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Our ever-growing research links and partnerships in India are supported by a dedicated office in the heart of New Delhi. We also host a thriving population of more than 140 Indian students, following a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.  The news articles below give a flavour of our varied research and other activities of relevance in India.

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Voting open as young video makers compete to support Brazil in solving resources problems

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People around the world can vote in an exciting global video competition that is helping children and young people play their part in helping to secure future supplies of food, water and energy in Brazil.
Date:
21/03/2017

Research security partnerships connect UK, India and Australia

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Academic experts from the UK, India and Australia researching key global and regional security issues gathered in New Delhi to forge new research partnerships.
Date:
14/03/2017

Green, White and Blue: Why India Needs a Third Agricultural Revolution

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Agriculture is the backbone of the Indian economy, and has been transformed since independence in 1947. The green revolution staved off famine by raising crop yields dramatically, and the white revolution – "Operation Flood" - turned India into the world's largest milk producer. Yet, for all of the increase in production, food losses have also increased, and the vast majority of farmers remain trapped in the cycle of poverty. The success and the problems are closely connected.
Date:
08/03/2017

UK and Indian experts meet for clean cold boost to farmers' income

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UK and Indian experts today joined forces with their counterparts in India to explore how 'clean cold' technology can provide people across the Indian subcontinent with fresher food whilst boosting incomes for farmers in India.
Date:
28/02/2017

Birmingham research identifies blocks to South Asian diabetes treatment

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The social stigma associated with diabetes and a fear of being poisoned by medical drugs may contribute to patients of South Asian origin failing to take their medication, a new study shows.
Date:
27/02/2017
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