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Royal Society Summer Exhibition 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.
FLOWER approved by the Interreg VA France (Channel) England Programme
FLOWER aims to develop innovative flax fibre reinforcements for sustainable composites applications in the marine, automotive and point-of-sale advertising sectors
Professor Paul Dupree named a 2017 Highly Cited Researcher
A strategy to improve the processing of softwood to sustainable biomaterials and biofuels
Our recently published paper in Biotechnology for Biofuels
Green method developed for making technical fibres
The team at the Centre for Natural Material Innovation has designed a super stretchy, strong and sustainable material that mimics the qualities of spider silk and viscose rayon, and is ‘spun’ from a material that is 98% water.
New journal article published by Professor Dupree
Cambridge Science Festival 2017 Natural Material Innovation
New publication in the Nature Communication: Folding of xylan onto cellulose fibrils in plant cell walls revealed by solid-state NMR
"Top of the tree: the case for wooden skyscrapers is not barking" in the Economist.
A New article published in Cambridge University Science Magazine Bluesci
The Festival of Plants 2016
Timber towers could transform London’s skyline
London’s first timber skyscraper could be a step closer to reality this week after Michael Ramage and Rob Foster presented Mayor of London Boris Johnson with conceptual plans for an 80-storey, 300metre high wooden building integrated within the Barbican.
The Guardian article: Seashells or spider silk: how nature could transform the structure of cities
New publication: Xylan decoration patterns and the plant secondary cell wall molecular architecture
Professor Paul Dupree: Highly Cited Researcher
the 8th Plant Biomechanics International Conference report (Darshil Shah)
Workshop with Industry

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Royal Society Summer Exhibition 2019

Jun 27, 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)

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

Jun 15, 2018

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

A strategy to improve the processing of softwood to sustainable biomaterials and biofuels

Sep 21, 2017

Our recently published paper in Biotechnology for Biofuels

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