Upcycling denim jeans to artificial cartilage

Denim jeans could be transformed into artificial cartilage for joint reconstruction thanks to advanced textile recycling methods pioneered by Hub researchers at Deakin University. Hub Chief Investigator Dr Nolene Byrne and Hub PhD candidate Beini Zeng have discovered how to dissolve denim and manipulate the remains into an aerogel – a low density material with…

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2nd Future Fibres Symposium

The 2nd Future Fibres Symposium was held at Deakin University on 6/7th August. The event provided an opportunity for Hub members to come together to share research updates, catch-up with each other, and learn from some international guest speakers. Day One Day one was open to other attendees with 130 people registering for the event….

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