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Find out more about University of Greenwich research, and the positive effects it's having all over the world.

Seaweed could be next new biofuel

New research to turn seaweed into liquid biofuel aims to overcome two main barriers to the plant becoming a major source of renewable energy.

Date of release: Thursday, February 20, 2014

Volunteers needed for passenger safety research

A vital research project to help improve the safety, security and comfort of passengers at railway stations and other public spaces requires hundreds of volunteers.

Date of release: Monday, February 17, 2014

New book shows how to bring history alive for primary school children

Using the local in history to inspire children’s learning is the subject of a new book published by two Greenwich academics.

Date of release: Monday, February 17, 2014

Algae research gives hope for renewable carbon-negative source of food and medicines

Bright pink-orange microalgae found in salt lakes and coastal waters could become a renewable source of food, plastics, health products and fuel as a result of new research announced this week.

Date of release: Thursday, February 13, 2014

Rat menace combated in new research

The major threats that rats and mice pose to millions of people in Africa are to be tackled by a new €1 million research project led by the Natural Resources Institute at the University of Greenwich.

Date of release: Friday, February 7, 2014

Benefits to children in food-growing research project

Growing food in schools makes an 'incredible difference' to children's lives, a research project at the University of Greenwich has found.

Date of release: Friday, January 31, 2014

Resilient nature of privacy online examined in book

Online privacy is still alive and thriving, according to a new book co-authored by a University of Greenwich economic sociologist.

Date of release: Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Taboo around child suffering broken in conference

The difficult subject of child death and suffering is being tackled at a conference held on February 1st by the University of Greenwich.

Date of release: Monday, January 27, 2014

‘Beauty’ of mosquito examined in lecture

The much maligned mosquito comes under the microscope in a public lecture at the University of Greenwich.

Date of release: Thursday, January 23, 2014

Commemorating WW1 troops' entertainment: "Cheering the warrior"

Entertaining the British Army during the horrors of the First World War is the subject of the first ‘University of Greenwich History Papers’ talk this year. The talk will be held at the Greenwich Heritage Centre, in Artillery Square, Woolwich, on Wednesday 22 January.

Date of release: Monday, January 20, 2014


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