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Birmingham ranked among the world's top 150 universities

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The University of Birmingham has been ranked in the top 100 universities worldwide for Clinical Medicine and Pharmacy and Life and Agriculture Sciences. The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), also known as the Shanghai Ranking, has placed Birmingham overall within the top 150 universities globally.
Date:
19/08/2015

Chinese and Western music styles combine for unique performance workshop

Chinese and Western music styles combine for unique performance workshop
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A musical fusion of traditional Eastern and Western styles will be heard at the University of Birmingham, presented by Chinese music scholar, Professor Haisheng Li. Professor Li from Guangxi Arts Institute, China is a master of the di (Chinese bamboo flute), the xiao (Chinese vertical bamboo flute) and the xun (a clay based ancient instrument).
Date:
17/08/2015
Categories:
Arts and Law, International

Birmingham students praise top-class teaching in latest national survey

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Students at the University of Birmingham have praised the quality of teaching and learning offered in the latest figures announced by the National Student Survey.
Date:
12/08/2015
Categories:
Students, Teaching, Vice Chancellor

New breath test shows possible biomarker for early-stage liver disease diagnosis

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A natural compound called limonene, which is found in oranges and lemons, could be indicative in early-stage diagnosis of liver disease, according to research published in the journal EBioMedicine by researchers in the Molecular Physics Group at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
11/08/2015
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Universal iodine supplementation during pregnancy could offer huge cost savings

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Giving all pregnant women iodine supplements, even in mildly iodine deficient countries like the UK, could result in huge cost savings for health care systems and society, according to new modelling research from the University of Birmingham.
Date:
10/08/2015
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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