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WBS academic advising NHS on COVID-19 response

Ivo Vlaev, Professor of Behavioural Science, has been helping the UK tackle the pandemic as part of the National Health Service’s (NHS) COVID Behaviour Change Unit.

The COVID Behaviour Change Unit (CBU), led by Matthew Cripps, Director of Sustainable Healthcare, NHS England and NHS Improvement, provides evidence-based advice to enhance the impact of the UK’s COVID-19 response.

Fri 10 Jul 2020, 13:11 | Tags: Warwick Business School, WBS

GPs text messages boost cervical screening uptake

Sending a text message reminder can lead to more women taking up cervical screening, new Warwick Business School research has shown.

Thu 09 Jul 2020, 13:32 | Tags: Warwick Business School

Freelancers urged to get involved with new study exploring their importance to the creative industries

Creative Freelancers living and/or working in Coventry, Waltham Forest and Northumberland are being urged to get involved with a new study into the contribution of freelance workers to the economic and place-based impacts of the creative industries. Warwick's Institute of Employment Research is one of the partners carrying out the research, which is commissioned by the Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre (PEC).


T-ray camera speed boosted a hundred times over

Scientists are a step closer to developing a fast and cost effective camera that utilises terahertz radiation, potentially opening the opportunity for them to be used in non-invasive security and medical screening.

Wed 08 Jul 2020, 14:11 | Tags: Physics, research

White dwarfs reveal new insights into the origin of carbon in the universe

A new analysis of white dwarf stars involving a University of Warwick astronomer supports their role as a key source of carbon, an element crucial to all life, in the Milky Way and other galaxies.

Tue 07 Jul 2020, 09:33 | Tags: Astrophysics, research, astronomy

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