Vote for Dr Sophie Cox

philanthropic research projectThe School of Chemical Engineering is delighted to have made it to the final of the University's Philanthropic Research Project.

Finalist Dr Sophie Cox, Lecturer at the School of Chemical Engineering and the Healthcare Technologies Institute, is leading a team who are engineering novel medical systems to fight antimicrobial resistance using honey. The team are working on creative ways to deliver a product including a spray, a cream, and also a powder which becomes a gel when applied to a wound, creating a protective barrier.

Please vote for the project here. Voting closes at midnight on Friday 11 May 2018.

Healthcare Technologies Institute

The Healthcare Technologies Institute is tackling one of the nine United Nation's Global Goals - ‘Good Health and Well-Being’. Find out how our researchers are finding new ways to combat antimicrobial resistance – one of the biggest challenges facing mankind.