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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.

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...

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...

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.

 

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.

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.

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.

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...

2017

New books address important issues surrounding global food crisis
03
Nov

New books address important issues surrounding global food...

A selection of books which address important issues surrounding the world food crisis are to be launched by Coventry University academics this month.

2017

New app is the bee's knees in national drive to understand bumblebees' needs
17
Jul

New app is the bee's knees in national drive to understand...

Members of the public are being urged to play a part in helping scientists understand the needs of the UK's dwindling bumblebee populations with a new app launched by...

2017

Coventry University part of major EU project on sustainable farming systems
12
Jun

Coventry University part of major EU project on sustainable...

Coventry University is playing a key role in a new Europe-wide project to encourage farming systems to be less dependent on inorganic fertilisers and the fossil fuels...

2017

Tackling food poverty in Coventry on the menu
31
Jan

Tackling food poverty in Coventry on the menu

Coventry should come together to stamp out food poverty: that’s the message of a report published by Coventry University.

2017

Coventry scientists start a buzz around bumblebees
16
Jun

Coventry scientists start a buzz around bumblebees

To celebrate the start of the Blooms for Bees project on 20th June, aimed at promoting and improving gardening for bumblebees, Coventry University is hosting a week of...

2016

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QS Five Star Rating 2019
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