Amber McCleary from Addiscombe is a 20 year old BSc (Hons) Forensic Psychology student currently studying at University of Portsmouth, former Old Palace of John Whitgift School and Coloma Convent Sixth form student.
The founding director of Copper Clothing who has devised an antimicrobial fabric impregnated with Copper ions. Although undertaking a Psychology degree, Amber has a strong belief and interest in the ‘power of copper’ and how beneficial the fabrics could potentially be. Amber’s aim is to supply the NHS with these fabrics in order to reduce the incidence of HCAI’s and to help save lives around the world.
Feeding the world: can we engineer away hunger?
"Five debates a day sounds a bit daunting beforehand, but I really loved it. The speakers are so knowledgeable and passionate about their chosen topic, and the amount of time dedicated to questions from the audience was great as it really brought in alternative views."
Exeter University student