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Engineering your Christmas dinner – with Chemistry

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Food is a big part of Christmas celebrations for many people, so its quality, taste, cost – and of course the ease of cleaning the dishes afterwards – are all important factors in creating the perfect dining experience.
Date:
14/12/2016
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Scientists reveal how fish adapt to toxic levels of pollution

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A new report identifies the genetic mechanism responsible for evolutionary adaptation to toxic pollution observed in wild Atlantic killifish populations.
Date:
09/12/2016
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Teaching excellence awarded at the University of Birmingham

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Two lecturers from the University of Birmingham have been awarded National Teaching Fellowships, the most prestigious individual awards for excellence in teaching in higher education.
Date:
08/12/2016
Categories:
Teaching

£4.5m to help disadvantaged pupils in the West Midlands enter higher education

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Aimhigher West Midlands has secured £4.5 million from the Higher Education Funding Council England's (HEFCE) National Collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP) to help students from disadvantaged backgrounds access higher education.
Date:
08/12/2016
Categories:
Alumni, Students, Teaching

M40 Alliance forms to accelerate arthritis therapy

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A new partnership to speed up the development of novel treatments for arthritis has been launched, supported by a £7 million investment from the Kennedy Trust for Rheumatology Research.
Date:
07/12/2016
Categories:
Corporate Services, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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