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Drivers need incentives while technology speeds up – Dr Stuart Coles

Dr Stuart Coles is an Assistant Professor in the Materials and Manufacturing theme group of WMG. His main research interests are based around sustainability and the substitution of natural materials into industrial products.

Recently he commented on the Automobile Association (AA) joining green groups in warning that changes in energy policy will harm the climate.

Mon 03 August 2015, 15:37 | Tags: environment, Expert comment, technology, WMG

Vaccine for the prevention of Ebola trail results are "extremely positive"

Professor Andrew Easton, a virologu from the University of Warwick's School of Life Science, has called the results of a trail for an Ebola vaccine as "extremely positive".

Fri 31 July 2015, 13:40 | Tags: School of Life Sciences, Ebola, Current Affairs, Sciences

Shooting of Cecil the lion just the tip of the iceberg – Dr Eric Jensen

Dr Eric Jensen, an internationally recognised expert on public engagement with wildlife, reacts to the shooting of Cecil the lion. He said: "The fact that in 2015 people are still travelling thousands of miles to kill exotic animals and bring back trophies shows that there are deep-seated cultural problems in Western societies, where such behaviour should be unthinkable."

Wed 29 July 2015, 09:17 | Tags: environment, Expert comment, International, Current Affairs, Africa

Tension between control and openness affecting Chinese stock market – Dr Dennis Novy

As the Chinese stock market tumbles, University of Warwick economist Dr Dennis Novy, who has just returned from the country, said: "The Chinese government is deeply worried about a sharp drop in the stock market. Such a drop hits both the balance sheets of state-owned enterprises as well as the pockets of small-scale private investors. All this is happening against the backdrop of a slowing Chinese economy...

Mon 27 July 2015, 11:45 | Tags: Economics, China, Expert comment, International, Current Affairs

'SNP have calculated conditions are right to revisit independence' - Dr Alex Smith

"The SNP have calculated conditions are right to revisit the question of Scottish independence sooner rather than later", argues Dr Alex Smith, a Scottish politics expert from the University of Warwick's Department of Sociology.

Mon 27 July 2015, 10:24 | Tags: Scotland, Politics, Current Affairs

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