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Friday 16th November 2012

University expert spearheads campaign to boost antibiotic research

Description
A top UK microbiologist from the University is championing a major initiative calling for urgent new investment in antibiotic research.
Date:
Friday 16th November 2012
Categories:
Alumni, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences
Tuesday 25th September 2012

Birmingham Fellow developing new treatment for breast cancer

Birmingham Fellow developing new treatment for breast cancer
Description
A researcher at the University is pioneering a new approach to breast cancer research, seeking to combat the increasing resistance to treatments of the disease that claims around 11,000 lives annually.
Date:
Tuesday 25th September 2012
Categories:
Alumni, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
Wednesday 6th June 2012

Go Behind the Scenes with the University's inspirational experts

Go Behind the Scenes with the University's inspirational experts
Description
Five of the University's most inspirational experts are taking part in a competition which is offering you the chance to join in with their exciting work. For one day only, five lucky winners will go Behind the Scenes with an academic of their choice and experience firsthand some of the most exciting research taking place at the University.
Date:
Wednesday 6th June 2012
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, Corporate Services, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching
Monday 9th April 2012

Can you die of a broken heart?

Can you die of a broken heart?
Description
Immunity experts at the University of Birmingham have found biological evidence to suggest that bereavement lowers physical immunity, putting older people at risk of life-threatening infections.
Date:
Monday 9th April 2012
Categories:
Alumni, Medical and Dental Sciences
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