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Thursday 2nd January 2014

Five minute saliva test to identify smokers rolled out to health schemes

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Smokers who need extra incentives to quit the cigarettes this new year should take note that even private health insurance premiums may be reduced if they can prove they have stopped for good – and with the aid of a pioneering test from the University of Birmingham, the proof can be easy to acquire.
Date:
Thursday 2nd January 2014
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
Thursday 19th December 2013

Engine-deered! - The University of Birmingham's 3D printed Christmas reindeer

Engine-deered! - The University of Birmingham's 3D printed Christmas reindeer
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This is the University of Birmingham's festive aluminium 3D laser printed reindeer. The process involves using lasers to fuse thin layers of metal powders sequentially spread on a substrate to build the reindeer bottom upwards based on a computer geometrical model of the reindeer.
Date:
Thursday 19th December 2013
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research
Wednesday 11th December 2013

Principal appointed for new University of Birmingham School

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The University of Birmingham and the governors of the University of Birmingham School are delighted to announce the appointment of one of the country's most outstanding headteachers to its flagship training school. Michael Roden, Head of King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys in Birmingham, will join the University of Birmingham School as Principal in April 2014 in order to prepare for its opening in September 2015.
Date:
Wednesday 11th December 2013
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences, Teaching, Vice Chancellor
Tuesday 10th December 2013

High Temperature Research Centre Project Secures Land at Ansty Park

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The University of Birmingham and Rolls-Royce joint collaboration to establish a High Temperature Research Centre (HTRC) took a significant step forward today confirming the Centre is to be built at Ansty Business Park, Coventry after securing land at the site. This follows the Centre's announcement by Chancellor George Osborne in October 2012.
Date:
Tuesday 10th December 2013
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Vice Chancellor
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