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Building more resilient UK manufacturing supply chains

Wed 06 May 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted how manufacturing supply chains are critical to the process of delivering products and services essential to life. Whilst a series of ‘lifeboat’ projects are needed to protect manufacturing capability in the short term, Professor Janet Godsell, from WMG, University of Warwick says now is the time for UK manufacturing supply chains to pivot and build capability for the future.

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Power up the supercapacitor!

Fri 21 June 2019

Consider please, the supercapacitor. To the uninitiated it sounds almost like it should be featured in a comic or a piece of kit in a 1960s space adventure series. But these devices are not imaginary – they exist and may actually be the key to clean energy for future transport systems across the world.

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Sustainability: an interview with David Greenwood

Mon 25 January 2016

We're aspiring to do better for our local surroundings, for our people and for our planet through teaching and research. We spoke to Professor David Greenwood who is currently engaged in Advanced Propulsion Systems research at WMG.

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Bring sustainable cities to life

Mon 16 August 2010

Sustainable cities are the dream. Reasonably self-reliant, the environmental impact of these metropolises are taken into account and the inhabitants do their bit to minimise the food, energy and water needed to live and to keep a city going. But how do we make that dream a reality?