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Polymers capable of Self-Repair

  • Full or part time
  • Application Deadline
    Applications accepted all year round
  • Self-Funded PhD Students Only
    Self-Funded PhD Students Only

About This PhD Project

Project Description

A synthetic-focussed project, this will target the generation and materials assessment of novel polymers that are capable of either autonomous or stimuli-responsive repair in order to recover the mechanical characteristics of the pristine material.


An adhesive elastomeric supramolecular polyurethane healable at body temperature, A Feula, X Tang, I Giannakopoulos, A M Chippindale, I W Hamley, F Greco, C P Buckley, C R Siviour and W Hayes, Chem. Sci., 2016, 7, 4291-4300

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