Reasons for Research in Industry

In an academic research setting, projects are run to increase and develop understanding of specific areas of interest. In an industrial research setting, while some areas are looked into for understanding and interest, it is still a profit driven environment, dictated by the market and the laws which govern it. In some of my earlier […]

Up In Flames

As I am on a chemistry placement for my chemistry degree, I feel I should dedicate this blog entry to the chemistry I’m doing this year! DuPont Teijin Films (DTF, the company I’m working for this year) is a company which, unsurprisingly, designs and manufactures film; mainly based on polyethylene terephthalate, for use in all […]

Changing Perceptions

Here goes, my first ever blog entry! I’m a fourth year undergraduate chemistry student at the University of St Andrews, and this year I’m on my industrial placement year working for a company called DuPont Teijin Films (DTF: https://www.dupontteijinfilms.com/). DTF has its main Research and Development (R&D) centre at a site by Wilton, in North-East […]

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