA-R) questionnaire. The PARCA-R is recommended for routine use in the UK to screen for cognitive and language developmental delay in children born preterm and can be completed by parents in 10 to 15 minutes.

Mon 12 Aug 2019, 15:12 | Tags: research, psychology

Warwick researchers win two of 12 new NIHR social care research grants

Dr Louise Denne, Senior Research Fellow at Warwick University’s Centre for Educational Development, Appraisal and Research (CEDAR) and Professor Jeremy Dale from Warwick Medical School have each been awarded one of 12 new research grants from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) for their social care projects.

Thu 08 Aug 2019, 14:30 | Tags: Grants, CEDAR, research, Faculty of Social Science, NIHR, Education

Energy price cap has destroyed competitive market for consumers, research shows

New powers by the regulator Ofgem to set a maximum price for energy has meant an end to “healthy competition” between companies, finds a new study which recommends that it would be better to instead regulate the way consumers renew their contracts with gas or electricity firms.


Record-breaking new analytical method for fingerprinting petroleum and other complex mixtures

Scientists at the University of Warwick have developed a more powerful method of analysing chemical mixtures, which has been able to assign a record-breaking number of 244,779 molecular compositions within a single sample of petroleum.

Wed 07 Aug 2019, 10:54 | Tags: research, Chemistry

Dead planets can ‘broadcast’ for up to a billion years

Astronomers are planning to hunt for cores of exoplanets around white dwarf stars by ‘tuning in’ to the radio waves that they emit.

Tue 06 Aug 2019, 11:49 | Tags: research, Space, astronomy

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