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A world first technology platform has received a Victorian Engineering Excellence Award.
Australia Plus feature Dr Hurren's research into the fabric used for motorcyclist clothing.
A new process to separate blends of cotton-polyester material provides a major breakthrough for recycling textile and other waste.
Dr Rangam Rajkhowa's silky solution to hearing loss.
IFM researchers show that compounds in silk cocoons have UV-protecting properties.
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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