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New research reveals why 55 people died in 1985 Manchester Airport fire

Research by the University of Greenwich has explained for the first time why 55 people lost their lives when fire swept through British Airtours flight 28M.

Date of release: Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Civil engineering degrees gain professional seal of approval

Four Greenwich courses designed for students keen to construct the roads, buildings, bridges, canals and dams of the future have again gained full accreditation for fulfilling worldwide professional civil engineering standards

Date of release: Monday, April 10, 2017

Victorian scholars award top prize to University of Greenwich experts’ book

A book which aims to redefine the way 19th century British media is seen today has earned its University of Greenwich co-editors a prestigious publishing prize.

Date of release: Friday, April 7, 2017

Greenwich Portraits shortlisted for Times Higher award

Greenwich Portraits, a communications campaign celebrating 27 outstanding alumni, has put the University of Greenwich on the shortlist for a prestigious Times Higher Education award.

Date of release: Thursday, April 6, 2017

Design innovation event features award-winning University of Greenwich building

Some of the cutting-edge sustainability initiatives at the University of Greenwich will be on show as part of a week-long celebration of London’s design innovation.

Date of release: Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Spectacular TV Robot Wars contest sees Carbide triumph over Trolley Rage2

The University of Greenwich robot, Trolley Rage2, lost out to Carbide in the BBC2 Robot Wars heats on Sunday evening.

Date of release: Monday, April 3, 2017

‘A fantastic space’: Student Hub celebrates its official opening

The £5 million Student Hub at the Medway Campus celebrated its official opening with a visit from the Vice-Chancellors of the universities of Greenwich and Kent.

Date of release: Friday, March 31, 2017

Varsity contests launch Greenwich’s super sports pitches

A £1.7 million investment in sports began to pay off as the University of Greenwich unveiled its state-of-the-art sports pitches in a ceremony at its Avery Hill Campus on Wednesday (29 March)

Date of release: Thursday, March 30, 2017

Rockefeller Foundation announces $500,000 funding for university’s “Cassava Bag”

An innovative idea to extend the shelf life of cassava, the staple food of some of the world’s poorest communities, is to be funded by the Rockefeller Foundation.

Date of release: Thursday, March 30, 2017

International Week success at Business School

Greenwich’s Business School welcomed eight overseas education partners to its first International Week at the university’s UNESCO World Heritage site campus.

Date of release: Wednesday, March 29, 2017


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