University of Warwick http://wamc.org en Dr. Alicia Melis, University of Warwick – Cooperation and Chimpanzees http://wamc.org/post/dr-alicia-melis-university-warwick-cooperation-and-chimpanzees <p>In today&rsquo;s Academic Minute, Dr. Alicia Melis of the University of Warwick explores the similarities of cooperation between humans and chimpanzees.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 74400 at http://wamc.org Dr. Alicia Melis, University of Warwick – Cooperation and Chimpanzees Dr. Giorgio Riello, University of Warwick – History of Economic Imitation http://wamc.org/post/dr-giorgio-riello-university-warwick-history-economic-imitation <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Giorgio Riello of the University of Warwick reveals how European manufacturers were once seen as producers of cheap imitations of Asian goods.</p><p></p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 71404 at http://wamc.org Dr. Anne Gerritsen, University of Warwick – The Rise of Globalization http://wamc.org/post/dr-anne-gerritsen-university-warwick-rise-globalization <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Anne Gerritsen of the University of Warwick traces globalization to its sixteenth-century roots.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p><br>Anne Gerritsen is an associate professor of history at the University of Warwick where her research is focused on understanding early connections between European markets and Chinese manufactures.&nbsp; Her work has appeared in a number of peer-reviewed journals and she earned her Ph.D. at Harvard University.</p><p><a href="http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/people/staff_index/agerritsen/">About Dr. Gerritsen</a></p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 68861 at http://wamc.org Dr. Andrew Marsh, University of Warwick – Nanodiamonds and Low-Energy Laundry http://wamc.org/post/dr-andrew-marsh-university-warwick-nanodiamonds-and-low-energy-laundry <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Andrew Marsh of the University of Warwick reveals how nanodiamonds could help keep your energy costs down and your laundry sparking white.</p><p></p><p><br>Andrew Marsh is an associate professor of chemistry at the University of Warwick. His research uses organic chemistry and molecular design to create functional molecules and to understand how those molecules interact with each other and with biological targets.</p><p><a href="http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/chemistry/research/marsh/">About Dr. Marsh</a></p> Tue, 28 May 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 65588 at http://wamc.org Dr. Laura Mickes, University of Warwick – Social Media and Memory http://wamc.org/post/dr-laura-mickes-university-warwick-social-media-and-memory <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Laura Mickes of the University of Warwick explores why it’s often easy to remember a friend’s Facebook status but hard to remember a profound literary quote.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 05 Mar 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 59269 at http://wamc.org Dr. Laura Mickes, University of Warwick – Social Media and Memory Dr. Thomas House, University of Warwick – Mathematics and Mapping Epidemics http://wamc.org/post/dr-thomas-house-university-warwick-mathematics-and-mapping-epidemics <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Thomas House of the University at Warwick reveals how mathematical models are increasing our understanding of how epidemics move through a population.</p><p></p><p></p><p>Thomas House is a Career Acceleration Fellow in the <a href="http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/maths/">Mathematics Institute</a> at the University of Warwick. His research interests include epidemiology, network theory, numerical probability, and public health. He is also involved in the development of open-source software for epidemic modeling.</p> Mon, 07 Jan 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 54977 at http://wamc.org Dr. Thomas House, University of Warwick – Mathematics and Mapping Epidemics Dr. Elisabeth Blagrove, University of Warwick – The Shape of Evil Faces http://wamc.org/post/dr-elisabeth-blagrove-university-warwick-shape-evil-faces <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Elisabeth Blagrove of the University of Warwick reveals why shapes can influence how we perceive faces.</p><p></p><p>Elisabeth Blagrove is a lecturer in psychology at the University of Warwick where her teaching and research interests include selective attention, processing of emotional faces, and social attention. Her work has appeared in many peer-reviewed journals and she holds a Ph.D. from the University of Warwick.</p><p><a href="http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/psych/people/academic/eblagrove/">About Dr. Blagrove</a></p> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 08:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 53428 at http://wamc.org Dr. Elisabeth Blagrove, University of Warwick – The Shape of Evil Faces Dr. Chris Olivola, University of Warwick - Appearance and Political Preference http://wamc.org/post/dr-chris-olivola-university-warwick-appearance-and-political-preference <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Chris Olivola of the University of Warwick reveals why a politician’s looks can often have more of an influence on voters than their stated policies.</p><p></p> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 50608 at http://wamc.org Dr. Chris Olivola, University of Warwick - Appearance and Political Preference Dr. Tim Lockley, University of Warwick – Savannah and Yellow Fever http://wamc.org/post/dr-tim-lockley-university-warwick-savannah-and-yellow-fever <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Tim Lockley of the University of Warwick explains why nineteenth-century yellow fever epidemics hit some segments of Savannah’s population harder than others.<br> Mon, 15 Oct 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 49570 at http://wamc.org Dr. Tim Lockley, University of Warwick – Savannah and Yellow Fever