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Photogrammetry method to evaluate shear modulus of laminated glass beams in torsion tests

Presentation / Conference
Uheida, K. (2019, November)
Photogrammetry method to evaluate shear modulus of laminated glass beams in torsion tests. Presented at SRPe Annual Conference 2019, Glasgow
An exhibition and demonstration at the annual Scottish Research Partnership in Engineering Conference on the use of photogrammetry and machine vision techniques to evaluate th...

Collaborative Innovation: Reflections on Research for Smart Textiles in a Theatre and Performance Context

Conference Proceeding
Robertson, S., Taylor, S., & Bletcher, J. (2019)
Collaborative Innovation: Reflections on Research for Smart Textiles in a Theatre and Performance Context. https://doi.org/10.17028/rd.lboro.9741296.v1
This paper presents interdisciplinary research initiated through collaboration in the area of smart textiles, prompted by the Scottish Textile Industry’s 10-year Strategy (acc...

Experimental assessment of stiffness and damping in rubber-sand mixtures at various strain levels

Conference Proceeding
Bernal-Sanchez, J., Mcdougall, J., Barreto, D., Marinelli, A., Dimitriadi, V., Anbazhagan, P., & Miranda, M. (2019)
Experimental assessment of stiffness and damping in rubber-sand mixtures at various strain levels. In Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering for Protection and Development of Environment and Constructions, (1403-1410
The dynamic properties of shredded rubber-soil mixtures (ShRm), comprising a sub-rounded quartz sand combined with small rubber shreds at 0, 10, 20, 30% by mass, were investig...

Surface functionalisation by the introduction of self-healing properties into electroless Ni-P coatings

Journal Article
Stankiewicz, A., Kefallinou, Z., Mordarski, G., Jagoda, Z., & Spencer, B. (2019)
Surface functionalisation by the introduction of self-healing properties into electroless Ni-P coatings. Electrochimica Acta, 297, 427-434. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.electacta.2018.12.026
Ni-P∖alginate microgels coatings, as potential metallic protective coatings with self-healing properties, were deposited by the electroless method. The alginate microgels cont...

Graphene-Oxide and Hydrogel Coated FBG-Based pH Sensor for Biomedical Applications

Journal Article
Binetti, L., Stankiewicz, A., & Alwis, L. S. M. (2018)
Graphene-Oxide and Hydrogel Coated FBG-Based pH Sensor for Biomedical Applications. Proceedings, 2(13), 789. https://doi.org/10.3390/proceedings2130789
A hydrogel coated fibre grating-based pH sensor for biomedical applications has been realised, where Graphene Oxide (GO) had been used to enhance the bonding between the coati...

Investigating the fracture behavior of Portland limestone: an experimental study

Journal Article
Marinelli, A., & Stewart, M. (2018)
Investigating the fracture behavior of Portland limestone: an experimental study. Procedia Structural Integrity, 10, 104-111
An experimental investigation of the mechanical and fracture characteristics of the ‘Grove Whitbed’ Portland limestone is undertaken with the aim to enhance understanding of t...

Surface functionalisation by the introduction of self-healing properties into electroless Ni -P

Presentation / Conference
Stankiewicz, A., Kefallinou, Z., Mordarski, G., Jagoda, Z., & Spencer, B. (2018, July)
Surface functionalisation by the introduction of self-healing properties into electroless Ni -P. Poster presented at Electrochemical Methods in Corrosion Research 2018
Ni-P\alginate microgels coatings, as potential metallic protective coatings with self-healing properties, were deposited by the electroless method. The alginate microgels cont...

3D-printing ‘Ocean plastic’–Fostering childrens’ engagement with sustainability

Journal Article
Vones, K., Allan, D., Lambert, I., & Vettese, S. (2018)
3D-printing ‘Ocean plastic’–Fostering childrens’ engagement with sustainability. Materials Today Communications, 16, 56-59. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtcomm.2018.04.001
Ocean plastic pollution has been identified as one of the biggest environmental threats of our time. As large islands of plastic waste such as the Pacific Gyre amass through t...

Aqueous morpholine pre-treatment in cellulose nanofibril (CNF) production: comparison with carboxymethylation and TEMPO oxidisation pre-treatment methods

Journal Article
Onyianta, A. J., Dorris, M., & Williams, R. (2017)
Aqueous morpholine pre-treatment in cellulose nanofibril (CNF) production: comparison with carboxymethylation and TEMPO oxidisation pre-treatment methods. Cellulose, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10570-017-1631-0
In this study, pulped cellulose fibres were pre-treated with aqueous morpholine prior to mechanical disruption in the production of cellulose nanofibrils (CNF). The properties...

Schmuckmachen im 21. Jahrhundert

Exhibition / Performance
Vones, K. Schmuckmachen im 21. Jahrhundert. Exhibited at Vienna. 5 October 2017 - 12 November 2017. (Unpublished)

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Vones, K. Schmuckmachen im 21. Jahrhundert. Exhibited at Vienna. 5 October 2017 - 12 November 2017. (Unpublished
This exhibition took place in Gallery V&V in Vienna and was curated by Birgit Laken and Anarkik3D founder Ann Marie Shillito on a theme od 3D printed jewellery
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Development of improved nanocellulose based rheology modifiers for personal care products

2021 - 2021
With an ever increasing push towards sustainability and environmentally friendly products, Unilever is actively evaluating bio-based functional materials for use in Home and Personal Care products (HP...
Funder: University of Stratchlyde (Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre) | Value: £24,828

Shinty Caman

2021 - 2021
Interface request The ancient art of making shinty sticks – or camans – in Scotland is under threat of dying out. Investigate the required properties and characterise the properties of Shinty stick...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Seaweed CNF reinforced composites for cycle seat padding

2021 - 2021
This is for an Innovation voucher to enable comparative testing of seaweed CNF based composites with existing silicone based material used in seat padding for cycling. The industrial partner is Endura...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £13,043

An Innovative Method for Producing Ultra-High Elastic Piezoelectric Nanofibrous Composites Layers using Solution-Blowing Technique

2020 - 2021
The project has an ambitious aim to develop an innovative semi-industrial system based on a solution-blowing spinning (SBS) technique to produce ultra-high elastic piezoelectric (UHEP) nano-structures...
Funder: British Council | Value: £59,479

Nanocellulose arabica gum composites

2019 - 2020
This project will cast films from a nanocellulose (CNF) composite with arabica gum. Arabica gum will be added at different loading concentrations and composites will be assessed for general appearanc...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

CupClean - fast coffee cup cleaner

2019 - 2019
This project is to assist in the research of cleaning coffee cups to a standard acceptable for public use. The research will be used in the development of a product that can be installed in office sp...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,958

Nano cellulose from residue seaweed

2018 - 2019
Novel extraction techniques for cellulose form seaweed
Funder: Zero Waste Scotland | Value: £68,226

Circular design of emergency sheltering for Africa: a holistic approach

2018 - 2019
Africa is the continent with the highest number of displaced people due to wars, humanitarian crises, resource scarcity, and extreme climate events. Emergency sheltering always sets out with the best ...
Funder: Royal Academy of Engineering | Value: £38,887

Ocean Plastic: Developing a Model for localised Remanufacturing

2018 - 2019
The objective of this research study is to develop a prototype model for gathering and reusing ocean plastic in-situ. The proposal is to visit a number of beachside locations along the Scottish West C...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £9,988

Informational Database for Sustainable and Energy Efficient materials in sub-Saharan Africa

2018 - 2019
The population in Africa is growing rapidly, and thus the urbanization is accelerated. The need for detailed information on the performance of materials is a crucial part of the decision-making proces...
Funder: Royal Academy of Engineering
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