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Study finds that the majority of older people are admitted to hospital appropriately, challenging current perceptions

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham have found that the majority of over 65s admitted to hospital felt that it was the right choice for their health, while all GPs and hospital doctors who took part in the study said they felt there had been no inappropriate admissions.
Date:
08/09/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

University of Birmingham welcomes its first apprentices onto campus

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The University of Birmingham welcomes 17 apprentices onto its Edgbaston campus as part of its newly launched apprenticeship scheme.
Date:
07/09/2016
Categories:
Corporate Services

Study provides insight into levels of activism undertaken by disabled athletes

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New research has found that while most elite disabled athletes are active in seeking positive change within their sport, relatively few are active in openly addressing wider societal issues and injustices facing the disabled community.
Date:
07/09/2016
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Sport

Four alumni head to Rio for Paralympic Games

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Four University of Birmingham Alumni are taking part in the Paralympic Games which open in Rio de Janeiro today.
Date:
07/09/2016
Categories:
Alumni, Sport

Young people's mapping project instigates change in Delhi communities

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Children and young people in Delhi have helped to design an innovative smartphone app as part of a research project that is helping to change lives in their communities.
Date:
07/09/2016
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences
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