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Migrant children less obese due to absent grandmothers - study

Migrant children less obese due to absent grandmothers - study
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Children of migrants to Chinese cities have lower rates of obesity than youngsters in more affluent established urban families - probably because their grandparents are not around to over-feed them, a new study has found.
Date:
18/05/2017

University of Birmingham backs Chinese orchestra's first concert in Britain

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One of China's most prestigious orchestras performed in the UK for the first time – backed by the University of Birmingham.
Date:
18/05/2017

Singapore engineers and Birmingham experts work together to raise rail reliability

Singapore engineers and Birmingham experts work together to raise rail reliability
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Singapore's largest railway operator and the University of Birmingham - one of the UK's top universities for railway science and education - have embarked on four research projects that will enhance the reliability of railway networks.
Date:
11/05/2017

Fudan University President visits Birmingham to talk research

Fudan University President visits Birmingham to talk research
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The President of Fudan University, in China, visited the University of Birmingham to explore potential for working together on future research, as well as student and staff exchange.
Date:
04/05/2017

Pint of Science Birmingham brings latest local science breakthroughs to city pubs

Pint of Science Birmingham brings latest local science breakthroughs to city pubs
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Researchers from the University of Birmingham are joining the world's largest festival of public science talks as over 30 scientists take to the stage in pubs around Birmingham city centre from 15 to 17 May.
Date:
27/04/2017

'Protect rights of EU students and staff' say West Midlands' Vice-Chancellors

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University of Birmingham Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir David Eastwood has today joined his West Midlands counterparts in calling on the Government to support higher education institutions during Brexit negotiations with the European Union.
Date:
26/04/2017

American Academy of Arts and Sciences newly elected fellow

American Academy of Arts and Sciences newly elected fellow
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The Centre's Alison Jaggar has been elected to the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Date:
26/04/2017

Birmingham leads Brexit impact research projects

Birmingham leads Brexit impact research projects
Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham will lead a series of three studies into the potential impact of Brexit on people in the UK, including children growing up in 'mixed-nationality' families.
Date:
19/04/2017

Vice-Chancellor's statement on the UK government's triggering of Article 50

Vice-Chancellor's statement on the UK government's triggering of Article 50
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Vice-Chancellor's statement on the UK government's triggering of Article 50
Date:
29/03/2017

Birmingham experts showcase research expertise for Qatari business

Birmingham experts showcase research expertise for Qatari business
Description
Experts from the University of Birmingham today showcased a range of high-profile research investment opportunities to the largest-ever business delegation from Qatar to visit the UK.
Date:
28/03/2017
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