Dr Morwenna Spear

Research Fellow


Postgraduate Project Opportunities

Wood modification and characterisation of modified timbers. Many aspects of the chemical and physical changes occurring during wood modification remain of interest to enhance the fundamental understanding of property changes achieved.

Postgraduate Project Opportunities

Characterisation of mechanical and physical properties, wood anatomy and chemical composition of under utilised timber species. Assessment of suitability for new applications in wood based composites and panel products.

Education / academic qualifications

  • 2002 - Compatibilisation of natural fibres for use in polypropylene matrix composites
  • 1997 - BSc , Forestry and Forest Products BSc (hons)
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