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Supercharged careers

Alumnus Phil Greenland chose to study Computer Science as he had an interest in mathematics and problem solving. He was looking to find out how computers work, how computation is performed and how computers can be used to solve problems effectively. Now this supercharged graduate works at McLaren Applied Technologies Ltd (MAT).

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Fuel is a critical element in the fight against global warming, especially as global energy consumption grows along with our ever-increasing population. This is where biofuels can help. Samarthia Thankappan from the Environment Department talks us through how ‘trashanol’ – household waste converted into fuel – can help us to prevent pollution, reduce demand for landfills and even avoid global food shortages.

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