11/05/23 – Project coordinator, Dr Jose Jimenez, was delighted to talk about the work of MIPLACE at ‘The Plastic Crisis’ seminar organised by the MPLS Doctoral Training Centre at the University of Oxford as part of their annual Grand Challenges Seminar Series.  Jose and three other speakers with interests in polymer science and sustainability, enzymatic break down of natural and synthetic polymers, and bioplastic development discussed how their pioneering research can help address plastic waste and contribute towards a more sustainable future. The event took place on Friday 5th May and was hosted by the Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Find out more here.