Biodegradation of Wool
Microfibre Pollution and the Marine Biodegradation of Wool (Case Study). AgResearch, March 2020
Clothing lifespans: what should be measured and how. Klepp, I.G.; Laitala, K.; Wiedemann, S. Clothing Lifespans: What Should Be Measured and How. Sustainability 2020, 12, 6219. https://doi.org/10.3390/su12156219
Environmental impacts associated with the production, use, and end-of-life of a woollen garment. Wiedemann, S., Biggs, L., Nebel, B. et al. Int J Life Cycle Assess 25, 1486–1499 (2020).
Reducing environmental impacts from garments through best practice garment use and care, using the example of a Merino wool sweater. Wiedemann, S.G., Biggs, L., Nguyen, Q.V. et al. Int J Life Cycle Assess 26, 1188–1197 (2021).
Application of life cycle assessment to sheep production systems: Investigating co-production of wool and meat using case studies from major global producers. Wiedemann S, Ledgard S, Henry BK, Yan M, Mao N, Russell SJ (2015) Int J LCA 20: 463-476.
Review of Methodological Choices in LCA-Based Textile and Apparel Rating Tools: Key Issues and Recommendations Relating to Assessment of Fabrics Made From Natural Fibre Types.
Watson, K.J.; Wiedemann, S.G. Sustainability 2019, 11, 3846.
Health & Wellness
Wool & Skin Health
Debunking the Myth of Wool Allergy: Reviewing the Evidence for Immune and Non-immune Cutaneous Reactions. Michaela Zallmann, Pete K. Smith, Mimi L.K. Tang, Lynda J. Spelman, Jennifer L. Cahill, Gabriele Wortmann, Constance H. Katelaris, Katrina J. Allen, John C. Su. DOI: 10.2340/00015555-2655
Determining Effects of Superfine Sheep wool in INfantile Eczema (DESSINE): a randomized paediatric crossover study. J.C. Su, R. Dailey, M. Zallmann, E. Leins, L. Taresch, S. Donath, S.S. Heah, A.J. Lowe. First published: 09 February 2017
Effects of Merino Wool on Atopic Dermatitis Using Clinical, Quality of Life, and Physiological Outcome Measures. Fowler, Joseph F. Jr MD, FAAD; Fowler, Lynn M. BSN, RN; Lorenz, Douglas PhD. Dermatitis: 5/6 2019 – Volume 30 – Issue 3 – p 198-206 doi: 10.1097/DER.0000000000000449
An Investigator Blinded, Clinical Trial Assessing the Efficacy of Superfine Merino Wool Base Layer Garments (SMWBG) in Children with Atopic Dermatitis (AD) Measuring SCORAD1, EASI2, POEM3 and DSA4 Scores. Spelman Lynda Jane, Supranowicz Madeleine Jane, Davidson Kurt Alan, Johnston Jesse James, Yau Benny and Holland Teagan Lea. Received: July 12, 2018; Published: July 19, 2018. Biomedical Journal of Scientific & Technical Research Volume 7- Issue 1: 2018