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WREV Showcase

Centre for Business in Society

Read all about our Warwickshire Rural Electric Vehicles (WREV) showcase event summary and download our report findings. 


Coventry Researcher Bastien Dieppois awarded Stanley Jackson Prize

Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience

Regarding his last paper identifying the climate processes driving decadal timescale fluctuations in southern African rainfall and droughts, Dr Bastien Dieppois has recently been awarded the Stanley Jackson prize. This prize rewards the annual best and most significant contribution in oceanography and atmospheric sciences (including environmental and hydrological sciences) in southern Africa.


Leading Locally: Sustainable Food Tourism in St Ives – Event summary

Centre for Business in Society

Read our research findings report and a brief event summary on our ESRC funded event: 'Leading Locally: Sustaianble food tourism in St Ives' hosted by Jordon Lazell in the Centre for Business in Society. 


Petals - FGM web app for young people wins Gold London Design Award

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

In the Digital community category, the app, created to help protect young girls and women from female genital mutilation (FGM), has beaten off stiff competition to win a 2016 London Design Award.


CBiS presents findings of Tackling Financial Exclusion project

Centre for Business in Society

In December 2013 a significant step forward was taken in improving the transparency of the British banking sector. The British Bankers' Association and the Council of Mortgage Lenders jointly published aggregated data on bank lending, with the seven major lenders voluntarily taking part.


CAWR researchers release multi-lingual film on DVD to influence transnational policy

Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience

The film, Imagining Research for Food Sovereignty, highlights key moments in the process and outcomes of the St. Ulrich Workshop on Democratising Agricultural Research for Food Sovereignty and Peasant Agrarian Cultures.


The Big Question: Can we build communities of trust and peace?

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

On Tuesday 3rd February 2015, the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations played host to the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, launching a new series of public talks at Coventry University entitled ‘The Big Question.’ 


CU Researcher Wins International Award for PhD Thesis

Centre for Advances in Behavioural Science

Coventry University's research Dr Jeane Gerard has received the coveted Richard Block Award for her PhD thesis. 


7/7 Reflections

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

Ten years on from devastating events of 7/7, the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations at Coventry University take a look at where we are now. A decade in reflection.


BT Tower Talk

From ethical hackers to the Dark Net: cyber security today.


ESRC Keywords 'Ethics' Seminar: Findings

Centre for Business in Society

The recent ESRC keywords ‘ethics’ seminar has published a report detailing the findings of the session.


Building Partnerships for Indonesian Maritime Security

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

The Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations (CTPSR) convened a two-day workshop in Jakarta (Sep. 9-10) entitled ‘Building partnerships for Indonesian maritime security’, with a diverse range of high profile participants.


Alpaslan Özerdem to be honoured with International Peace Medal

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

Alpaslan Özerdem, Co-Director for the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations, is to be honoured with the International Peace Medal of the Peace Corps of Nigeria. 


Centre for Low Impact Buildings links up with USA to boost bamboo construction

Centre for the Built and Natural Environment

As tough as steel and sturdier than concrete, bamboo is set to be the focus of $200,000 research project co-led by academics at Coventry University's CBNE.


Welcome to the new Centre for Mobility & Transport

A welcome to the Centre for Mobility & Transport from Executive Director Professor Andrew Parkes. 


Dr. Geraldine Brady Awarded Readership

Centre for Innovative Research Across the Life Course

CTEHR are delighted to announce that Dr. Geraldine Brady has been awarded a readership in Sociology of Childhood and Youth.


Building an Urban Serving University: a social relations programme for Coventry

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

Urban universities are a huge asset for their home cities. They are catalysts for social mobility, investors in infrastructure and providers of extensive employment opportunities.


Conference at the Arab American University in Jenin (AAUJ), Palestine

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

Three members of staff and one postgraduate student from the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations (CTPSR) presented papers at the first international conference on ‘Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding in Palestine’ between 1-2 June 2014.


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