Lily Pickard

Women who ask for pay rises receive them less often than men

A new study co-authored by researchers at the University of Warwick has suggested that women ask for pay rises as often as men, but are less likely to actually receive one. The research, entitled “Do Women Ask?“, found that men are still 25% more likely to get a pay rise,...
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Posted Sep. 7, 2016

Theresa May visits Warwick Manufacturing Group

Prime Minister Theresa May visited the University of Warwick and Warwick Manufacturing Group today, along with Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond. The pair visited Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) and toured the International Manufacturing Centre. The aim of the trip was to find out more about research and innovation being...
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Posted Sep. 1, 2016

Warwick Professor longlisted for Man Booker Prize

A.L. Kennedy, an Associate Professor in Warwick’s Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies, has been longlisted for the 2016 Man Booker Prize. The work, Serious Sweet, is Kennedy’s eighth novel, with three of her past works also having won prestigious awards. She has also written six short story collections...
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Posted Aug. 22, 2016

Student wins lawsuit over Senate House police assault

A Warwick student who was CS sprayed by police during a 2014 protest at Senate House has won a High Court lawsuit to have the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) re-examine his allegation of police assault. Lawrence Green was part of a protest over free education that took place in...
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Posted Aug. 20, 2016

Influential Warwick film critic and academic dies

Victor F. Perkins, co-founder of Warwick’s Department of Film and Television Studies, has died aged 80. Victor, known academically as V.F. Perkins, began teaching at the University of Warwick in 1978, co-founding the Department of Film and Television Studies whilst working here. The department is now frequently ranked amongst the...
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Posted Jul. 25, 2016