Video: Plastic from waste sugar and carbon dioxide

Posted in: Public engagement, Research updates

Watch George Gregory's performance at the finals of The Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT). George talks about her research into improving plastic waste, with the help of a spoonful of sugar.

George is currently working on her PhD project on Cyclic carbonates from sugars and CO2 with Dr Antoine Buchard, Professor Matthew Davidson and Dr Ram Sharma.

Posted in: Public engagement, Research updates


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  • Hello George,
    You gave an interesting presentation but left me wanting to know more! Can you forward any information about the reactions and the likely energy balance e.g. per m.t of product?
    Rob Potter

  • Like you research... can you provide more info... would like to support your vision:-)