Turning e-waste into art at the University of Dundee (BBC News, Film)

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Prof Sandra Wilson is a jeweller and goldsmith at the University of Dundee.

She has been learning about turning e-waste into art as an artist-in-residence at the University of Edinburgh’s chemistry lab.

Using a method called hydrometallurgy, the team are using water-based acid solutions to salvage e-waste’s precious metals for art.

Filmed / edited by Ashleigh Swan

Produced by Martin Sharkey
Period23 Aug 2022
Held atBBC News, United Kingdom