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World Population Day: The research at Warwick making gender a mainstream consideration in the analysis of development

This year's UN World Population Day (11 July) theme is gender equality. The Warwick Interdisciplinary Centre for International Development (WICID) seeks to make gender a mainstream consideration in the analyses of development issues today.

Fri 09 Jul 2021, 17:07 | Tags: Policy, equality, Social Science, women, sociology, research, society, PAIS, WICID

Warwick Law School researcher is British Science Festival 2021 Award Lecture Winner for Social Sciences

Dr Laura Lammasniemi of Warwick Law School has been chosen to deliver the 2021 British Science Association Social Sciences Award Lecture, in recognition of her innovative research and commitment to public engagement. The Award Lectures have been presented at the British Science Festival since 1990. They celebrate and promote front line research being carried out in the UK by early-career scientists, and have become a springboard for many successful science communicators such as Professor Brian Cox (2006) and Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock (2008).


Major summit hosted by Coventry’s universities to discuss direction of travel for cultural policy

The University of Warwick and Coventry University will host a major summit of regional and national leaders this month to present plans for the impact and legacy of cultural mega-events like City of Culture.


Disability gap in young people’s post-16 destinations and employment outcomes revealed by new analysis

Important differences in the post-16 pathways of disabled young people compared to those of their non-disabled peers have been revealed in a new working paper from University of Warwick researchers. The working paper also documents the impact of different types of disabilities, and shows that disability inequalities in post-16 destinations and economic activity in early adulthood are also influenced by social class, ethnicity, and gender.


Researchers point to populism’s appeal to victimhood and resentment

A new study from the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick combines research on populist rhetoric, emotions and security in order to examine how particular groups of voters are mobilized.

 


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