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Gas price spike: how UK government failures made a global crisis worse

Concerns are growing about the security of winter gas supplies, and industries reliant on gas, such as the fertiliser industry, are curtailing production, threatening various supply chains. Professor Michael Bradshaw from Warwick Business School explains.

International Women’s Day

On International Women’s Day we talk to four members of our research community about their experiences growing up, their ambitions, experiences and advice for other women.

Women in science, innovate in science

On the UN's International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we hear from young researchers at Warwick and ask them about their hopes for their research and the importance of equality in their chosen field.

Supporting a zero carbon future through transport innovation

Professor David Greenwood from WMG, University of Warwick, looks ahead to COP26, the ban on sales of petrol, diesel and hybrid vehicles by 2030 and considers how the UK could and should become a global leader in the decarbonisation of transport.

Electric Vehicles: The now, the near future and the never again

The electric vehicle revolution is speeding up, but it can only go so far without the necessary infrastructure & technology. How is research improving the range, rechargeability & affordability of electric vehicles?

Wed 05 Aug 2020, 16:00 | Tags: Engineering Innovation Technology Science & Technology

Is COVID-19 making the future more plastic?

While the pandemic is just temporary, plastic pollution will be long lasting, says Dr Fengwei Xie from WMG, University of Warwick.

Astronomy at a distance: Seeing satellites

It’s not just stars, planets and meteors that fill our night sky. Our planet is also orbited by spacecraft that you can spot – if you know where and when, explains Professor Don Pollacco, the science coordinator for the upcoming space telescope PLATO.

Building more resilient UK manufacturing supply chains

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.

Teach your kids STEM at home - tips from real engineers

Now that schools across the UK are closed due to Covid-19, the challenge is on for parents to keep their children educated. Or failing that – just keep them occupied. The outreach team from WMG, University of Warwick, are on hand with some fun, creative STEM learning opportunities available online.

Scotland-Northern Ireland bridge: how to make it a reality

Is a bridge between Scotland and Northern Ireland both feasible and economic? Professor Wanda Lewis from Warwick's Department of Engineering explores the possibility.

Wed 12 Feb 2020, 13:56 | Tags: Engineering Science & Technology

Thrills, spills and drilling plates

Engineering is a thrilling career so why aren’t there more young people – especially women – signing up asks Naomi Brookes, professor of complex programme management at WMG, University of Warwick.

Wed 12 Feb 2020, 13:54 | Tags: Engineering Science & Technology