Steve Ranford from AgResearch Wool Academy Podcast

#051: Steve Ranford about wool research

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Steve Ranford is a Senior Scientist at AgResearch. In this podcast interview, he is talking about the important environmental role wool has to play in today’s world and why it is therefore important to continue research about one of the oldest fibres in the world. Steve covers topics such as biopolymers, biodegradability, isotopes and specifications.

About Steve Ranford

Steve Ranford is a Senior Scientists at AgResearch in New Zealand. During his whole career, Steve has been an important contributor to wool research making huge contributions to the wool industry. Steve is currently working on wool product development, sustainable processing and new tools for process control. His research experience covers the development of visual and infra-red spectrometry, mass spectrometry and sensing technology to provide rapid information on fibre and food products. Steve has recently developed a system for tracing the origin of wool fibres that integrates with current IWTO wool sampling and testing platforms.

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