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Cellulose: Future technology for the world’s most utilised material

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If you have a question about this talk, please contact Dr Geoff Hale.

Anyone with an interest in the topic is very welcome. Light refreshments available from 19:00.

This talk will look at the most utilised material on the planet; cellulose. Central to all plant systems the polymer cellulose provides the building block for all plant material, and has and is used for a wide range of applications. The talk will show how economic power in the UK was once focused on cellulose and how in the future this material may once again provide the framework for our source new advances in the applications of materials, food and fuel. Emergent areas of research, such as the use of nanocellulose fibres will be presented with a view to developing products that can change lives.

This talk is part of the Cambridge and Anglian Materials Society meetings series.

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