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Sun Yat-sen University leaders visit Birmingham to mark health partnership

Sun Yat-sen University leaders visit Birmingham to mark health partnership
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Senior leaders from Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU) in Guangzhou visited the University of Birmingham to mark a new partnership that will help to boost the numbers of Chinese doctors in general practice
Date:
19/06/2017
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Vice Chancellor

 University of Birmingham signs three agreements with Chinese partners

 University of Birmingham signs three agreements with Chinese partners
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The University of Birmingham has signed agreements with three Chinese partners as part of a major visit to the UK by leaders from Guangdong province.
Date:
13/06/2017
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Research

Scientists discover plant 'brain' controlling seed development

Scientists discover plant 'brain' controlling seed development
Description
A new study by scientists at the University of Birmingham has revealed a group of cells that function as a 'brain' for plant embryos capable of assessing environmental conditions and dictating when seeds will germinate.
Date:
05/06/2017
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Study finds adding Abiraterone to standard treatment improves prostate cancer survival

Study finds adding Abiraterone to standard treatment improves prostate cancer survival
Description
One of the largest clinical trials for prostate cancer led by the University of Birmingham has found that adding Abiraterone to hormone therapy at the start of treatment improves survival by 37 per cent.
Date:
05/06/2017
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Birmingham's energy storage expertise continues to attract interest from top Chinese companies

Birmingham's energy storage expertise continues to attract interest from top Chinese companies
Description
A senior delegation from the State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC) of China visited the University of Birmingham to explore collaboration in energy storage and other energy technologies.
Date:
02/06/2017
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Research
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