It is with great sadness that the University of Birmingham must announce the passing of Professor John Fossey, School of Chemistry, on Friday 15 April, 2022.
Andrew Dove, Professor of Sustainable Polymer Chemistry, received a PMSE fellowship in recognition of his contributions to polymeric materials.
Research into sugar-based plastics shows the shape of things to come
Last semester was certainly an improvement on the previous academic year as restrictions allowed for in-person events to take place. And there's plenty more to come as their Secretary Isaac tells us.
Researchers have created a new family of polymers from sustainable sources that retain all of the same qualities as common plastics, but are also degradable and mechanically recyclable.
SATNAV are always looking for novel ways to communicate science and collaborate with other societies. This term has been no different with new partnerships and even a merge with another group! Chair Anna tells us more.
It's been a great semester for oSTEM, getting back into the rhythm of in-person coffee socials and running a speaker event again for the first time in several years. oSTEM Chair Jackie tells u more.