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Times Higher Awards - Greenwich does the double again

The University of Greenwich has again been shortlisted for double honours in the annual Times Higher Education awards.

Date of release: Thursday, September 23, 2010

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Four "world-class" professors join science team at University of Greenwich

The University of Greenwich's School of Science has appointed four new professors to join its team at the Medway Campus.

Date of release: Thursday, September 16, 2010

University of Greenwich helps launch unique research project into ship evacuations

A research team led by the University of Greenwich has carried out a ground-breaking experiment in ship evacuation and safety procedures which could set the benchmark for future maritime law. The research team was made up of 11 members of the European Union, Framework 7 funded project SAFEGUARD.

Date of release: Tuesday, September 7, 2010

University of Greenwich research students present new ideas to universities minister

Three postgraduate students from the University of Greenwich presented their research work to David Willetts MP, the new Minister for Universities and Science at a reception at the House of Commons.

Date of release: Friday, July 16, 2010

University of Greenwich to help boost Namibia's economy

Namibia's rich source of natural oils, fruits and wild plants are in increasing demand around the world for their cosmetic, medicinal and health-giving properties. Now the University of Greenwich is helping local people bring their harvests to the global market and boost their economy.

Date of release: Friday, July 16, 2010

University law research to help honeybees

The health and welfare of UK honeybees are under threat from a combination of pests, pathogens and pesticides. Yet some of the problems facing honeybees and leading to the collapse of many hives may be made worse if there are no adequate laws and regulations in place to protect them.

Date of release: Thursday, July 8, 2010

University appoints security studies expert to lead Greenwich Maritime Institute

The University of Greenwich has appointed a security studies expert, Professor Christopher Bellamy, to be the new Director of the Greenwich Maritime Institute (GMI). This multidisciplinary centre for postgraduate teaching, research and consultancy works in the fields of maritime policy, history, economics and labour relations with a particular emphasis on the global nature of modern shipping.

Date of release: Wednesday, July 7, 2010

University team scoops top European Pharmacy prize

A University of Greenwich project raising higher education standards in Europe for people deciding which drugs should be available for distribution has gained a top accolade from the European Association of Faculties of Pharmacy.

Date of release: Wednesday, July 7, 2010

University hosts international conference on job skills

The University of Greenwich at Medway is leading part of an international project aiming to provide postgraduate students in sub-Saharan Africa with the high-level skills and entrepreneurial flair now being demanded by employers. Representatives of three Nigerian, one South African and three UK universities held an Education Partnerships in Africa project conference at the University of Greenwich's School of Engineering, at Chatham Maritime, on Tuesday, June 22.

Date of release: Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Lottery grant to help improve the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people

The University of Greenwich, the Metro Centre and Ergo Consulting have jointly won funding for research into the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) young people. An award of £500,000 from the Big Lottery Fund Research Programme will be used to fund a national survey across England of 15,000 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people aged 16 to 24.

Date of release: Friday, June 18, 2010


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