Engineering Virtual Taster Lecture Series - Biodegradability & The Impact Of Plastics On Microbiomes
25 March 2024, 12:30 pm–1:30 pm
Dr Luba Prout is a Researcher at UCL Biochemical Engineering and will present an online lecture on the subject: Biodegradability And The Impact Of Plastics On The Soil Microbiome: Can We Help Avoid A Climate Crisis?
This event is free.
Kim Morgan – UCL Biochemical Engineering02076799849
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Luba and Jack are members of the UCL Plastic Waste Hub, a multidisciplinary team of researchers, including scientists, engineers, designers, and social scientists, taking a design-led approach to the issue of plastic waste.
These taster lectures will give you a chance to find out about the subjects we teach and research. You'll be able to meet our lecturers and researchers, and you can put your questions to the team. We look forward to welcoming you.
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About the Speakers
Dr Luba Prout
Researcher at UCL Biochemical Engineering
Luba is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at UCL, focusing on biodegradable and pro-oxidant additive containing (PAC) plastics. Her current work explores the impact of these plastics on the soil microbiome and includes identifying and utilising organisms and enzymes capable of plastic degradation.More about Dr Luba Prout
Dr Jack Jeffries
Lecturer in Biocatalysis and Biocatalyst Engineering at UCLMore about Dr Jack Jeffries
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