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#UoBbackintime competition

#UoBbackintime competition
Date:
10/06/2015

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - June 2015

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Large Hadron Collider and more...
Date:
09/06/2015

Detecting the onset of leprosy before nerve damage occurs

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New research could help improve the lives of thousands of leprosy sufferers worldwide by detecting the disease long before it manifests as skin lesions. Peripheral nerve damage is the hallmark of leprosy pathology, but its origins had remained unclear until now.
Date:
09/06/2015

Ambassador opens Mexican cultural festival at Birmingham

Ambassador opens Mexican cultural festival at Birmingham
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His Excellency (H. E.) Diego Gómez Pickering, Mexican Ambassador to the United Kingdom, will officially open a cultural festival at the University of Birmingham today (Friday 5 June). MEX/BHX: Mexico in Birmingham marks this year's status as the Year of Mexico in the UK and celebrates Mexican culture and research through exhibitions, lectures, film and food.
Date:
05/06/2015

LHC experiments are back in business at a new record energy

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Geneva, 03 June, 2015. Birmingham physicists eagerly await results as CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) starts to deliver physics data today for the first time in 27 months.
Date:
03/06/2015

Cultural festival celebrates the Year of Mexico in the UK.

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To mark the Year of Mexico in the UK the University of Birmingham is hosting MEX/BHX: Mexico in Birmingham celebrating Mexican culture and research through exhibitions, lectures, film and food.
Date:
29/05/2015

United Kingdom ranked one of the highest performing countries for higher education in Universitas 21 report

United Kingdom ranked one of the highest performing countries for higher education in Universitas 21 report
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According to the fourth annual Universitas 21 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems, the United Kingdom is home to one of highest performing university systems in the world. The report places the UK second only to the United States for global research outputs, the quality of its best institutions, the impact of its research and the production of an educated workforce that meets labour market needs.
Date:
21/05/2015

Major research project to detect gravitational waves is underway

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A research project to detect gravitational waves, minute ripples in the fabric of space and that were predicted by Einstein, was officially launched on May 19, 2015.
Date:
19/05/2015

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - May 2015

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From voting to headsets to aid military commanders, and more...
Date:
13/05/2015

Mapping rivers and preserving livelihoods

Mapping rivers and preserving livelihoods
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River scientists and marine geophysicists from the US and UK - and led by the University of Birmingham - have teamed up for a unique collaboration that could help protect the lives of thousands of people who live close to the banks of some of South Asia's biggest rivers.
Date:
07/05/2015
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The Birmingham 
Perspective

How the Canadian government is playing the terrorism card

Almost a year after the murders of two Canadian soldiers, Steve Hewitt asks whether the country’s Conservative party is using the terror threat for political gain.

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