Towards new discovery in Polymer chemistry

Welcome to the Willcock polymer group, based in the Materials Department at Loughborough University. Our research focuses on tuning the properties of polymers by controlling their architecture and morphology, with a particular focus on stimuli responsive materials. 

We currently have seven postgraduate students and a postdoctoral research assistant in the group. If you are interested in joining the Willcock group please contact Helen for an informal discussion about opportunities, or if you would like to apply for external funding to join the group. We are always looking for keen scientists to join the team!

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The Group Past and Present

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Recent News

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AACME Research Day

The group attended the School of Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering Research Day, with oral presentations from Tom, Edrea, James and Mitra, and a poster presentation from Caty.

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Tom Starts an Internship with WRAP

Thomas has recently begun an internship for the Waste & Resources Action Programme (more commonly known as WRAP) as an intern analyst to support their various projects.  

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Charlie Passes his Viva

Well done Charlie, best of luck for the future!

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Congratulations Tom!

Tom Passed his viva, we are all so pleased for you!

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Jordan Wins Research Day Prize

Jordan presented his most recent work at the research day and won first prize, well done Jordan!

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