Jon López de Lacalle an Early Stage Researcher from POLYMAT-UPV/EHU (Spain) is also spending 5 months at Deakin University in Australia, under the supervision of Maria Forsyth. He will continue his work focused on the synthesis and characterization of new ionic polymers. In particular, he will study the use of PDES based on polyphenols for the separation of metals such as cobalt or nickel. Enjoy your secondment, Jon!