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Read the highlights of our Annual Review for 2016 Articles

Our Annual Review for 2016 gives an excellent round-up of life at Greenwich including our world-leading research, impressive new facilities, high-achieving alumni and the many awards and accolades gained in the last year.

Vice Chancellor, Professor David Maguire says 'As a London university, we take pride in the diversity and internationality of our community, which informs our teaching, our research and our global conversations'.

The report shows our ground-breaking research undertaken by a wide-range of departments across the university, including:

  • Saving Soldiers Lives - Research by Dr Michael Okereke, Senior Lecturer in Engineering Mechanics.
  • Professor Andrew King and Dr John Morton, Senior Lecturers in the Department of Literature, Language and Theatre, published a new book on 19th Century Periodicals. The Routledge Handbook to Nineteenth-Century British Periodicals and Newspapers, co-edited along with Alexis Easley from the University of St. Thomas, USA.
  • The NRI's life-changing research in managing the rat population across the African continent and developing a mosquito trap to help reduce malaria.
  • Life-saving research from the Fire Safety Engineering Group.

It also provides an insight into life at Greenwich

The review also highlights impressive and important community ties.  Stonewall named our staff LGBT+ Network as 'Network Group of the Year' and we hosted the second, successful Greenwich Book Festival.

We're also proud of our students' achievements, including:

  • Heidi Stone who won 2016 Student Midwife of the Year award.
  • PhD Student Debbie Hopper from the Department of Pharmaceutical, Chemical & Environmental Sciences, won the GlaxoSmithKline Poster Award for her research in improving quality and cutting costs of medicinal tablets.
  • Tue Ann Nguyen was awarded Student of the Year at the university's Recognition Awards.

And there's more about the work by the Faculty of Architecture, Computing and Humanities and the Business School on Greenwich Bright, which links the university and its students with local businesses and community organisations, enabling students to use their skills in a way that adds value to their studies.

Impressive, new facilities were opened or are underway on each campus:

  • Two floodlit, all- weather sports pitches were opened at Avery Hill which will help deliver our academic programmes and allow us to expand the number of student teams and sports that we offer.
  • At Medway the Student Hub opened delivering a brand new entertainment and social space, for students who also helped shape its design.
  • And finally, at Greenwich work is well underway on the Dreadnought Building, which is being transformed into a modern teaching and learning centre.