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Social media sites obstruct children's moral development, say parents

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More than half of UK parents think popular social media sites hamper their children's moral development, according to a poll commissioned by researchers at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
14/07/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Humans perceive time somewhere in between reality and our expectations

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New research, using a Bayesian inference model of audio and visual stimuli, has shown how our perception of time lies mid-way between reality and our expectations.
Date:
14/07/2016
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Birmingham student scores sought-after role in São Paulo

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A University of Birmingham student is joining the British diplomatic team in Brazil after securing a sought-after internship with the UK's representatives in São Paulo.
Date:
13/07/2016

Chinese city migrant children buck obesity trend

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham have found that the children of migrants to Chinese cities have lower rates of obesity than youngsters in more affluent established urban families.
Date:
13/07/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Transatlantic actor Tamsin Greig awarded honorary degree

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British actor Tamsin Greig has received an honorary degree from the University of Birmingham.
Date:
12/07/2016
Categories:
Alumni, Corporate Services, Students
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