Interesting opportunity - expert facilitator

Jonathan Thwaites is a physicist working at the University of Western Australia.  He specialises in renewable energy generation and biodiesel. Jonathan has previously run a few successful 'hands-on' workshops with mensheds and is happy to do some more on topics such as:

  • Electric bike generators from old exercise bikes
  • Home made wind turbines
  • Biodiesel in the back yard from used cooking oil

So if you want to get beyond the small wood and metal working projects have a look at the following links:

http://www.sustainability.fm.uwa.edu.au/welcome/wind_turbine__home_made

http://www.sustainability.fm.uwa.edu.au/welcome/exercise_bike_generator
http://www.sustainability.fm.uwa.edu.au/welcome/biodiesel/jonathons_biodiesel

Jonathan has featured on ABC TV and can be contacted on jonathanthwaites@uwa.edu.au