Artistic render of the inside of a nuclear reactor
Video, 20 mins

Materials Matter: Sustainability for a Cleaner Planet

Flythrough video

Everything we use is made of materials, selected for their ability to do a job. Each selection will have an environmental impact, either positive or negative, from when they are extracted, processed, used, recycled to how they are disposed of. Based on research from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Stephen Birch and Dr Julian Dean show 5 key areas through a computer-generated interactive experience by designers Humanstudio, it reveals how new sustainable materials and processes are set to make a positive difference to our world. This video shows a 'flythough' of the experience.



The film

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