Jill Lupupa

Unequal lecture capture use across departments

A Freedom of Information (FOI) request has revealed a massive disparity between the use of the lecture capture technology at Warwick by different departments. STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects tend to have a wider use of lecture capture in comparison to humanities and social science subjects, results for...
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Posted Jun. 17, 2017

Study drug warning as exam season starts

Leading academics are calling on UK institutions to tackle the increasing number of students using “study drugs” during exam season. Experts have proposed methods such as drug testing to manage the use of academic performance drugs. Study drugs are also known as nootropics, which are prescription drugs that help with...
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Posted May. 20, 2017

Should election coverage be impartial?

Television and the media have been circulating with publicised campaigns, biased interviewees and debates following Prime Minister Theresa May’s announcement of a June snap election. It might seem all fine and well that the election is a main talking point on UK news, but televised media seems to have a...
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Posted May. 18, 2017

Funding for EU students secured until 2021

University students from the European Union (EU) will have their funding at English universities continued until 2021. Following the government’s announcement, student loans and grants will remain accessible to EU students going into undergraduate or master degrees from autumn 2018. The same allowance stands for courses that finish after the...
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Posted Apr. 28, 2017

Warwick Manufacturing Group to increase workforce by 30%

The Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) are increasing their workforce by 30% as they open 170 jobs for new recruits. The leading engineering centre has announced an expansion due to its continuing success. WMG are seeking to employ engineers, researchers, project managers, data analysts, software developers, and technicians. Those that take...
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Posted Apr. 11, 2017

Warwick helps boost Coventry’s City of Culture bid

Warwick has partnered up to help gift a £1.5 million boost to Coventry’s arts, culture and tourism as part of the city’s bid to be the 2021 City of Culture.   Coventry is one of just 16 cities to obtain the funding over three years in the Great Place Scheme,...
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Posted Mar. 26, 2017