Funded Projects

Apr 2023 Conditional and partial funding for a laser machine for denim processing, LaundRE
Apr 2023 Partial funding for a project to test technology to deliver Natural and Chemical Dye to Cellulosic Yarn and Fabric without the use of water or toxic chemicals, Hewitt Denim Mills
Apr 2023 Purchase of equipment and consumables to test a new method for the recycling of blended textile waste, Loughborough University
Sept 2022 To fund a Cobot end effector cutting tool, Manchester Fashion Institute
Sept 2022 Experiments in functionalisation of natural fibre for reinforcement in reinforced Polymeric composites, Carr Reinforcements
Apr 2022 “Untapped Potential – the turning point for UK fashion and textiles. A research project”, UK Fashion & Textile Association
Apr 2022 “Sustainability Strategy Programme Pilot”, Textile Centre of Excellence TCoE SSP Evaluation report
Apr 2022 BRISK 2: Hybrid Knitting”, Baltex
Sept 2021 “Bioindigo scale-up”, Bluegene Technologies
2018 Innovation Voucher Scheme NW Textnet.
2018 DESIGN FOR RECYCLING KNITWEAR: a framework for sorting, blending and cascading in the mechanical textile recycling industry. Support for Ph.D. Chelsea College of Arts and Design. External Link
2017 Textiles for Disassembly: how can design practice create models for disassembly for textiles in a circular economy? Partial support for Ph.D. Chelsea College of Arts and Design. External Link
2017-2018 Research into the labour conditions in the textiles and garment industry in Greater Manchester. Homeworkers International. External Link
2016-2018 Protective Efficiency of Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) against Byssinosis for Cotton Workers. UoM Materials Science Dept.
2015-2017 The UK Textiles Industry: Analysis and Prospects, “Coming Back? Capability and Precarity in UK Textile and Apparel”. UoM. External Link
2012-2014 Identifying exposure assessment decision rules to improve future epidemiological studies in the Cotton and Textile Industries, and beyond UoM
2010-2011 Child Workers and Industrial Health, 1780-1850 Oxford U
2008-2009 The role of base excision repair in regulating endotoxin induced inflammation. Occupational Health UoM and Environmental Sciences Salford U.
2006-2008 A Study of the Reaction of Macrophages to the Stimuli of Cotton Dust, LPS and Cyclic Pressure – End of Year Report August 2007
2006-2007 The incidence of occupational disease and work-related ill-health in textile workers in the UK: Occupational Health UoM
2007-2010 Prevalence of respiratory symptoms and exposure to cotton dust and bacterial endotoxin in material workers in Nepal. Edinburgh PhD
2007 To Build a small scale Cotton Gin for use by small farmers in developing countries. UoM

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