Materials Research News
Waste seashells can solve waste water problem - 30 September 2013
The thousands of tonnes of waste seashells created by the edible seafood sector could be put to use by our Department of Chemical Engineering in a new waste water cleaning project.
New light-activated suncream will cut skin cancer - 21 August 2013
A new suncream ingredient developed by researchers from our Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology could soon an important role in suncreams as a UVA filter that could help cut the cases of skin cancer.
Researchers in our Physics and Pharmarcy & Pharmacology Departments are using a pioneering technique to study the properties and characteristics of our skin, in tests that could pave the way for new treatments for dermatitis, and for an improved understanding of the skin aging process.
Bamboo engineered panels at international conference - 13 June 2013
Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering presented at the 14th international conference on non-conventional materials .
Biochemists and Chemists have developed a new technique that could be used to detect a range of age-related conditions such as diabetes and dementia.