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Policy chiefs urged to make financial education compulsory in primary schools

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Primary school children should receive age-appropriate lessons in financial education to encourage positive attitudes towards budgeting and savings, according to new research published today.
Date:
23/05/2016
Categories:
Arts and Law, Research, Social Sciences

Dino jaws: Stegosaurus bite strength revealed

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The first detailed study of a Stegosaurus skull shows that the dinosaur had a stronger bite than suspected, enabling it to eat a wider range of plants than other plant-eating dinosaurs with similarly shaped skulls.
Date:
20/05/2016
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Birmingham water experts develop device to save lives

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Experts at the University of Birmingham have developed a unique device that could save lives around the globe by quickly and simply testing whether water supplies are safe to drink – particularly in refugee camps and disaster zones.
Date:
17/05/2016
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Research

Birmingham's aero engine expert flies the flag in China

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A University of Birmingham aerospace expert flew the flag in China talking to students about the benefits of British higher education.
Date:
17/05/2016
Categories:
Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Teaching

Nine out of 10 international students satisfied with Birmingham

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Nine out of 10 international students are satisfied at the University of Birmingham and more than eight out of 10 would recommend it to others – a leading survey reveals.
Date:
16/05/2016
Categories:
International, Students, Teaching
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