Practice guide by GSD researcher demonstrates how the University of Warwick is innovating in sustainability within education
A practice guide by Dr Alastair Smith demonstrates how the University of Warwick is innovating in sustainability within education through projects which enable students to enjoy practical engagement with real-world climate change issues, while developing their own knowledge and understanding in the process.
New Faculty of Arts Building puts collaboration and engagement at the heart of a new campus ‘cultural quarter’
On 6th December, the new Faculty of Arts Building will open its doors to students, staff and the public. The £57.5m eight storey building, designed by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios and constructed by Bowmer + Kirkland, brings together a diverse and international mix of minds from all walks of life, creating the optimum environment for generating a universe of ideas.
Staff, students and visitors at the University of Warwick have embraced the new West Midlands Cycle Hire scheme, with more than half of the university’s base stations consistently in the top ten across the whole West Midlands region by trips made. The campus e-scooter trial has also proved popular with almost 50,000 rides being taken since the scheme’s launch. These two-wheel transport schemes are part of the University’s commitment to encouraging staff, students and visitors to swop car journeys for more sustainable modes of transport such as cycling and public transport
The University of Warwick has announced its delegation of 17 attending the global climate conference, COP26, in Glasgow in November. The university is one of a limited number of institutions to have been granted official observer status by the UN-led conference, which is being hosted by the UK.
Three major UK utility providers form new partnership with the National Digital Twin programme in critical step toward resilient infrastructure
The National Digital Twin programme (NDTp) is pleased to announce a first of its kind collaboration agreement with three major UK utility providers; Anglian Water, BT and UK Power Networks to work together on a Climate Resilience Demonstrator (CReDo).