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An epidemic of epipens

An epidemic of epipens
Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have found that prescriptions of adrenaline autoinjectors (commonly called 'epipens') for children with allergies have increased markedly in the last decade, with nearly four devices a year provided per child.
Date:
16/03/2017
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Birmingham leads on pioneering Student Ambassador programme championing diversity and tackling sexual harassment on campus

Description
The University of Birmingham and the University of Manchester have been awarded more than £400,000 by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), to develop and pioneer a programme of student ambassadors to help improve diversity and inclusion.
Date:
15/03/2017
Categories:
International, Students

Research security partnerships connect UK, India and Australia

Research security partnerships connect UK, India and Australia
Description
Academic experts from the UK, India and Australia researching key global and regional security issues gathered in New Delhi to forge new research partnerships.
Date:
14/03/2017
Categories:
International, Social Sciences

University of Birmingham study finds new class of androgens play key role in polycystic ovary syndrome

University of Birmingham study finds new class of androgens  play key role in polycystic ovary syndrome
Description
Scientists led by the University of Birmingham have discovered that a new class of male sex hormones known as androgens plays a key role in the development of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
Date:
14/03/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

University celebrates research partnerships with first-ever Brazil Week

University celebrates research partnerships with first-ever Brazil Week
Description
The University of Birmingham is celebrating its extensive research partnerships with top universities across Brazil with a week of exciting Brazilian-themed events.
Date:
14/03/2017
Categories:
International, Research
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