Chemical Physical & Mathematical Sciences

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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.

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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

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I am looking at the feasibility of using rushes as a renewable energy source.

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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’?

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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.

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I will be using data from the SOHO spacecraft (Solar and Heliospheric Observatory) to look for and hopefully discover new comets.

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This project investigates the amount of sugar in fizzy drinks compared to that in sports drinks.

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To find the minimum age of the universe using globular clusters and Hertzsprung Russell diagrams.

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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.

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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?