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Honorary degree for esteemed engineer and tunnelling expert

A leading civil engineer and world renowned authority on tunnelling is to receive an honorary degree at Coventry University London’s graduation ceremony on Friday, 7 April. Terry McDonald (left), Managing Director of TM Tunnelling Ltd, will be made an Honorary Doctor of Technology (Hon DTech) in recognition of the contribution he has made to his…

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Coventry Commercial Design Competition (A&H)

This competition is open to all staff and students in the faculty of Arts & Humanities Ever watched The Apprentice and thought ‘I could do better?’ Maybe you’ve seen a gap in the market for a new type of hair-dryer, drinks bottle or mobile app? Enter our Commercial Design Competition for a chance to win £10,000…

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‘Fab Lab’ set to open in Coventry

A new hub for innovation in digital technology and manufacturing is set to open in Coventry city centre. The ‘Fab Lab” project has been led by a collaboration of local influencers including Coventry University, University of Warwick, Coventry City Council’s Job Shop, Positive Youth Foundation and Imagineer Productions. The aim is to bolster the city’s…

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Unipart and AME’s Ford-China deal to create 40 Coventry jobs

Courtesy of www.themanufacturer.com A seven-year contract to provide advanced components for Ford cars being produced in China is expected to see Unipart Manufacturing create 40 new jobs in Coventry. A feat achieved through Unipart’s joint venture with Coventry University the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) Unipart is now one of only a small number of companies…

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The future of transport systems?

An exciting new project led by Coventry City Council, with Coventry University, will see the development of a program to demonstrate how real-world connected cars interacts with surrounding infrastructure. Intelligent Variable Message Systems (iVMS) will assess how connected and automated vehicles interact on key routes leading into Coventry’s City Centre. iVMS will draw on cutting edge expertise…

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Honorary doctorates for motor industry supremos

Two of the UK’s top motor industry names are being awarded honorary doctorates during Wednesday’s graduation ceremony at Coventry University. Ian Callum, director of design for Jaguar and a Royal Designer for Industry (RDI), will collect an honorary doctorate of arts (Hon DArts) this morning in recognition of his significant achievements as a leader of…

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University excels in social enterprise awards

Coventry University has excelled in a social enterprise awards ceremony designed to showcase the higher education sector’s talent and achievement in entrepreneurship, innovation and leadership. The institution’s community interest subsidiary, Coventry University Social Enterprise (CUSE), claimed two ‘highly commended’ accolades in the annual UnLtd SEE Change Recognition Awards, which are supported by the Higher Education Funding…