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New research says Sodium-ion batteries are a valid alternative to Lithium-ion batteries

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In a new research paper entitled ‘Challenges of today for Na-based batteries of the future: from materials to cell metrics’, published on the 18th of September 2020 in the Journal of Power Sources, a large team of Na-ion technology expert scientists, led by WMG, at the University of Warwick (UK) analyse the prospect of NIBs taking a spot in the energy storage market.

Tue 22 Sep 2020, 06:00 | Tags: WMG, Engineering, Batteries

Report fears UK could lose out to the rest of Europe in crucial automotive battery recycling market


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The UK is at significant risk of falling behind in the electric revolution and losing out to the rest of Europe on a crucial automotive lithium ion battery recycling market according to a new research report published this week by WMG at the University of Warwick and backed by the Advanced Propulsion Centre UK, the High Value Manufacturing Catapult and Faraday Battery Challenge at Innovate UK. The report entitled Automotive Lithium ion Battery Recycling in the UK by WMG, at the University of Warwick calls for the UK to move quickly to establish commercial scale recycling for automotive lithium ion batteries
   
Mon 21 Sep 2020, 06:00 | Tags: manufacturing, WMG, Batteries, recycling

Autistic Children in Berkshire School to Benefit from New Digital Healthcare Apprentice Support

Prior's Court, a specialist residential school in Berkshire and training and development centre for young people aged between 5-25 who are severely affected by autism, is working WMG at the University of Warwick to help recruit two specialist Digital Healthcare apprentice staff.

Thu 17 Sep 2020, 11:47 | Tags: WMG, Warwick Medical School

You can train your brain to reduce motion sickness

Visuospatial training exercises can train the brain to reduce motion sickness, providing a potential remedy for future passengers riding in autonomous vehicles. Researchers at WMG, University of Warwick reduced motion sickness by over 50% using the training tool and it was found to be effective in both a driving simulator and on-road experimentation.

Mon 14 Sep 2020, 08:49 | Tags: Jaguar Land Rover, automotive, WMG, autonomous vehicles, Sciences

Warwick Racing team develop second electric race car during lockdown

The Warwick racing team usually spend their summer in the workshop building an electric race car, but lockdown this year due to the covid-19 pandemic didn't stop them from designing and virtually validating a second electric car, WRe2, and racing their original car WRe1 virtually.


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