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Research informs new play exploring effect of solitary confinement on mental health

Researchers from the Centre for the History of Medicine at the University of Warwick have teamed up with local theatre group, Talking Birds, to explore the devastating effect of solitary confinement in a new play, Disorder Contained: a theatrical examination of madness, prison and solitary confinement.

Thu 01 Jun 2017, 10:30 | Tags: Theatre, Centre for the History of Medicine, History

Trump’s CIA relationship on same painful path as Nixon says new research in Foreign Affairs

President Trump’s rocky relationship with the CIA is following a remarkably similar trajectory to President Nixon’s difficult dealings with the agency, according to new research by Iniversity of Warwick researchers published in the April 24th edition of the highly prestigious journal Foreign Affairs.

Tue 02 May 2017, 08:35 | Tags: Politics and International Studies, History

The Peoples History of the NHS Rugby Roadshow 23 Feb

A team of historians from the University of Warwick have been touring the country to gather peoples first hand experiences and attitudes towards the National Health Service and they need your stories.

Tue 21 Feb 2017, 11:40 | Tags: Community and region, community, History, Arts

Valentines Day 2017: Why we give chocolates on 14 February

Food historian Professor Rebecca Earle of the University of Warwick History department maps how chocolate became a Valentine's Day staple.

Tue 14 Feb 2017, 09:37 | Tags: research, History

The historical journey of Christmas turkeys

Professor Rebecca Earle, food historian at the University of Warwick has been researching the traditional Christmas turkey, in order to find out how this north American bird become a mainstay of festive food.

Mon 19 Dec 2016, 11:42 | Tags: Food, History, Arts

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