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Writtle research helps to reduce the environmental impact of the food chain

09 May 2014

Writtle College research is helping to reduce the environmental impact of the food supply chain. The College has been working with Reynolds, one of the UK’s leading fresh fruit and vegetable suppliers, on a toolkit to enable food companies to …

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Glyndŵr scientists celebrate £600k technology grant success

07 May 2014

World-leading scientists at a pioneering technology centre are celebrating a £600,000 grant win. The team at Glyndŵr University’s OpTIC facility in St Asaph received the award from the Welsh Government’s A4B scheme. A4B is a six year £70million programme of …

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Innovative research at Winchester engages local community to share their ideas of tranquillity

02 May 2014

Local communities and organisations in the Purbeck area of Dorset are invited to share their ideas on tranquillity in a series of group meetings being held this month at West Lulworth (14 May) and Harman’s Cross (21 May). Local communities …

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Writtle academics achieve top awards to extend agricultural research

30 April 2014

Two Writtle College academics have been given top awards to enable them to push forward research in their areas. Dr Nicola Blackie, Senior Lecturer in Animal Science (Livestock Production and Welfare), is one of only five recipients nationally of bursaries …

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University of Worcester research centre joins new research projects to save UK forests, woods and trees

15 April 2014

The University of Worcester, along with partner institutions, has been successful in winning a £7m national research project to help save the UK’s forests, woods and trees. In recent years, new pests and diseases have emerged as significant risks to …

St Mary’s University academic shortlisted for research award

03 April 2014

Stuart Oliver, Programme Director for the undergraduate Geography programme at St Mary’s University, Twickenham, has been shortlisted for an award for his work on geographical research. Stuart was nominated for the Wiley–Blackwell Publishers Area Prize for New Research in Geography for his …

‘Research and Engagement Week’ at the University of Winchester

01 April 2014

Building on a tradition of day-long Research Symposia, the Research and Knowledge Exchange Centre at the University of Winchester first organised a series of events in 2012, culminating in the first Research and Engagement Week in 2013. The aim of …

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University of Chichester academic wins fellowship at Huntington to unearth history of British novelist

31 March 2014

A lecturer from the University of Chichester has been given a one-off opportunity to study at a leading institution after topping an international competition. Reader in English Literature Dr Fiona Price was named alongside just 150 scholars to be awarded …

Royal Agricultural University launches new Rural Innovation Centre

28 March 2014

Former Government Chief Scientific Advisor, Professor Sir John Beddington, officially launched the Royal Agricultural University’s (RAU) brand new Rural Innovation Centre (RIC) at Harnhill Manor Farm on Thursday 27 March. Leading industry professionals and representatives from BASF, Agrii, CCRI, FWAG …

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Leeds Trinity PhD student awarded recognition of excellence for thesis

21 March 2014

A PhD student supervised by Leeds Trinity University has been awarded a recommendation of research excellence for her thesis. ​Dr Helen Kingstone passed her Viva in November 2013, successfully defending her thesis: ‘Victorian Negotiations with the Recent Past: History, Fiction, Utopia’, …

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