Environmental Applications

The Environmental Applications group research focuses on developing and analysing novel materials for environmental applications in the real-world.

Recent research demonstrates the potential usefulness of atmospheric plasmas for preventing hospital-acquired infections.

Read the paper: Efficacy of atmospheric pressure dielectric barrier discharge for inactivating airborne pathogens

The group has the expertise to tackle contemporary research challenges in environmental, sustainability and waste issues. It is also a leader in molecular imprinting, a highly specialised technique used in chemical sensing, and its potential uses in the areas of biological and environmental research.

Read about the work of the Environmental Applications group

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OU academic to speak at the Tate Modern on the role of research in international solidarity

An OU academic is to highlight the role of research in strengthening solidarity between people with different experiences when she speaks at the Tate Modern, London this week (Thursday 23 January 2020).

20th January 2020
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