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Search our key research projects below, or browse by geographical region.

Project highlights

Ethiopian Lupins for Food and Feed

The Ethiopian Lupins for Food and Feed project aims to develop sweet (low alkaloid) white lupins for Ethiopia.

Kew’s plant assessment unit

A focal point for extinction risk assessments at Kew.

Mobile Museum: economic botany in circulation

Exploring the mobility of biocultural collections.

Kew's research projects

Kew manages hundreds of projects worldwide, focusing on topics as diverse as the effects of climate change on agriculture to the use of Chinese medicinal plants. A selection of key initiatives that Kew is currently working on can be found below. Search to find the project that you are interested in or browse the work that we are doing either globally or by geographic region.

Further information

Kew Science Departments

The Science directorate at Kew comprises six research departments, supported by the Office of the Science Directorate, and Library, Art & Archives.

Kew Science staff

Search our staff directory to find out about individual research interests and activities of our scientists and see some of their recent scientific outputs.

Browse the Kew Science blog

Explore some of the research and activities of our global science and conservation programmes in the Kew Science blog.