Cognitive textiles

Our collaborator Patricia Flanagan has created a YouTube post to promote the ‘Cognitive Textiles’ project, which the SSRL is really enthusiastic about being involved with.


DST visit to SSRL cancelled

On Monday April 6 Scientists from the Department of Defence Science and Technology ( was scheduled to visit our UNSW Facilities and personnel to initiate discussions on new spider silk initiatives with a focus on Defence. A full day of talks (by Sean Blamires, Patrick Spicer, Patricia Flanagan, Sean Li and others) and visits to…


Glow worm cave expedition

On Septmber 3 2018, Sean Blamires, Jonas Wolff and Deb Kane (Macquarie University) visited the Blue Mountians glow worm cave to sample the glow worm glues and photograph spiders. A sample of the photos are shown…