Ann Marks Memorial lecture 2019
Plastic: Fantastic, blessing or curse?
Dr. Barbara J Gabrys CPhys FinstP ( Member of Advisory Panel to the IOP Women in Physics Group)
Can you imagine modern life without plastic? A ubiquitous, yet, in recent years, increasingly maligned material. From being heralded a revolution in materials’ processing, to current end-of-life concerns, I will consider the pros and cons of plastics use, and ask what science is doing to revamp the image of this societally life changing product.