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16/04/20

Think piece on plastics and the pandemic

A consideration of plastic waste under COVID-19

26/02/20

One Pop! Bottle

Announcing our Artist-in-Residence Ruby Wright's new book about plastic recycling

09/01/20

Microbia project to recycle waste oil and diesel awarded £209k

Lead academics from the Plastics Hub to develop a bacterial solution to waste oil on MOD land

19/12/19

Summer studentship news

Announcing the research findings of our summer-studentship holders

18/12/19

Plastics Hub awarded funding for UCL's Grand Challenge of Human Wellbeing

Researchers to examine reusable coffee-cup use across UCL

07/11/19

Announcing the launch of the Big Compost Experiment

Take part in the Big Compost Experiment, a nationwide survey of home composting of biodegradable plastics

Plastic Waste Innovation Hub

About Us

The Plastic Waste Hub

We are a multidisciplinary team of researchers, including scientists, engineers, designers, and social scientists, taking a design-led approach to the issue of plastic waste.

Our core team

Ayşe Lisa Allison

Centre for Behaviour Change

Behaviour Change

Gema Amaya Santos

Chemical Engineering

Life Cycle Assessment

Esther Ambrose-Dempster

Chemistry

Organic Chemistry

Dr Silvia Anselmi

Chemistry

Biochemical Engineering

Larisha Apete

Arts and Sciences

Systems Dynamics & Life Cycle Assessment

Dr Jack Jeffries

Biochemical Engineering

Biochemistry

Dr Fabiana Lorencatto

Clinical, Educational, and Health Psychology

Behavioural Psychology

Dr Olwenn Martin

Arts and Sciences

Health & Environment

Christian Partik

Mechanical Engineering

Material Engineering

Dr Andrea Paulillo

Chemical Engineering

LCA

Polina Pencheva

Engineering

Design and policy

Dr Elze Porte

Mechanical Engineering

Material Engineering

Dr Luba Prout

Chemistry

Chemical Engineering

Nutcha Taneepanichskul

Mechanical Engineering

Automatic Sorting Technologies

Former Team Members

Miguel Casas Arredondo

Dr Kimberley Chandler

Charnett Chau

Chemical Engineering

Biochemical Engineering

Dr Leona Leipold

Dr Beth Munro

Plastic Waste Innovation Hub

Research Manager

Dr Candace Partridge

Dr Ana Rita Pinho

Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy (STEaPP)

Public Policy

Dr Gorjan Stojanovski

Biochemical Engineering

Biochemistry

Contact Us

UCL Plastic Waste Innovation Hub

Level 2, 90 Tottenham Court Road

London W1T 4TJ


For email enquiries please contact Danielle Purkiss:

danielle.purkiss@ucl.ac.uk