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  • Turning waste plastics into hydrogen ignites media interest

    Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council , 12th Sep 2018

    "EPSRC-funded researchers at Swansea University have attracted media attention following news that they have found a way to turn discarded plastic into hydrogen to fuel cars. The news grabbed headlines in the broadcast media and print press that covered the ground-breaking process."

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  • Plastic waste destroying oceans could be used to fuel cars

    CNET , 6th Sep 2018

    "The world's use of plastic is costing us, and our oceans, a high price. But thanks to scientists at the University of Swansea, there might be one solution to the waste that kills thousands of sea creatures every year."

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  • Distributed Ledger Technology

    POST - Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology , 6th Sep 2018

    Distributed ledger technology (DLT) is a type of digital records system that allows multiple identical copies of a ledger to be stored on different computers on a network and updated by multiple different users. This POSTbrief provides a technical overview of the different types of DLT and how they work. It discusses some of the main applications of DLT and highlights the benefits and challenges of the technology.

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  • Sunlight converts plastic waste to hydrogen fuel

    The Royal Society of Chemistry , 5th Sep 2018

    "UK scientists have discovered a simple sunlight-driven process to transform plastic waste into hydrogen and other useful chemicals."

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  • Plastic waste could power cars

    The Times of India , 5th Sep 2018

    "Light-absorbing material is added to the plastic before it is placed in an alkaline solution and then exposed to sunlight, which creates hydrogen, said researchers from Swansea University in the UK."

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