Bioplastics and Biocomposites Conference

An interesting one-day conference was hosted by IFM and the Hub on Friday 22nd February. The conference was organised by a visiting delegation from the Institute for Bioplastics and Biocomposites, Hochschule Hannover, as part of a German government funded initiative designed to grow an international network on bioeconomy research. The delegation also included colleagues from…

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Endeavour Executive Leadership Award

Congratulations to Joe Razal! A/Prof Joe Razal was recently awarded an Endeavour Executive Leadership Award. These awards, from the Australian Government Department of Education and Training, aim to increase international research engagement through funding recipients to spend some time in an overseas laboratory, developing their knowledge and expertise. Joe will use the award to visit…

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RSV Lecture, Avalon Air Show & Innovate Expo

The Hub has been out and about recently with the Avalon Air Show, Geelong’s Innovate Expo and a Royal Society of Victoria event on Fashionable Science. The Royal Society of Victoria holds regular lectures on a range of interesting scientific topics. On February 28th the lecture was on Fashionable Science and featured 4 scientists working…

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3rd Future Fibres Symposium

The Hub was proud to host the 3rd Symposium at Deakin on the 18/19th February. This year featured four fantastic international guest speakers – Prof Greg Rutledge from MIT spoke on process-structure-property relationships in electrospinning, Prof David Kaplan from Tufts University shared many fascinating research projects his group is undertaking on silk materials. Prof Jeff…

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