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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

Greenwich researcher named in “most inspiring” list

A Greenwich academic has been named as one of the most inspiring women of 2012.

Date of release: Thursday, January 24, 2013

Business research grant of more than one million euros

Business experts at the University of Greenwich have received a grant of more than one million euros to investigate the potentially devastating effects on society of price-based competition by governments and policy-makers.

Date of release: Wednesday, November 14, 2012

"Greener" research facilities for insects and plants at Medway

Thousands of insects and plants are now being studied in energy-efficient research facilities at the Medway Campus of the University of Greenwich. Specialist greenhouses and insectaries have been upgraded by the university, cutting CO2 emissions. These unusual laboratories reproduce hot, dry and humid habitats from around the world, allowing academic staff to find better ways of tackling pests and diseases that can damage crops, livestock, and human health.

Date of release: Friday, November 9, 2012

New professors for Business School

The Business School at the University of Greenwich has appointed two new professors, Professor David Gray and Professor Ozlem Onaran.

Date of release: Thursday, November 8, 2012

Boost for research into agriculture and climate change with new Professorial appointment

A leading plant physiologist has been appointed as Professor of Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change by the University of Greenwich, as part of major new initiative to extend research capacity across the institution.

Date of release: Friday, November 2, 2012

Experimental “green” power plant for University of Greenwich at Medway in €4 million European project

An experimental power plant is to be built at the University of Greenwich, as part of an innovative cross-channel project to find sustainable sources of green energy to meet the planet’s needs.

Date of release: Tuesday, October 30, 2012

New appointments in international law boost research

Two new senior posts in international law have been filled at the University of Greenwich, as part of an ongoing programme of investment in research across the institution.

Date of release: Thursday, October 25, 2012


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