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Ceramic industry should bring carbon reducing cold sintering process out of labs and into manufacturing says new research

A new techno-economic analysis, by a team led by a researcher from WMG at the University of Warwick, shows that the energy intensive ceramic industry would gain both financial and environmental benefits if it moved to free the cold sintering process from languishing in labs to actual use in manufacturing everything from high tech to domestic ceramics.

Mon 21 Oct 2019, 09:11 | Tags: manufacturing, WMG, Materials, ceramics

Smarter, greener, cleaner steel: £35 million boost for research to transform UK steel industry

A smart, green and clean steel industry will come a giant step closer thanks to a new £35 million research network, announced today, which will see steelmakers and University experts work together on a seven-year research programme to transform the UK steel sector.

Mon 11 Feb 2019, 11:00 | Tags: manufacturing, WMG, Environment, steel, Materials, Sciences

Bacteria-fighting polymers created with light

Hundreds of polymers – which could kill drug-resistant superbugs in novel ways – can be produced and tested using light, using a method developed at the University of Warwick


Atomically thin nanowires convert heat to electricity more efficiently

Waste heat can be converted to electricity more efficiently using one-dimensional nanoscale materials as thin as an atom – ushering a new way of generating sustainable energy – thanks to new research by the University of Warwick.


UK’s first 1 GHz solid-state NMR Spectrometer funded at Warwick

The UK’s first 1 GHz solid-state Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectrometer is on its way to the University of Warwick, thanks to £8 million from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).


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