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Collaborative research project launched to advance Women’s Communal Land Rights in Africa
11
Sep

Collaborative research project launched to advance Women’s...

Coventry University academics have received funding to advance Women’s Communal Land Rights (WCLR) in East and West Africa as they aim to address the research gap...

2020

Postgraduate candidate explains why Coventry University was the best place to expand her undergraduate degree into a PhD
03
Sep

Postgraduate candidate explains why Coventry University was...

We asked Anya Goncalves Geiger, a PhD researcher in the Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience (CAWR), why she decided to undertake her postgraduate studies...

2020

Coventry University researchers receive funding to explore the peaceful resolution of the 'Anglophone crisis' in Cameroon
01
Sep

Coventry University researchers receive funding to explore...

Coventry University’s Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations (CTPSR) is part of a project exploring possible resolutions to a civil war that has displaced...

Research news

2020

Social supermarket still serving Coventry despite Coronavirus outbreak
30
Apr

Social supermarket still serving Coventry despite...

A social supermarket selling cut-price food has had a challenging first month of operations as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak but is still providing a crucial service...

Research news

2020

Coventry University-led research to benefit Kenyan small-scale livestock farmers
30
Mar

Coventry University-led research to benefit Kenyan...

Farming families in rural Kenya could benefit from new research led by Coventry University which aims to show how to improve grazing and livestock performance.

Research news

2020

Nourishing Life. Territories of Life and Food Sovereignty – a new policy brief
17
Dec

Nourishing Life. Territories of Life and Food Sovereignty –...

Drawing on practical examples from eight countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America, the Policy Brief Nourishing Life. Territories of Life and Food Sovereignty...

2019

The Changing Room: A podcast about coping with change
29
Nov

The Changing Room: A podcast about coping with change

A series of conversations about coping with social, economic and environmental change, held at different venues across the city of Coventry.

2019

Growers to trial alternatives to plastic for veg production
09
Sep

Growers to trial alternatives to plastic for veg production

Farmers and growers are invited to explore alternatives to plastic mulch for weed control in a new field lab with Innovative Farmers.

Research news

2019

Sustainable drainage systems project may address surface water management issues for refugees worldwide.
25
Mar

Sustainable drainage systems project may address surface...

Coventry University’s project to manage stormwater and greywater in refugee camps has successfully completed a pilot in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Work is...

Research news

2019

University research to help save Britain’s ash trees
07
Mar

University research to help save Britain’s ash trees

Coventry University researchers have teamed up with a community-owned land project in efforts to prevent ash trees being completely wiped out from the British...

University news | Research news

2019

Best plants to attract bees revealed, after gardeners’ app survey
10
Jul

Best plants to attract bees revealed, after gardeners’ app...

It's according to data from the Blooms for Bees app, created by Coventry University scientists.

 

Research news

2018

Project investigates using alternatives to potentially-damaging plastic mulch in farming
24
May

Project investigates using alternatives to...

Scientists at Coventry University are leading a major Europe-wide research project examining the use of some of the most controversial products in organic farming.

Research news

2018

Chelsea Flower Show ‘refugee camp’ garden linked to university project
23
May

Chelsea Flower Show ‘refugee camp’ garden linked to...

A ‘refugee camp’ show garden inspired by a project in Iraq involving Coventry University has been awarded a silver gilt medal at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

Business news

2018

Postgraduate Researcher of the Year
19
Jan

Postgraduate Researcher of the Year

As part of the Research Hootenanny held at Elm Bank, the new home of the Centre for Research Capability and Development, CAWR nominated Morwenna McKenzie to...

2018

Edible insects and food sustainability
11
Jan

Edible insects and food sustainability

Could edible insects play an important role in tackling a growing global humanitarian problem?

2018

Eat a fried grasshopper at Coventry University event
05
Jan

Eat a fried grasshopper at Coventry University event

An academic is to give a talk on how edible insects could help solve the world food crisis - and give her audience the chance to sample fried grasshoppers.

Research news | Alumni news

2018

CAWR Newsletter
01
Jan

CAWR Newsletter

In each monthly edition of our newsletters, we will be asking one of our researchers in CAWR to shed some light on their research.

2018

The Conversation Articles by CAWR
01
Jan

The Conversation Articles by CAWR

Our researchers have been busy writing for The Conversation and on this page you will be able to read the latest articles. The Conversation is a hugely popular and...

2018

SUDSnet International Conference, 2018
01
Jan

SUDSnet International Conference, 2018

Professor Sue Charlesworth (CAWR) and Dr Rebecca Wade (Abertay University) organised an international sustainable drainage network conference at Coventry University.

2018

Chelsea Flower Show boost for refugee camp gardens project
04
Dec

Chelsea Flower Show boost for refugee camp gardens project

A ‘refugee camp garden’ inspired by a project involving Coventry University's Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience will feature at the Chelsea Flower...

Business news

2017