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Autonomy in the workplace has positive effects on well-being and job satisfaction, study finds

Autonomy in the workplace has positive effects on well-being and job satisfaction, study finds
Description
New research into workplace culture has found that employees with higher levels of autonomy in their work reported positive effects on their overall well-being and higher levels of job satisfaction.
Date:
25/04/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

University of Birmingham Sport & Fitness to open on 22 May

University of Birmingham Sport & Fitness to open on 22 May
Description
The University of Birmingham's new £55million Sport & Fitness club will soon be opened. University of Birmingham Sport & Fitness presents the city's first 50m pool, as well as an extensive state-of-the-art gym; five activity studios for classes; a squash court complex; a large multi-sports arena; a climbing wall and much more.
Date:
24/04/2017
Categories:
Alumni, Corporate Services, Sport, Students, Vice Chancellor

Ambulances respond more slowly in summer and winter - study

Ambulances respond more slowly in summer and winter - study
Description
Ambulance response times in London worsen when air temperatures rise or fall beyond certain limits in summer and winter, according to a new study.
Date:
24/04/2017
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

University of Birmingham scientists name 'Connshing syndrome' as a new cause of high blood pressure

University of Birmingham scientists name 'Connshing syndrome' as a new cause of high blood pressure
Description
Research led by scientists at the University of Birmingham has revealed a new cause of high blood pressure which could lead to major changes in managing the disease.
Date:
21/04/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences

Birmingham leads Brexit impact research projects

Birmingham leads Brexit impact research projects
Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham will lead a series of three studies into the potential impact of Brexit on people in the UK, including children growing up in 'mixed-nationality' families.
Date:
19/04/2017
Categories:
Arts and Law, Corporate Services, International, Research
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