Are self-driving cars safe? Expert on how we will drive in the future
Cars are changing – fast. But are innovations such as autonomous and flying cars a bright new dawn, or just a wild pipe dream? And if they become the future’s way of getting from A to B, can we trust them to take us there safely? Here are five key questions answered by Loughborough University's Professor Andrew Morris, an expert in Human Factors in Transport Safety.
Video Q&A: We asked an expert panel your questions on the future of transport
What will our cars look like if they become fully autonomous? What’s the likelihood of vehicle-to-grid being successful? Will flying cars be safe? Or will they present new dangers?
Academics to help design electric vehicle specific to the Indian market in a bid to improve the country’s uptake of clean transport tech
Loughborough University academics have been awarded funding to help with the design and development of a four-wheeled electric vehicle for research, teaching and outreach in India.
Loughborough’s lifesaving road safety research given royal recognition at the Savoy
Loughborough academics were at The Savoy hotel in London to meet HRH Prince Michael of Kent and collect awards for their pioneering research into road safety.
SUSTAINABLE HOME: Easy solutions to help reduce plastic and packaging pollution
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you will have seen headlines here, there and everywhere warning of the dangers of plastic pollution.
SUSTAINABLE HOME: Combine ethics with aesthetics by joining the circular fashion movement
It’s that time of year again where we have social occasions coming out of our ears.
SUSTAINABLE HOME: Experts share top tips for being more environmentally friendly this Christmas in new video series
FIVE Loughborough experts are sharing their tips and tricks for making your home more sustainable this Christmas as part of a new video series.
Student Village crowned the winner of the 2019 Charnwood Design Awards
Loughborough University’s Student Village was announced the overall winner of this year’s Charnwood Design Awards.
Virgin Media owner announces plans for 1,200 on-street electric vehicle chargers – and Loughborough research will determine where they go
Liberty Global, the owner of Virgin Media, has unveiled plans to help revolutionise on-street electric vehicle (EV) charging – and Loughborough academics will play a crucial role in making the vision a reality.
Experts examine how technology is being used to improve food manufacturing and outline the next steps for the industry
From using satellites to track asparagus crops, to measuring the lean meat percentage of pork using a high-tech camera, companies across the food manufacturing supply chain are embracing emerging technologies in new and interesting ways.
How hypothetical designs can help us think through our conversations about euthanasia
Belgian Paralympic athlete Marieke Vervoort revealed two years ago that in 2008, she had been approved to receive euthanasia.
Techno-fix futures will only accelerate climate chaos – don’t believe the hype
Thanks to the efforts of climate activists, the climate and ecological emergency has never been more prominent.
Student project which supports harvesting activities on campus shortlisted for Green Gown 2019 Awards
An initiative led by Loughborough academics, the University’s Sustainability team and artist Anne-Marie Culhane – in collaboration with Hiroshima Institute of Technology, Japan – has been announced as a finalist at this year’s Green Gown Awards.
World-leading scheme defined by Loughborough academics is launched in a bid to revolutionise lorry safety
A world-leading scheme to remove the most dangerous Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) from London’s streets has been launched today – and it was defined and developed by Loughborough researchers.
Academics part of £39m Ford project that looks to bring the next generation of electrified vehicles to the market faster
Loughborough University is working on a collaborative industry research project to develop digital engineering tools that will help bring the next generation of electrified commercial vehicles to the market much faster.
Future Transport Campaign: University launches new drive to promote game-changing research and innovations
Loughborough University is celebrating the academics and projects that look to revolutionise vehicles and the way we travel as part of a two-month initiative focussed on the future of transport.