Monthly Archives: October 2016

Applications invited for the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Polymers, Soft Matter and Colloids

We are currently inviting applications for the 2017 cohort of the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral training in Polymers, Soft Matter and Colloids. Study for a distinctive PhD degree at The University of Sheffield that offers: ● A choice of CASE research projects with various industrial sponsors ● An intensive one-week training course in Polymer Science […]

Posted on Friday, October 14th, 2016 in News.

Anti-microbial Graft Co-polymer Gels

In 2008, researchers at the University of Sheffield published work regarding the synthesis of a triblock copolymer which formed a biocompatible gel suitable for use in wound dressings.1  Unexpectedly, these gels also exhibited antimicrobial activity towards a range of microorganisms.2 This work has recently been further studied in a collaboration between the Department of Chemistry, […]

Posted on Friday, October 14th, 2016 in News, Publications.