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Press Summary - January 10 - January 16


BMJ Blogs – A book review of ‘The Iceberg’ by author Marion Coutts by Associate Professor Dr Liz Barry, English

CCR Magazine – Professor James Mitchell, WBS, discusses the latest inflation figures from the Office for National Statistics

Also in: Business Money

Conversation – Professor Graeme Currie, WBS, writes about and hospital managers’ responsibilities in connection with the A&E crisis

Also in: Silver Surfer Today

Conversation – Assistant Professor Anna Hajkova, History, writes about the Holocaust survivors and whether their memoirs are an accurate depiction

Decision Science News – Professor Nick Chater, WBS, will be speaking at the Subjective Probability, Utility, and Decision Making Conference

Forbes – Professor Christian Stadler, WBS, writes an article about the lessons that today’s businesses could benefit from, from businesses in the 90’s

Jakarta Globe – Dr Charles Walton, History, writes about the events in Paris and how free speech can becomes a sort of fundamentalism

New Statesman – Dr Michael Orton, IER, writes about the fears of rising interest rates and economic insecurity

Outlook India – Dr Eugenio Proto, Economics, comments in an article about how happiness could be measured in a person’s life

Research – WBS have partnered with The Design Council to launch a joint programme of research and development, aiming to resolve issues across consumer markets and public services

Sputnik – Dr Alex Smith, Sociology, discusses the forthcoming General Election and the likelihood of it being the most unpredictable of all time

Also in: Rugby Observer

Times of India - An article about the Warwick Professor, Dr Richard Smith, WMS, discussing people dying from cancer and how this could be seen to be the best way to die

Washington Examiner – Professor Victor Lavy, Economics, led a study into the effectiveness of the school choice programme which proved to have clear benefits for students from poor families

World Socialist Website - Professor Elizabeth Dowler, Sociology, discusses the contributing factors behind the increase in food banks


Big Issue – Associate Professor Dr Kirsty Hooper, Hispanic Studies, discusses Liverpool’s Hispanic heritage

Computer World UK – A mention of Warwick’s Cyber Security Centre in an article about Google being slated for the Microsoft flaw disclosure

Also in: CSO

Growth Business – Professor John Lyon, WBS, discusses UK business Shires’ acquisition of NPS Pharmaceuticals

Independent – Research by Warwick into the increase productivity of happier employees, features in an article about people in Denmark being found to be the happiest people

Also in: Yahoo! Finance

Mail – Professor Don Pollacco, Physics, discusses the NGTS planet hunting project he is leading

Also in: Astronomy Now

Space Daily

Science Mag

Sci Tech Daily

Science Daily


Leicester Mercury

ECN Magazine

Machines Like Us

International Space Fellowship

Phys Org

Cronica, Mexico

El Sol de Puebla

Science and Technology Council

ASD News

Pan European Networks




The Best


Eos Wetenshap

Astro Blogs

Wiener Zeitung

Der Standard



Wirtschafts Blatt


TV Ciencia




Le Temps



Meteo Web

Aska News



El SiglodeTorreon

El Mundo

El Pais


Sci Nexx

Jura Forum

Grenzwissen Schaft




RU News 24

33 Live


Mail – Professor Nick Chater, WBS, comments about the latest study which has found people’s strongest recollections are formed between ages 15-25, therefore distorting their present views of the world

Also in: Georgia News Day

News Grio

New Electronics – Professor Julian Gardner, Engineering, is mentioned in an article about a new range of sensor device from CMOS technology

Telegraph – Associate Professor Dr Thomas Barber, WMS, discusses why people experience negative health effects from a detox

Times Higher Education – A question and answers article with Warwick Vice Chancellor, Professor Sir Nigel Thrift

Times Higher Education (2) – An article about the student protest on campus over the Vice Chancellor’s knighthood

Also in: My Next Fone

The Australian

Times Higher Education–Warwick feature in an article about which university graduates earn the most and come third in the rankings

Also in: City AM

BQ Live




AOL Money UK

University Business – Warwick Vice Chancellor, Professor Sir Nigel Thrift will be a guest speaker at the two-day BrainCanDo Conference

Which? – Behavioural Design Lead Edward Gardiner, WBS, discusses how research into people’s behaviour can help empower consumers in their shopping decision making


Cambridge News – An article about the development of an app to help start-up companies with comments from the co-founder, a University of Warwick student, Stefan van der Fluit


Coventry Telegraph – Warwick Vice Chancellor, Professor Sir Nigel Thrift comments about the latest research to be released which found University of Warwick graduates to be the third favourite employees targeted by graduate recruiters

Coventry Telegraph – The University of Warwick Students’ Union have been working with a Leamington charity to provide toilets in areas of poor sanitation

Coventry Telegraph – Associate Professor Dr Dennis Novy, Economics, discusses the risk for the UK economy after a record low inflation is announced

Also in: Pound Sterling Live

World Finance

Express and Star – Professor Anne Green, IER, is mentioned for attendance at the first city skills commission meeting

Stratford Upon Avon Herald – A mention of the Warwick Crop Centre in an article about children taking part in BBC Radio 4’s Gardener’s Question Time