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Nankai visitors explore research and study links with Birmingham

Nankai visitors explore research and study links with Birmingham
Description
Senior leaders from Nankai University in China visited the University of Birmingham to explore future research partnerships, as well as student and staff exchange.
Date:
23/06/2017
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Unique decade long climate change experiment opens

Unique decade long climate change experiment opens
Description
A major new decade-long series of experiments to study the impact of climate and environmental change on woodlands has been officially opened in Staffordshire.
Date:
23/06/2017
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research, Vice Chancellor

Volcanic 'plumerang' could impact human health

Volcanic 'plumerang' could impact human health
Description
A new study has found a previously undetected potential health risk from the high concentration of small particles found in a boomerang-like return of a volcanic plume.
Date:
13/06/2017
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Lapworth Museum shows judges for Art Fund Museum of the Year that 'geology rocks'

Lapworth Museum shows judges for Art Fund Museum of the Year that 'geology rocks'
Description
Judges for the prestigious Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017 award, the world's largest prize for museums, visited Birmingham's Lapworth Museum of Geology today (Monday 12 June) for an exclusive, interactive tour.
Date:
12/06/2017
Categories:
Alumni, Life and Environmental Sciences

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
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