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Martin Farley

Martin Farley

With: King's College London

Role: Research Efficiency Manager

Martin began in stem cell research in the Netherlands, but quickly moved to laboratory sustainability and efficiency at Edinburgh. Today he works as research efficiency manager at King’s College London, and also works in a similar fashion through his own company with several other institutions (currently UCL). His interests lie in improving research capacity while minimising invested materials, energy, and time.

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Martin Farley receives Green Gown Award 2016

Embedding efficiency and sustainability in scientific research

Scientific research is vital to medicine and many other fields, but it can have negative effects on the environment. Martin Farley of King's College London says universities must adopt more efficient practices in research for the benefit of the environment - and their bottom line.