Chemical Physical & Mathematical Sciences
SCOBY produces cellulose fibres. Ways to waterproof the material for clothing and its possible use for the removal of metal ions from water are investigated.
Using the starch in banana peels to synthesise a type of nylon with superior properties to regular nylon 6/6 in a cheap and eco-friendly way
I am looking at the feasibility of using rushes as a renewable energy source.
An investigation of different types of biscuits for their ability to withstand ‘dunking’ in various drinks of various temperatures. Which biscuit is the best ‘dunker’?
I will be comparing the the electrical efficiency of the kettle to one that is insulated and under pressure and will estimate the power saved.
I will be using data from the SOHO spacecraft (Solar and Heliospheric Observatory) to look for and hopefully discover new comets.
This project investigates the amount of sugar in fizzy drinks compared to that in sports drinks.
To find the minimum age of the universe using globular clusters and Hertzsprung Russell diagrams.
Investigating the possibility of converting waste coffee grounds into bio-fuel pellets to be used as a wood pellet substitute or an alternative fuel for barbecues.
This project investigates different types of honey for antibacterial action against the gram negative bacteria e.coli and the gram positive bacteria b.subtillis. Is Manuka best?