The team at SPECIFIC have long been advocates of using electric vehicles (EVs), from adopting the first generation Nissan Leaf to now operating a “fleet”… Read More »Using Electric Vehicles to ‘Flatten the Curve’
Frontline housing workers, homelessness support services and the people they look after, many of whom are vulnerable, are the latest groups to be using hand… Read More »Care Home and Frontline Housing Teams Now Using University-Made Hand Sanitiser
Swansea University has successfully won funding to reduce the time it takes to sanitise ambulances after carrying a suspected Covid-19 positive patient. Students from the… Read More »Funding for Team to Test Speed Clean of Ambulances Carrying Covid-19 Patients
Four sessions have been designed with a Sustainable Engineering theme in order to motivate young people to get involved with designing tomorrow’s solutions. The topics… Read More »Virtual Sustainable Technology Workshops Target Future Engineers
A solar tech lab at Swansea University has temporarily switched to producing 5000 litres of hand sanitiser a week, to help the NHS fight the Coronavirus outbreak.
The UK has made significant progress in decarbonising the economy – overall emissions have fallen by 40% since 1990 and almost half our electricity came… Read More »Achieving Net Zero: An Issue for Government, Industry and Consumers.
SUNRISE is an international project to address global energy poverty with partners from India, Mexico, South Africa, and Kazakhstan. Twice-yearly conferences have been essential to… Read More »Leading the way for inclusive, sustainable conferences
This series of articles is a partnership between SPECIFIC, SUNRISE and the Active Building Centre. Our projects work with academic, industry and community partners in the UK and… Read More »Solar Heat Storage: Eliminating Gas Heating