Live chat with Biomolecular Engineer Chantelle Loevborg

Welcome to our latest chat write-up (29 chats and counting!), this time with Chantelle Loevborg. Chantelle grew up in the US and has a BSc in Biomolecular Engineering. She then moved to Australia and in 2012 she finished her PhD on the study of biological surfactants and drug delivery applications. She then had a baby … Continue reading Live chat with Biomolecular Engineer Chantelle Loevborg

Second live chat with water scientists Mark and Adrian

Hello and welcome to our 27th live chat with our favourite water scientists and Nappy Science Gang helpers, Mark Smith and Adrian Clark! We spoke to them many months ago, right at the start of our project, when we were trying to get our heads around the science of water, detergents and washing machines. Now, … Continue reading Second live chat with water scientists Mark and Adrian

Live chat with detergent scientist Jessica Liley

For our sixth live chat we had the pleasure of having with us Jessica Liley, who did her PhD on detergents and how to make them more environmentally friendly. She investigated the use of alternative "bio" detergents for use in laundry products, in the hope of ultimately replacing synthetic chemicals (surfactants) with biological ones (biosurfactants) … Continue reading Live chat with detergent scientist Jessica Liley