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Our impressive portfolio covers all aspects of the education pathway from school pupils at the WMG Academy for Young Engineers, to undergraduates, master’s and doctoral research students.

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Passionate about the power of partnership, we work side-by-side with international companies, organisations, and pioneering entrepreneurs to create ground breaking products, processes and services.

Improving competitiveness

Through our work with business and industry we've built a solid reputation for delivering multi-partner projects that lead to major breakthroughs for organisations of all sizes.

“Academic excellence with industrial relevance has always been at the heart of what we do….it’s what makes us unique”

Professor Lord Bhattacharyya Kt CBE FREng FRS
Regius Professor of Manufacturing
Chairman and Founder

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£2.2m award by the Department of Transport for ZAPINAMO and WMG to trial new technology for charging electric commercial vehicles

Transport Minister John Hayes has announced that ZAPINAMO has been awarded £2.2m by the Department of Transport, the Office for Low Emission Vehicles and Innovate UK under the Low Emissions Freight Trial to work with WMG and others to trial technology for ultra high speed rapid and movable charging technology for commercial vehicles.

ZAPINAMO's technology uses on/off grid and renewable sources for EV charging and is capable of delivering over 400kW to charge a vehicle in minutes. This represents a step change in how we charge EVs as it is the first charging technology which can meet the demands of electric commercial vehicles with long and demanding duty cycles.

 

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WMG appoints first cyberpsychologist

WMG at the University of Warwick is delighted to announce the appointment of cyberpsychologist Professor Monica Whitty, who joins the Cyber Security research team from the University of Leicester, as Professor of Human Factors in Cyber Security.

As WMG’s first cyberpsychologist, Professor Whitty will work alongside colleagues in WMG’s Cyber Security Centre concentrating on the human element focusing on behaviour online to identify cyber criminals and in turn protect people from becoming victims.

Professor Whitty’s research spans 15 years focusing on the way individuals behave in cyberspace examining identities created in cyberspace, online security risks as well as detecting and preventing cybercrimes (e.g., mass-marketing fraud, insider threats).

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Expert Comment: Prof Carsten Maple - One billion affected by Yahoo hack

"Breaches continue to take place without companies identifying the breach, or at least the full impact of the breach. The time taken between the breach occurring and notification to those whose details are breached can leave to risk of compromise of other accounts.

"We have an issue about how we authenticate ourselves to systems currently - mostly relying solely on passwords or personal information (when a password is forgotten)."

Carsten Maple, Professor of Cyber Systems Engineering at WMG's Cyber Security Centre (CSC)

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Skills identified as central to solving UK’s productivity challenge

Productivity is at heart of Government's industrial strategy. Now a new report by researchers, industry, and policy specialists entitled: “The Productivity Challenge: Solving the Puzzle,” looks at a range of positive attributes of the current UK economy and policy sphere which could position it well for growth in productivity.

WMG and WIG (The Whitehall and Industry Group) have collaborated over the past eight months in a series of events relating to the challenge of increasing UK productivity to improve the nation’s competitiveness.

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