ICTP 2023 Keynote Speech by Professor Julian Allwood

Was Absolute Zero right?

Three years on from the publication of the groundbreaking Absolute Zero, now one of the top 10 most-downloaded documents from any UK university on record, the lead author, Professor Julian Allwood, returns to the data to ask: does UK FIRES stand by their prediction?

Absolute Zero was...Read more

Response to IEA heavy industry report

Ahead of COP27, Julian Allwood responds to a proposal about “Near zero emissions” steel production in the recent IEA report “Achieving Net Zero Heavy Industry Sectors”. His letter expresses concern about the IEA’s proposal to focus on relative reductions in emissions rather than total emissions...Read more

Working with the Use Less Group

As I approach the end of my PhD, I look back at the four years I spent working in the Use Less Group and I realise how lucky I have been to do research in such a fantastic environment. I have just completed my “PhD viva”, which is the oral examination in which students defend their thesis – a...Read more