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Natural Material Innovation

Sustainable Living

We are always looking for talented researchers to join us.

We are a multidisciplinary group including architects, biochemists, chemists, engineers, materials scientists, mathematicians and plant scientists. We would welcome contact from researchers who have secured or are looking to secure independent funding to undertake research which unlocks new uses of natural materials

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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...