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University of Birmingham joins forces with UK Anti-Doping to keep sport clean

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University of Birmingham Sport (UBSport) has officially pledged its commitment to keep sport free of illegal drugs by becoming one of the first UK universities to sign new agreement with UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) to begin the process of receiving Clean Sport University Accreditation.
Date:
09/04/2014
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Sport

Work due to commence on the University of Birmingham's £55m sports centre

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The first 50m swimming pool in Birmingham has moved a step closer to reality with the announcement that work will start on the University of Birmingham's new £55m sports centre in April.
Date:
10/01/2014
Categories:
Alumni, Sport, Students

Eliminating 'scary coach' behaviour to keep kids in sport

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Changing coaches' behaviour to give children a more positive experience of playing sport has been found to change children's intentions to drop out of sporting activity, according to sports scientists at the University of Birmingham, who announced their findings this week from a 4 year project called 'Promoting Adolescent Physical Activity' (PAPA).
Date:
25/09/2013
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research, Sport

Robots, dancers, and dinosaurs make their way to this year's University Community Day

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The University of Birmingham is throwing open its doors next weekend to welcome the public to its annual Community Day on Sunday 9 June.
Date:
03/06/2013
Categories:
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences, Sport, Students

Brazilian Government and University embark on sports science partnership

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The University of Birmingham has signed a sports science based agreement with the Brazilian Government this month. The collaboration between Brazil's Ministry of Sport and the University of Birmingham will see the two partners work together on a range of sports science initiatives.
Date:
14/12/2012
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research, Sport
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