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Birmingham Researcher talks about disability issues at this year's Archer's Conference.

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Birmingham expertise has been called upon by the Archer's Academic conference which brings together experts from a variety of disciplines to discuss how research and professional experience can cast a new light on the storylines of the BBC Radio 4 drama The Archers.
Date:
17/02/2017
Categories:
Social Sciences

"Modern library investment critical to futureproofing research and education in digital era of 'alternative truths'", says Dame Lynne Brindley at the University of Birmingham

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Speaking on the future role of libraries at the opening of the University of Birmingham's brand new, 'transformational' Library on Monday (13 February) Dame Lynne Brindley, Master at Pembroke College, Oxford, and former Chief Executive of the British Library said: "Librarians should work as partners with academics to provide students with frameworks for information literacy, digital fluency and critical judgement skills around the superabundance of unauthenticated data and information swirling around the ether.
Date:
17/02/2017
Categories:
Alumni, Corporate Services, Students, Teaching

Birmingham develops blueprint for future Indian cities

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham worked with children, young people and their families living in a new urban development in India to understand the everyday experiences of urban transformation – with the results informing the future development of Indian cities.
Date:
16/02/2017
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Increased levels of active vitamin D can help to optimise muscle strength

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham have shown that increasing the levels of active vitamin D can help to optimise muscle strength in humans.
Date:
15/02/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

West Midlands set to become 'Energy Capital' of the UK

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A bold new initiative to position the West Midlands as the UK's centre of clean energy technology is launching today at a VIP event hosted by the University of Birmingham.
Date:
15/02/2017
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences
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