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A new process to separate blends of cotton-polyester material provides a major breakthrough for recycling textile and other waste.
Deakin's jeans research strengthens safety below the belt.
Dr Rangam Rajkhowa's silky solution to hearing loss.
IFM researchers show that compounds in silk cocoons have UV-protecting properties.
Dr Jin Zhang wins Endeavour Fellowship.
Professor Xungai Wang
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The key issues for natural fibres are value adding and long-term sustainability. The group is tackling these challenges by developing more environmentally friendly ways of processing natural fibres, using natural fibres for novel applications and identifying, as well as bio-mimicking, the unique features of natural fibres and fibre structures.
Key research areas are:
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