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Plastic waste: Redefining 'single-use'

Professor Tony Ryan is leading a pioneering new £1 million project to help tackle the billions of tons of plastic waste around the world.

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Researchers establish new way to measure molecules

Dr Tim Craggs contributed to a major worldwide study to measure exact distances within molecules down to the scale of one millionth of the width of a human hair. Two of our students built the microscope that helped make it possible.

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