Angel Sun

Plant-Based Universities Warwick launches ASV campaign

Students from the Plant-Based Universities Warwick campaign have launched their campaign in preparation for this term’s All Student Votes (ASVs). Student campaigners draped a large yellow banner reading “Plant-Based University: End the Climate Crisis” over Library Bridge at 1:00pm on October 24. The campaigners called for SU outlets to transition...
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Posted Nov. 2, 2023

Women underrepresented in STEM degrees, study finds

A recent study has found that women account for less than 1/5 of students in engineering, technology, and computing degrees and are less likely to get first-class degrees than their male counterparts. Researchers at the women-only Murray Edwards College, Cambridge, and the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) found that women were...
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Posted Oct. 31, 2023

University of Warwick announced as partner in £14m health tech scheme

The University of Warwick has been announced as a lead delivery partner on the £14 million West Midlands Health Tech Innovation Accelerator (WMHTIA).   WMHTIA aims to bring together universities, hospitals, industries, and government-funded ‘catapults’ to help companies overcome ‘pinch-points’ in the commercialisation process.   The programme will develop innovative solutions to...
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Posted Oct. 27, 2023

R.M.N: a bleak portrait of contemporary Romanian and European society

This three-letter film title looks strange, but they are the best representation of this complex and uncomfortable movie. RMN is the internationally recognised abbreviation denoting Romania. Written and directed by Cristian Mungiu, R.M.N speaks of the serious and dark side of contemporary Romanian society – anti-immigration resentment, xenophobia, and deep-rooted...
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Posted Oct. 16, 2023

The war in Ukraine: is an end in sight?

Life in Kyiv seems normal in the summer of 2023. Adults rush to their work with a cup of coffee in the morning, while children enjoy their holiday playing in parks. People discuss Barbie and Oppenheimer like they do in other parts of the world. Everything seems normal, but the...
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Posted Sep. 26, 2023

Nursing strikes end amidst low union member turnout

Trade union laws and the lack of online voting have brought the NHS nurses’ strikes to an end. The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) union’s ballot on further industrial action closed on 23 June. Prior to the results, the union was uncertain if sufficient numbers of members could get their...
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Posted Jul. 28, 2023

‘Asteroid City’ blurs the line between normality and abnormality

Asteroid City, directed by Wes Anderson, is one of this summer’s most highly-anticipated films. Set in 1955, it presents a weird story where a group of talented American students and their parents gather for a scholarly competition in the desert town of Asteroid City. One day, they encounter an alien...
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Posted Jul. 8, 2023