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Michael Joyes

Mike graduated from the University of Bath in 2014 with an MChem, which included a year-long work placement at the ESRF in Grenoble, France working on MOFs for gas adsorption. His final year project focused on synthesising initiators for the polymerisation of Lactide. Other interests include sports such as squash, football and swimming, playing guitar and helping those who stutter to become better speakers.

  • Group 4 Catalysts for Polyethylene Furanoate (PEF) synthesis with Professor Matthew Davidson, Dr Matthew Jones and Dr Emma Patterson; Industrial Partner: Corbion – PhD project
  • Terpene Feedstock for Polyester Formation with Dr Matthew Jones and Dr Davide Mattia — 2nd MRes project
  • Fe-graphene catalysts for the conversion of carbon dioxide to hydrocarbons with Dr Davide Mattia and Dr Matthew Jones — 1st MRes project