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Virtual reality, vortex cannons & submarines: Warwick Engineering Day

Cutting-edge virtual reality technology and an original 1985 Sinclair C5 – you can get your hands on both of these (and many more amazing technology) at the University of Warwick’s Engineering Day later this month.

Bridging the gap between health experts and special education teachers

University of Warwick researchers have contributed to an intensive training course for special education teachers held over five days in Konya, Turkey, sharing best practice and innovative ideas from an international research project into the education of deaf and hearing impaired children.

Sibling bullying makes psychotic disorders three times more likely

People who were bullied by siblings during childhood are up to three times more likely to develop psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia in early adulthood, according to new research by the University of Warwick.

Schools alone cannot help to prevent childhood obesity, study finds

School-based healthy lifestyle interventions alone are not effective in the fight against childhood obesity, according to research conducted in the West Midlands. The warning comes after one of the largest childhood obesity prevention trials undertaken to date has found that a healthy lifestyle intervention carried out in dozens of schools did not lead to significant changes in pupils’ weight.

Thu 08 Feb 2018, 08:25 | Tags: Health, NHS, research, WMS, Coventry, parenting, Health and Medicine, Education

New research reveals RSC approach to studying Shakespeare improves language skills and helps youngsters find their voice

New research from the University of Warwick shows that using the Royal Shakespeare Company’s (RSC) approach to studying Shakespeare can significantly improve student language acquisition and skills – with some schools reporting better SATS and GCSE English scores as a result.

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