Seven ways to avoid the romance scammers

February 10th, 2017 | by Monica Whitty

In the build up to Valentine’s Day, and with hundreds of dating sites promising to find your perfect match, online dating is big business. But it would seem not everyone has the best intentions. Our Cyberpsychologist... Read More

What is dementia, and why are we bothered?

January 25th, 2017 | by Fran Allen

Dementia is not an ordinary part of ageing. Dementia has now replaced ischemic heart disease as the leading cause of death in the UK and represents the growing problem linked to our ageing population. There are... Read More

Are our factories already on the road to smartness?

January 11th, 2017 | by David Bott

Recently I was invited to a roundtable discussion on the future of the “smart factory”. It was couched in terms of Industry 4.0 and majored on the disruptive nature of the changes facing companies in the... Read More

Careers in Manufacturing, seize every opportunity

November 4th, 2016 | by Jan Godsell

Not everyone knows what they want to be when they grow up, and manufacturing probably isn’t the expected career choice for most 15 year old girls; but in the 1980s Japanese manufacturing was at its pinnacle,... Read More

We’re going to need bigger pants… Or are we?

September 5th, 2016 | by WMG Editor

It is 15 years since the release of the first Bridget Jones movie, and the famous ‘hello mummy’ quote as Daniel Cleaver, played by Hugh Grant, discovered that Bridget, played by Renée Zellweger, was wearing ‘absolutely... Read More

IoT and the future of making things

August 5th, 2016 | by Irene Ng

Professor Irene Ng talks to The Manufacturer about IOT and the future of making things. The advent of the Internet-of-Things (IoT) has transformed our world into one of connected things and connected people. With data being collected... Read More

Where does your car get its energy from?

July 11th, 2016 | by David Greenwood and Paul Jennings

The electric car is starting to make serious inroads into the mainstream market, but there’s still one major problem holding it back, and that is the battery systems. Up until now we’ve been used to driving... Read More

The sound of things to come

June 24th, 2016 | by Paul Jennings

The sound a car makes is important.  Read any review of a new car and you will find that the sound it makes (or doesn’t make) invariably gets mentioned. We judge the engine speed (especially before... Read More

Building the skills

June 3rd, 2016 | by WMG Editor

Professor Lord Bhattacharyya, Chairman and founder of WMG, University of Warwick talks to the NewStatesman about ‘Building the skills.’  If you measure business success by newspaper headlines, you’d get the sense British manufacturing is uncompetitive and underperforming.... Read More

Is it better to travel or arrive?

April 22nd, 2016 | by David Bott and Paul Jennings

Dr David Bott is a Principal Fellow at WMG, and Paul Jennings is Professor of Experiential Engineering.  Professor Jennings also leads WMG’s Energy and Electrical Systems research group. People both like and are scared of change. We are forever... Read More

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