This week, a summer school focused on the current challenges of plastic recycling was organised in San Sebastian, Spain. On the 4th of October, our ESRs as well as students from POLYMAT and the University of the Basque Country had the opportunity to listen to presentations about the journey from the laboratory to the industry […]

Want to know more about plastic recycling, from lab to industry? Then the next summer school organised by the consortium of NATURE-EID is made for you! The event will take place in San Sebastian, Spain, on October 4 to 5. On the 4th of October, the Plastic Recycling Meeting will gather industrial and academic experts […]

The ESRs of the NATURE project together with students from POLYMAT attended a very nice workshop on communication skills delivered by Juan José Sáenz de la Torre Lasierra from Agata Communications. They learned tips on communicating through social networks, how to write articles adapted to their audience, outreach formats, or how to improve the design […]

Congratulations to our student, Flore Kilens (ESR 1), for being awarded the second prize “UBE Plastics Sustainability Awards” for her master’s thesis, from the Universitat JAUME I. 🏆 In this work entitled “Optimisation of the polycondensation of diols into polyether polyols organocatalyzed by acid-base mixtures”, Flore already investigated more sustainable catalysts for greener polymerisation reactions! […]

Last week the second NATURE network-wide training took place at the University of Birmingham . Dr. Olivier Talon, from Materia Nova (Belgium), imparted a very interesting training entitled ” Introduction to Life Cycle Assessment”. Over 2 days, our ESRs learnt the basics of the LCA metodology. Why is it necessary? How can we perform it? How can […]