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Thu, 08 Dec 2011 11:13:59 GMTProfessors Kate Purcell and Peter Elias, from the Institute of Employment Research, discuss the value of a degree.
Thu, 08 Dec 2011 11:12:33 GMTIn the second of a series of podcasts on graduates and employability, Professor Kate Purcell and Professor Peter Elias discuss what employers are really looking for in today's graduates
Fri, 11 Nov 2011 13:28:49 GMTExploring the theory that Edward de Vere, Earl of Oxford, wrote the plays that we attribute to Shakespeare. Roland Emmerich's new film Anonymous has re-opened the Shakespeare authorship debate. In this video, Prof Carol Rutter and Prof Stanley Wells discuss their reactions to the film and address some of the claims made by it.
Mon, 20 Dec 2010 15:51:21 GMTAnno domini. Today we use the system devised by the sixth-century monk, Dionysius Exiguus, as a way of synchronising events, and associate its origin with the nativity of Jesus and the 'first Christmas'. But did Dionysius get his dates right? Professor Kevin Butcher from the Department of Classics explores how a coin issued by Herod Antipas suggests not...
Mon, 22 Nov 2010 13:57:43 GMTWarwick Medical School's Professor Donald Singer and Associate Professor Michael Hulse, English, chat about the hugely successful international poetry and medical Hippocrates Prize
Thu, 18 Nov 2010 11:57:18 GMTThe University of Warwick's Professor Shaun Breslin and Boston University's Professor Adil Najam, Director, Frederick S Pardee Centre discuss the strategic partnership between the two universities particularly in the field of Globalisation.
Thu, 18 Nov 2010 09:57:29 GMTProf Graham Wilson, Department for Political science, Boston University & Prof Wyn Grant, Department of Politics, The University of Warwick, discuss their joint political workshops and how the strategic partnerships between the two universities is progressing. Part of a series of conversation pieces that demonstrates the strategic partnership between the University of Warwick and Boston University.
Wed, 17 Nov 2010 16:27:50 GMTPart of a series of conversation pieces that demonstrates the strategic partnership between the University of Warwick and Boston University.
Tue, 16 Nov 2010 13:11:52 GMTPart of the 2nd Joint Boston/Warwick Politics and International Studies Workshop on Aspects of the Post Financial Crisis.
Tue, 16 Nov 2010 13:09:34 GMTPart of the 2nd Joint Boston/Warwick Politics and International Studies Workshop on Aspects of the Post Financial Crisis.
Tue, 16 Nov 2010 13:07:03 GMTPart of the 2nd Joint Boston/Warwick Politics and International Studies Workshop on Aspects of the Post Financial Crisis.
Tue, 16 Nov 2010 13:04:43 GMTPart of the 2nd Joint Boston/Warwick Politics and International Studies Workshop on Aspects of the Post Financial Crisis.
Tue, 16 Nov 2010 13:02:51 GMTPart of the 2nd Joint Boston/Warwick Politics and International Studies Workshop on Aspects of the Post Financial Crisis.
Tue, 16 Nov 2010 13:00:30 GMTPart of the 2nd Joint Boston/Warwick Politics and International Studies Workshop on Aspects of the Post Financial Crisis.
Tue, 16 Nov 2010 12:57:21 GMTPart of the 2nd Joint Boston/Warwick Politics and International Studies Workshop on Aspects of the Post Financial Crisis.
Tue, 16 Nov 2010 12:47:19 GMTPart of the 2nd Joint Boston/Warwick Politics and International Studies Workshop on Aspects of the Post Financial Crisis.
Tue, 16 Nov 2010 12:45:16 GMTPart of the 2nd Joint Boston/Warwick Politics and International Studies Workshop on Aspects of the Post Financial Crisis.
Tue, 16 Nov 2010 12:38:20 GMTPart of the 2nd Joint Boston/Warwick Politics and International Studies Workshop on Aspects of the Post Financial Crisis.
Thu, 28 Oct 2010 11:01:41 GMTFirst-class sporting facilities and award-winning conference venues are making the University of Warwick the preferred option for top-flight sports clubs.
Tue, 26 Oct 2010 09:00:00 GMTThis year celebrates 30 years of WMG (Warwick Manufacturing Group) - an international multi-disciplinary group that was established by Professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya in 1980 in order to reinvigorate UK manufacturing, through the application of cutting edge research and effective knowledge transfer. The group started small - just an office, the Professor and his secretary - but has since grown into an international group, with collaborative centres in the UK, India, China, Malaysia, Russia, Singapore and Thailand. This video looks back over the history of WMG and some of the headlines it has made over the past 30 years
Fri, 22 Oct 2010 13:44:46 GMTTwo leading economists, Professor Andrew Sentance and Paul Fisher, both Members of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee discussed the UK economy and the work of the MPC at the University of Warwick's Business School on 20th October. The event was introduced by Professor Mark Taylor, Dean of WBS and chaired by Professor Andrew Oswald.
Tue, 19 Oct 2010 09:54:04 GMTWarwick Medical School (WMS), originally established as part of a partnership with Leicester Medical School, celebrated 10 years of achievement in September. A celebratory event took place at the University on 30 September, attended by invited guests, providing an opportunity to reflect back on the past ten years and to look forward to the future. This video, celebrating the Schools ten years, was shown at the event.
Mon, 18 Oct 2010 15:34:30 GMTA little green van called ELVIN is whizzing around the University of Warwick as part of a major research project aimed at tackling the safety issues linked to the lack of sound from electric vehicles.
Wed, 13 Oct 2010 17:38:04 GMTProfessor of Social and Community Psychiatry at Warwick Medical School, Professor Swaran Singh discusses his contribution to a special issue of Prospect magazine on race and mental health
Wed, 15 Sep 2010 12:08:46 GMTDr Rodger Charlton Associate Clinical Professor in Medical Education and Lead for GP Specialty Teaching at WMS and Dr Chris Andry from the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine explore the issues surrounding End of Life Care and how patients, families and medical staff cope with events during the stressful and often traumatic time when a loved one dies. Dr Chris Andry came to Warwick during 2010 as an IAS Visiting Fellow.
Tue, 14 Sep 2010 15:58:21 GMTBart Sheehan and Elizabeth Burton from the University of Warwick discuss their latest paper on care homes and the built environment
Fri, 13 Aug 2010 10:56:32 GMTEarly Career Fellow Sorcha Gunne talks about her work on South African post-apartheid literature and whether revealing the 'brutal truth' can heal the troubles of the past
Mon, 19 Jul 2010 13:40:34 GMTProfessor of English, Professor Peter Mack discusses his new role as Director of the Warburg Institute
Thu, 15 Jul 2010 15:46:18 GMTHilary Pilkington talks about her new book Russia's Skinheads: Exploring and rethinking subcultural lives
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Wed, 23 Jun 2010 11:06:57 GMTPVCIT (Premium Vehicle Customer Interface Technologies) is a Centre of Excellence part funded by Advantage West Midlands (AWM) and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to provide support to industry based within the region. The centre is a unique research and development facility that provides companies direct access to the latest product evaluation technologies and processes along with the expertise to identify solutions appropriate to real world engineering problems. Along with project partners, the aim is to build a facility that will stimulate the local economy and help to sustain the technical capability of the region.
Fri, 04 Jun 2010 12:28:42 GMTA medieval system of marking stone in building work could be a cheap and effective way of ending the modern day frustration of constructing flat-pack furniture, according to a University of Warwick academic. Masons Marks refer to marks made on the blocks of walling stone and on moulded stone as part of the construction process, and have been in use for centuries. Academics studying the use of the marks at the University of Warwick claim self-assembly furniture manufacturers could learn a lot from the ancient system and save thousands of pounds in production costs.
Wed, 02 Jun 2010 12:56:23 GMTProfessor Erica Carter from the University of Warwicks Department of German Studies talks about the release of her new book Béla Balázs: Early Film Theory, the first English translation of the Hungarian's work, and the accompanying exhibition
Tue, 18 May 2010 10:04:47 GMTIAS Visiting Fellow Prof Cathie Jo Martin, Professor of Political Science at Boston University and chair of the Council for European Studies talks to the University of Warwick's Professor Wyn Grant about her research and new book which focuses on the origins of coordinated capitalism and the circumstances under which employers are persuaded to endorse social policies, promoting economic productivity and social solidarity.
Fri, 30 Apr 2010 11:10:19 GMTWarwick PhD students Andrew Hammond and Ben Jacoby from the Department of Politics and International Studies interview IAS Visiting Fellow Professor Vivien Schmidt about her research in political theory, the role of the state and democracy in Europe. Professor Schmidt also explains her search for better methodological approaches to studying politics focussing on the interactive processes of discourse.
Fri, 30 Apr 2010 10:51:19 GMTThe Department of Politics and International Studies hosted the third annual Warwick RIPE Debate in IPE in collaboration with the Review of International Political Economy. The main speaker at the 2010 debate was Professor Vivien Schmidt of Boston University. She spoke on the theme of 'The Fall, Rise, Fall and Rise of the State within Modern Capitalism - and how to explain it'. The debate was chaired by the Head of PaIS, Professor Ben Rosamond. Additional speakers were two other hugely influential political economy scholars, Professor Colin Hay (University of Sheffield) and Professor Colin Crouch (Warwick Business School), speaking on the same theme. The event took the form of a roundtable discussion about the state and global capitalism.
Fri, 30 Apr 2010 09:24:53 GMTProfessor Charles Sheppard from the Department of Biological Sciences talks to Peter Dunn about his research into the biogeography and biodiversity of Indo-Pacific coral reefs, including the development of wide scale reef monitoring programmes. He discusses how important these government protected areas and their wildlife are to sustaining the lives of millions of people living around the Indian Ocean rim. Part of a team of international environmental marine researchers Professor Sheppard aims to preserve a fragile but healthy network of islands that make up the Chagos archipelago in the Indian Ocean. The team are confident that this special remote area of the world will now avoid the threat of overfishing, pollution and climate change that threatens the life of coral reefs across the world.
Mon, 26 Apr 2010 14:12:35 GMTAuthor of the new book Football management Dr Sue Bridgewater from Warwick Business School discusses the high pressure world of Football Management drawing on her own research and management development work working directly with football managers.
Mon, 26 Apr 2010 14:07:41 GMTAuthor of the new book Football Brands Dr Sue Bridgewater from Warwick Business School draws on her dual expertise in Branding and the business of football to explore how concepts such as loyalty, affiliation, emotional ties with football clubs seem to parallel the relationship between consumer and brand in the broader world of marketing and brands.
Wed, 24 Mar 2010 15:33:20 GMTTwo new publications from the School of Health and Social Studies tackle the issue of domestic violence. Ravi Thiara talks about her book 'Violence Against Women in South Asian Communities' and Donna Chung discusses her book, 'Domestic Violence: Working with Men'
Tue, 23 Mar 2010 15:47:28 GMTResearch led by the University of Warwick has found a way to use doughnut shaped by-products of quantum dots to slow and even freeze light, opening up a wide range of possibilities from reliable and effective light based computing to the possibility of "slow glass".
Wed, 17 Mar 2010 12:41:51 GMTRob Carpenter (TNS Magasin) presents on the high tech methods used by TNS Magasin, a pioneer in the field of shopper behavioural research. One of a range of research techniques demonstrated included "eye tracking". Eye Tracking utilises an infra-red beam, shone into the back of the retina to track the wearer's eye movements and fixations, offering far superior data on shoppers' attention than cameras that merely record field-of-view. Marketers can benefit from analysing exactly what the eye is drawn to on shelves, packaging and at point of sale.
Wed, 17 Mar 2010 12:28:32 GMTProfessor Paul Jennings, WMG presents on the neuroscientific research his Experiential Engineering team undertake to analyse the end users experience of products within key public sectors. The automotive industry, looking at sound quality in vehicles including hybrids, public places, Civic Engineering, looking at city centre design and the quality of public environments and the newer area of Healthcare looking at improving the experience within hospitals and care homes.
Wed, 17 Mar 2010 11:54:13 GMTProfessor Gemma Calvert, Chair of Applied Neuroimaging presents on the methods and technology that is enabling science to help marketers eliminate much of the risk in new product development. Demonstrating the potential to accurately predict and steer success in branding, advertising and packaging. Neuroimaging is about mapping brain responses to multi-sensory stimuli. It is one of the powerful neurosciences that are just about to revolutionize the way we market.
Thu, 18 Feb 2010 15:05:04 GMTDuring a visit to the university to present a lecture, David Willetts MP, Shadow Minister for Universities and Skills, spoke to Peter Dunn about his new book "The Pinch: How the baby boomers took their children's future - and why they should give it back" which looks at intergenerational relations in Britain and argues that the baby boomer generation born between 1945 and 1965 have thrived at the expense of their children.
Wed, 27 Jan 2010 10:24:52 GMTAfghan social activist Wazhma Frogh discusses women's rights and the future of her country
Thu, 14 Jan 2010 14:42:00 GMTWarwick's Professor Wyn Grant and Boston University's Professor Graham Wilson discuss Politics and the Financial Crisis along with the research collaboration and partnership between the two institutions.
Tue, 12 Jan 2010 16:50:15 GMTIn the year of a General Election, Professor Wyn Grant from the Department of Politics and International Studies discusses the complexities of UK election politics
Mon, 14 Dec 2009 21:21:16 GMTHistorian Professor Bernard Capp reveals how a ban on Christmas sparked a second Civil War in England
Thu, 26 Nov 2009 14:23:32 GMTThe University of Warwick announces a new international medical poetry prize to be judged by poet Dannie Abse, NHS Medical Director Sir Bruce Keogh and broadcaster and James Naughtie
Tue, 17 Nov 2009 10:22:30 GMTProfessor of Developmental Psychology Dieter Wolke discusses his research into bullying to mark Anti-bullying Week
Mon, 19 Oct 2009 11:23:11 GMTDr Angie Hobbs discusses her new role as the first ever UK Senior Fellow in the Public Understanding of Philosophy, charged with bringing philosophy to as wide an audience as possible in Britain and beyond.
Fri, 16 Oct 2009 14:57:15 GMTTheatre researcher Tony Howard discusses what the newly-released MI5 archives reveal about American actor Sam Wanamaker
Tue, 21 Jul 2009 09:55:28 GMTThe former trade unionist and pensions campaigner speaks ahead of receiving his honorary Doctor of Laws.
Mon, 20 Jul 2009 16:06:46 GMTVal Gooding, non-executive director to the BBC's executive board, speaks to the University ahead of receiving her honorary degree.
Mon, 20 Jul 2009 14:48:26 GMTProfessor Joseph Roach of Yale University, lead of the World Performance Project, who receives an honorary Doctor of Letters.
Thu, 16 Jul 2009 13:45:03 GMTMs Brenda King, Chief Executive of ACDiversity, speaks to the University ahead of receiving her Honorary Degree.
Wed, 17 Jun 2009 15:13:33 GMTCambridge Professor, David MacKay, talks about what is required for the UK to be self sufficient on renewable energy. Note: Due to the file size it may take some time to load before playing.
Mon, 01 Jun 2009 15:43:30 GMTProfessor Erica Carter and Christina Achinger of the German Studies department speak to IAS visiting fellow, Geoff Eley (University of Michigan) about interdisciplinarity.
Thu, 07 May 2009 15:05:07 GMTA Politics and International Studies department debate on IPE with Mark Blyth, Shirin M Rai, Dr Matthew Watson and Dr Jeffrey Chwieroth.
Thu, 07 May 2009 15:03:01 GMTA Politics and International Studies department debate on IPE with Mark Blyth, Shirin M Rai, Dr Matthew Watson and Dr Jeffrey Chwieroth. Listen to Part Two
Wed, 06 May 2009 15:31:30 GMTProfessor Matt Keeling on his research mapping social interaction in order to better predict the spread of infection.
Wed, 06 May 2009 15:16:13 GMTProfessor Nigel Dimmock talks about the threat of Swine Flu and how we might respond to a global pandemic.
Thu, 09 Apr 2009 16:22:21 GMTAssociate Professor of Psychology Kimberley Wade talks about why people develop false memories
Mon, 23 Feb 2009 10:45:05 GMTProfessor Mark Harrison discusses the military-industrial complex in the final part of his series on his book Guns and Rubles
Fri, 20 Feb 2009 10:52:34 GMTProfessor Colin Crouch explains how a model of privatised Keynesianism has lead to financial meltdown and considers what changes are needed to resolve weaknesses in the global economy.
Thu, 12 Feb 2009 13:39:41 GMTProfessor Mark Harrison discusses Stalin and secrecy in the second of a three-part series on his book Guns and Rubles
Thu, 05 Feb 2009 09:47:42 GMTProfessor Mark Harrison discusses Stalin, the Great Terror, and how defense was at the core of Stalins system of rule.
Fri, 30 Jan 2009 11:58:41 GMTHow have writers attempted to articulate the impact of the Arts in society? Oliver Bennett and Eleanora Belfiore discuss what an understanding of this history of ideas brings to contemporary debates on Arts policy and the value of the Arts.
Tue, 27 Jan 2009 11:33:08 GMTSir Donald Irvine, another of our honorary graduates, was the first GP to be elected President of the General Medical Council and changed the way medicine is practised in the UK. Here, he reflects on his links with Warwick Medical School.
Tue, 27 Jan 2009 11:25:19 GMTDr Rajendra Pachauri, one of this year's honorary graduates, is chair of the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and one of the world's leading figures in the science of climate change. In 2007 he received the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of the IPCC, alongside co-recipient, Al Gore. Here, Dr Pachauri talks about today's fight against climate change.
Tue, 27 Jan 2009 11:18:45 GMTHonorary graduate and gold medal-winning Paralympic athlete Melanie Easter talks to us about her sporting career.
Fri, 12 Dec 2008 11:06:51 GMTProfessor Scott Weich talks about recent research into mental health in-patient care
Thu, 18 Sep 2008 16:15:13 GMTDr Matthew Sorell, Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Study, explores the problems and opportunities of the emerging approach to 'Digital Forensics'.
Wed, 17 Sep 2008 12:31:54 GMTAward-winning TV and film producer Vadim Jean talks about his years at Warwick University, his recent work on Terry Pratchett's adaptation of Hogfather for Sky One, and gives invaluable advice for any budding film producers.
Fri, 05 Sep 2008 08:37:05 GMTA psychological phenomenon called anchoring can determine the amount you pay on your credit card bill. Dr Neil Stewart from the Department of Psychology at Warwick University sheds light on how we can be more credit savvy when making credit card repayments.
Tue, 26 Aug 2008 14:27:33 GMTScientists at Warwick University have helped discover the secret behind a new bioglass that will change the way we treat broken bones. Professor Mark Smith talks about this new research and the benefits of the collaborative effort between Warwick University, Imperial College London, and the University of Kent.
Wed, 20 Aug 2008 13:36:04 GMTStephen Gundle from the Department of Film and Television Studies at Warwick has published the first ever history of Glamour. Here he demystifies the mystery behind one of mankinds most elusive concepts.
Wed, 20 Aug 2008 12:03:48 GMTProfessor Stanley Wells discusses his life's experiences studying the works of William Shakespeare.
Mon, 18 Aug 2008 10:25:08 GMTAs we bid a fond farewell to Coventry Working Men's Club, the oldest in the UK, Dr Ruth Cherrington from the Centre for Translation and Comparative Cultural Studies talks about the gradual decline of the Social Club, and how they have impacted on our society.
Fri, 08 Aug 2008 14:21:37 GMTIn response to the ongoing sub-prime crisis, the recently published Crosby Report recommends that the Government uses public money to swap banks seriously damaged mortgage-backed securities for pristine government bonds. Matthew Watson from the Department of Politics and International Studies at Warwick University talks about these recommendations, and how the global credit crunch is affecting Labours popularity with the electorate.
Mon, 04 Aug 2008 15:36:31 GMTDr. Rebecca Earle from the Department of Comparative American Studies talks about the importance of diet in creating the Indian and Spanish identities in the early modern era, and how the foods that the Spanish once avoided in the New World are now ingrained in many cultures.
Fri, 25 Jul 2008 10:51:38 GMTGlobally, the honey bee population is in decline. This has serious implications for the cross pollination of commercial crops and wild plants. One of the major causes of this decline is the Varroa Destructor mite. However, researchers at Warwick University may have found a natural solution to this problem. Dr Dave Chandler from Warwick HRI explains how.
Tue, 22 Jul 2008 12:20:25 GMTNovelist and academic Eva Hoffman has been awarded an honorary degree at Warwick. Here, she talks about her life experiences and the inspirations behind her best selling memoir Lost in Translation and her new novel Illuminations.
Fri, 18 Jul 2008 13:30:00 GMTDr George Kanyeihamba, one of this years honorary graduates, helped establish democracy and the independent judicial system in Uganda, and is considered the Founding Father of human rights in Africa. Here, he talks about his experiences, and the need for peaceful resolution of events in Zimbabwe.
Thu, 17 Jul 2008 14:03:17 GMTEconomist Professor Stephen Nickell, a former member of the Bank of Englands Monetary Policy Committee and one of this years honorary graduates at Warwick, says the UK could see a severe recession but that will depend on the action of the Bank of England and other central banks around the world.
Thu, 17 Jul 2008 10:48:30 GMTChair of the first Warwick Commission Pierre Pettigrew, one of this years honorary graduates at Warwick, says the commission report into the future of world trade is set to have an even bigger impact after the completion of the Doha round of negotiations of the World Trade Organisation.
Wed, 16 Jul 2008 11:14:03 GMTBusiness leader John Edwards, the former chief executive of the regional development agency Advantage West Midlands and one of this years honorary graduates at Warwick, talks about the continuing importance of the universitys links with business.
Tue, 15 Jul 2008 17:16:04 GMTYesu Persaud is a leading Guyanese businessman and philanthropist. He is renowned for his support of human rights and democracy, and has also been honored for his outstanding contributions in business and Indian history and culture. Here, he talks about how helping people to help themselves is the most effective way of eradicating poverty.
Mon, 14 Jul 2008 10:25:33 GMTProfessor Denis Noble, who was a pioneer in the field of systems biology building the first working mathematical model of the heart and has been given an honorary degree at Warwick, talks about how the future study of biology will change in the 21st Century.
Mon, 14 Jul 2008 09:45:55 GMTThe Postgraduate Award for Teaching Shakespeare was launched in 2007 by the Royal Shakespeare Company and the CAPTIAL Centre at the University of Warwick. RSC actor Miles Richardson and Professor Jonathan Neelands talk about the courses success.
Thu, 10 Jul 2008 11:07:24 GMTCo-ordinator of Warwick's car sharing scheme Joy Warren explains the advantages of sharing your drive to work with a colleague.
Mon, 07 Jul 2008 15:10:00 GMTWarwick students Casper ter Kuile and Emma Beirmann return from their WWF Arctic Voyage for the Future to help raise awareness of the effects of climate change.
Wed, 02 Jul 2008 12:03:15 GMTVeteran Chinese TV and film director Zhang Ji Zhong, on his first visit to the UK, talks about his new film, The Monkey King, and his aim to promote Chinese culture in the West, during a talk at Warwick Arts Centre.
Tue, 01 Jul 2008 16:19:40 GMTA study by Franco Cappuccio, Professor of cardiovascular medicine and epidemiology at Warwick Medical School, has shown for the first time that the planned reduction in junior doctors hours will not compromise patient safety and suggests the reduction will actually improve patient care.
Fri, 27 Jun 2008 10:12:36 GMTMaqsood Ahmed, the governments senior advisor on Muslim communities, talks about being the first student on the MA course in Islam in contemporary societies.
Wed, 25 Jun 2008 11:15:17 GMTResearchers at Warwick HRI describe a project which could help to prevent the disappearance of UK grown strawberries due to changes in the weather by helping farmers combat the effects of climate change.
Tue, 17 Jun 2008 15:14:20 GMTNew ways of fostering collaboration between the university and the students' union was discussed at an innovation summit.
Tue, 03 Jun 2008 09:56:22 GMTDr Jackie Sturt, from the Health Sciences Research Institute at Warwick Medical School, talks about the trial of the Diabetes Manual, the first one-to-one structured education programme for people with type 2 diabetes in the UK. Alongside her is Debbie Durk the practice nurse at a GP practice in Birmingham, who was part of the trial, and Angela Jones, a person with diabetes, who has been helped by the Diabetes Manual.
Thu, 22 May 2008 09:58:08 GMTSociology Professor Zlatko Skrbis from the University of Queensland in Australia, a visiting fellow to Warwick, considers the effect of a loss of a sense of belonging for some groups in society particularly since 9/11.