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Dr William Barylo and Dr Martha McGill awarded British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships

Dr William Barylo, Department of Sociology, and Dr Martha McGill, Department of History, have been awarded Postdoctoral Fellowships by the British Academy to pursue their research on “The Diaspora Strikes Back: lived religion, arts and activism among Sikh and Muslim millennials in Europe” and "Bodies, Selves and the Supernatural in early Modern Britain" respectively.

Fri 09 November 2018, 13:05 | Tags: sociology, research, Fellowship, History

Double dust ring test could spot migrating planets

New research by a team led by an astrophysicist at the University of Warwick has a way of finally telling whether newly forming planets are migrating within the disc of dust and gas that typically surrounds stars or whether they are simply staying put in the same orbit around the star.

Wed 17 October 2018, 10:22 | Tags: Physics, Astrophysics, research, planet, 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.


British Science Festival heads to Coventry and Warwickshire in 2019

The British Science Association and University of Warwick are pleased to announce that the British Science Festival in 2019 will take place in Coventry and Warwickshire, from 10–13 September. Working in partnership with the University of Warwick, one of the UK’s leading research universities, the British Science Association will bring the four-day event to the region for the first time in its 188-year history.


Women’s experiences of prison and the emotions of punishment explored in new book

At a time when prisons in England and Wales are undergoing significant challenges, and when levels of harm remain unprecedently high, a new book by Dr Anastasia Chamberlen, Assistant Professor at the Department of Sociology, University of Warwick, offers a comprehensive, feminist critique of punishment that looks at an often unseen population – women prisoners and women former prisoners.


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