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Natural Material Innovation

Sustainable Living
 
Dr Darshil U. Shah
University Lecturer in Materials (Fixed-term)
01223760124
Dr Ian  P. Wood
Dr Guanglu   Wu
Post-doctoral Research Associate
(Polymer; Physical Chemistry; Supramolecular Chemistry)
Dr Li  Yu
Post-doctoral Research Associate
+44 (0)1223 333686

Latest news

Royal Society Summer Exhibition 2019

27 June 2019

Come visit us at our 'Timber Towers of Tomorrow' exhibit at The Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2019, London from the 1st to 7th July 2019 (10am to 6pm)

New insight into the structure of building blocks of plant biomass.

6 November 2018

In a paper recently published in Plant Physiology we investigate the structure and function of one of an important component of plant biomass – galactoglucomannan (GGM). The GGM is a polysaccharide, a polymer made from multiple sugar molecules joined together. It is one of the principal components of softwood, wood from...

FLOWER approved by the Interreg VA France (Channel) England Programme

15 June 2018

FLOWER aims to develop innovative flax fibre reinforcements for sustainable composites applications in the marine, automotive and point-of-sale advertising sectors