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Education Secretary outlines vision for young people during Priestley Lecture

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The Secretary of State for Education, the Right Honourable Nicky Morgan MP, outlined her vision for education in Britain yesterday (27 Nov) when she gave the annual Priestley Lecture at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
28/11/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences

Exploiting the 'spooky effects' of quantum mechanics: physicists receive £80 million in funding

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A consortium led by physicists at the University of Birmingham including the Universities of Glasgow, Nottingham, Southampton, Strathclyde and Sussex have been awarded a UK Quantum Technology Hub with a total EPSRC, University and industry contribution exceeding £80 million to translate their work in quantum sensors into technology that could help industry solve many problems.
Date:
26/11/2014
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Folic acid reduces the risk of babies being born small for gestational age; but uptake remains low

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Taking folic acid before conception significantly reduces the risk of small for gestational age (SGA) at birth, but despite the benefits there are still thousands who opt against following the recommendation.
Date:
26/11/2014
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Using intelligence to understand cancer's defence against immunity

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A team from the University of Birmingham are looking to receive a boost to their research into a treatment for cancers linked to Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) through a pioneering crowdfunding scheme.
Date:
25/11/2014
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Professor Amy-Jill Levine to deliver annual Cadbury Lectures

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Leading historian Professor Amy-Jill Levine is to give this year's Edward Cadbury Lectures at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
21/11/2014
Categories:
Arts and Law
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