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The Team

The University of Hull’s “Evolving a Circular Plastics Economy” project brings together a multi-disciplinary team of University academics with a wide range of companies and other organisations to investigate how new bio-based plastics, along with new ways of recovering and recycling plastics, can be adopted and implemented at large.

Our Researchers


PhD Studentships

  • Jana Busch (Geography)
  • Xin Zhang (Chemistry)
  • Yangyumin Xue (Computer Science)
  • Shamini Howshigan (Marketing & Psychology)


Working in Partnership

With thanks to our partners:

This is an interesting report and it was good to see elements of the project grounded in the real world with good amounts of external engagement, including with businesses and local authorities.
Andrew Woodend, DEFRA

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