Where does your car get its energy from?

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

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


Regaining Control of Our Personal Data with the HAT

December 21st, 2015 | by Irene Ng

Technology has brought down coordination costs, but it hasn’t really benefited us as individuals, except as a side effect. The smartphone is an example. We don’t really pay for better coordination between our friends and ourselves... Read More


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One man’s ceiling is another man’s floor

October 26th, 2015 | by David Bott and Sridhar Seetharaman

Historians used to define the progress of mankind by the materials they used to impose their will on the world around them – thus we had a Stone Age, a Bronze Age and an Iron Age.... Read More


It Is People That Make Things Happen

October 23rd, 2015 | by David Bott

“In the 19th Century, the UK had the natural resources, the labour force and the inspiration to lead the world into the Industrial Revolution. Today, we are witnessing a different type of revolution. For developed countries... Read More


Manufacturing Knowledge

Manufacturing Knowledge

September 23rd, 2015 | by David Bott

Manufacturing is everywhere in the news these days. It is generally alleged that we were once good at it, but lost our way and that the future prosperity of the United Kingdom is dependent on regaining... Read More


The Privacy of Medical Data

September 2nd, 2015 | by Carsten Maple

The benefits of having medical data in electronic format is clear – the patient benefits because we can transfer data quickly to assist in prognosis and diagnosis, and we can monitor the efficacy of treatment.  For... Read More


The University and the IOT

August 17th, 2015 | by Irene Ng

Companies today believe there is ‘added value’ when products can be connected to other products. For instance, when the TV ‘talks’ to the fridge, or when the iPhone activates the kettle. But why do companies think... Read More


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