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Technology tops conference agenda

Education professionals from the UK and overseas will gather at Greenwich for the 11th annual Academic Practice and Technology (APT) conference on Tuesday 2 July.

Date of release: Tuesday, June 18, 2013

What water services does society want?

Is the pendulum swinging back towards public ownership of water services? And what prompts society to accept or reject decisions taken on their behalf by technocrats and politicians? These are among the questions to be discussed at the second in the series of Water Talks held by the University of Greenwich on Thursday 20 June.

Date of release: Monday, June 17, 2013

University racing to help students in difficulties

Record numbers of staff and students from the University of Greenwich are tackling the British 10k London Run in a bid to raise over £20,000 for students in hardship.

Date of release: Thursday, June 6, 2013

Architecture at Greenwich goes on the Royal Society map

A leading Greenwich architectural designer has given a podcast to the Royal Society about her work on the shape of cities in the future.

Date of release: Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Could the mosquito’s ‘buzz’ be its downfall?

Scientists at the university’s Natural Resources Institute (NRI) and the University of Brighton have won a £194,000 grant from The Leverhulme Trust to study the mosquito’s ‘buzzing’ sound in a bid to hinder the spread of malaria. The disease is estimated to kill up to 3,000 people, mainly children, every day.

Date of release: Friday, March 22, 2013

Business expert’s local advice goes international

A wealth of national and international media has featured the views of University of Greenwich business expert Peter Vlachos in recent days.

Date of release: Monday, March 18, 2013

Key new book for language teachers

A new textbook aimed at helping language teachers enhance their skills has been written by a University of Greenwich professor.

Date of release: Thursday, March 7, 2013

Wages are declining as a share of national income: conference at Greenwich

The declining share of wages in national income and the reasons for these trends will be debated at an international conference at the University of Greenwich.

Date of release: Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Professor shares his vision for the future of farming in Kent

Agriculture in the “garden of England” may be dramatically different in the decades to come but, with the right planning, farmers will be able to adapt to the challenges of climate change. That’s the message from Professor Chris Atkinson of the University of Greenwich who will be speaking at a special public event to mark Climate Week on Wednesday 6 March.

Date of release: Friday, February 22, 2013

Poor farming communities to benefit from new research into viruses that damage yam crops

The University of Greenwich’s Natural Resources Institute has received a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support research to detect damaging viruses, which can reduce the yield of valuable yam crops for smallholder farming communities in West Africa and other parts of the developing world.

Date of release: Friday, February 8, 2013


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