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Indonesia's Ambassador to the UN receives Honorary Doctorate

Indonesia's Ambassador to the UN receives Honorary Doctorate
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Current Indonesian Ambassador to the United Nations (UN), His Excellency (H. E.) Dr Desra Percaya has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Birmingham, UK. Dr Percaya was named Doctor of the University (DUniv) on Thursday 11 December in the University's historic Great Hall, in the presence of hundreds of graduands and their families.
Date:
12/12/2014
Categories:
Alumni, International, Social Sciences

More pupils would study maths if told of increased earning potential

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More school pupils would choose to study maths at A-level if they were given better information about potential earnings, new research shows.
Date:
12/12/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Birmingham to lead pioneering study to test new treatment for Sjogren's syndrome

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The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has announced the start of the UK's first commercial trial of a new treatment for Sjogren's syndrome.
Date:
11/12/2014

Middle Eastern manuscript collection to benefit from £95,000 grant

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The University of Birmingham's Cadbury Research Library (CRL) has been awarded a grant of almost £95,000 towards its Mingana Collection of Middle Eastern Manuscripts.
Date:
10/12/2014
Categories:
Arts and Law

More than just a change in diet: the challenge of Coeliac Disease for parents and how to survive it

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From birthday parties to our daily breakfast, food plays a central role in our friendships and family lives. As we are inundated with Christmas markets and high definition adverts for festive foodstuffs, it is can be difficult and stressful for children managing Coeliac Disease, and their families.
Date:
09/12/2014
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
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