Minerva Business Angels continues quest to build one of the UK’s best angel networks outside London and the South East
More than 1,000 potential entrepreneurs and investors registered for a series of webinars run by Minerva Business Angels, part of the University of Warwick Science Park, and its Minerva Birmingham partners Aston University Centre for Growth and University of Birmingham Enterprise. The series was targeted at those who may be considering being an investor and companies looking for finance as part of the Minerva Birmingham Pitch Up programme.
Warwick Professor of Sociology Dr Akwugo Emejulu has been recognised as one of the UK’s leading social scientists with the award of Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. Fellowships are awarded to academics who have not only made an outstanding contribution to research, but who have also applied their expertise to address current challenges in policy, education, society or the economy.
A showcase of work by Coventry artists, funded by the city’s universities and produced during lockdown, is now live for the public to view.
An approach to public engagement which respects grass-roots and community knowledge has an important role to play in improving our understanding of the relationship between traditional healing and Western-style medicine in low and middle-income countries, and could generate new approaches to tackling antimicrobial resistance, according to a new paper published in Medical Humanities.
The economic shock of coronavirus has brought perennial questions about government borrowing and spending, NHS funding, social care and welfare, inequality in income and education, and wellbeing, into renewed focus. In a special edition of Advantage magazine published to mark 10 years since the Austerity budget, leading economists reflect on these issues and consider what lessons can be learnt as the UK plans its recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.