The World Health Organisation’s campaign to create a global network of “age-friendly cities” – with easy access to buildings and facilities, better public transport, underpinned by slower paced and stronger communities – is gathering support. But during an age of austerity and continued cuts, is it realistic to expect UK local authorities to invest in a set of principles that look to have a potentially vast price tag?
Coventry University Professor David Jarvis recently appeared on American Public Media’s Marketplace radio programme (@MarketplaceAPM) to discuss possible lessons for the US car industry from the EU.
The Serious Games Institute at Coventry University is helping build a virtual prison cell from Robben Island – the site where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 27 years.
Teena is a vehicle dynamics researcher at Coventry University and a consultant to the motorsport industry. She’s only 33, but she has already worked as an aerodynamicist with the Williams Formula One team and as a rally engineer with Prodrive. Recently featured in The Guardian as a role model for aspiring female engineers, we interview her to find out more about her work…
The Spring 2013 SASH Newsletter is out.
More and more people are surviving cancer in the UK due to improvements in treatment and diagnosis.