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Shoppers confused by 'traffic light' food labels, says study

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Nutritional labels on food packaging are confusing to consumers and may be hindering attempts to promote healthy diets and reduce obesity, according to a new study from the University of Birmingham.
Date:
03/07/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Should we all escape to the country during a heatwave?

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A new way of mapping temperatures in a city will allow local authorities to consider areas with the most vulnerable people in future heatwave plans.
Date:
02/07/2015
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences

Social care micro-enterprises more effective than larger providers, says report

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'Smaller is better' when it comes to providing social care, according to a new study from the University of Birmingham.
Date:
23/06/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

All in a flap as owls land at University's new sports centre site

All in a flap as owls land at University's new sports centre site
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A very special visitor swooped into the University of Birmingham on Thursday to officially announce the institution's participation in this summer's citywide public art event, the Big Hoot.
Date:
16/06/2015
Categories:
Corporate Services, Sport, Students

Four University of Birmingham members of staff recognised in the 2015 Queen's Birthday Honours

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Four members of staff from the University of Birmingham, Professor Simon Halsey, Professor David Parker, Dr Clare Taylor and Carl Hingley have been recognised in the 2015 Queen's Birthday Honours.
Date:
15/06/2015
Categories:
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences
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