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Warwick researchers join Police and Crime Commissioner’s advisory board

Six Warwick social science researchers have become members of the West Midlands Police & Crime Commissioner’s new Academic Advisory Board. Dr Ana Aliverti, Professor Jo Angouri, Professor Jackie Hodgson, Professor Vanessa Munro, Professor Tom Sorell and Professor Azrini Wahidin will share research and expertise with the West Midlands Police & Crime Commissioner, David Jamieson.


New University of Warwick modelling supports cautious reopening of schools if other lockdown measures continue to control the coronavirus

The gradual reopening of schools, starting with primary schools, is unlikely to lead to a second wave of infection, according to new mathematical modelling of the COVID-19 outbreak from University of Warwick researchers, but we should be prepared to reintroduce lockdown measures should there be a significant rise in the number of new cases.


GP practices keen to improve patient and staff health by linking with local parkrun events, survey by University of Warwick shows

Building connections between GP practices and local parkrun events could help to improve the health and wellbeing of patients and staff, finds a new study by the University of Warwick.

Tue 02 Jun 2020, 11:30 | Tags: Health, WMS, Warwick Medical School, Health and Medicine

Warwick Academic helping to inform London's response to Covid-19 lockdown

Dr Theo Damoulas, associate Professor in Data Science at the University of Warwick and Deputy Programme Director for the Turing’s Data-centric Engineering programme is working with GLA, TfL, Microsoft and other Universities to help inform London's response to the Covid-19 lockdown in a project called "Odysseus", which aims to understand 'London's busyness'.

Fri 29 May 2020, 12:40 | Tags: Statistics, research, coronavirus, Sciences

Academic returns to nursing to help NHS in pandemic

Charlotte Croft has swapped the lecture theatre for a hospital theatre after returning to nursing to help the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Associate Professor of Human Resource Management left her role as a nurse at Nottingham University Hospital in 2013 to work in academia, but decided to answer the Government’s call to return to the frontline to help the thousands suffering from Coronavirus

Thu 28 May 2020, 17:00

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