Polymer Videos

IUPAC channel on YouTube

A brisk journey through the past, present, and future of synthetic polymers (‘plastics’) with IUPAC Polymer Education Subcommittee member Dr Marloes Peeters.

The story of the discovery by Otto Wichterle and Drahoslav Lim of poly(hydroxyethyl methacrylate) hydrogels and their use in making the first soft contact lenses. Presented by IUPAC Polymer Education Subcommittee member Dr Marloes Peeters.