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Shoppers confused by 'traffic light' food labels, says study

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Nutritional labels on food packaging are confusing to consumers and may be hindering attempts to promote healthy diets and reduce obesity, according to a new study from the University of Birmingham.
Date:
03/07/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Social care micro-enterprises more effective than larger providers, says report

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'Smaller is better' when it comes to providing social care, according to a new study from the University of Birmingham.
Date:
23/06/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Detecting the onset of leprosy before nerve damage occurs

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New research could help improve the lives of thousands of leprosy sufferers worldwide by detecting the disease long before it manifests as skin lesions. Peripheral nerve damage is the hallmark of leprosy pathology, but its origins had remained unclear until now.
Date:
09/06/2015
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Top marks for library construction as it reaches its highest point

Top marks for library construction as it reaches its highest point
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Library staff at the University of Birmingham were on top of the world today as construction of the new University main library officially reached its uppermost point.
Date:
05/06/2015
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, Corporate Services, Research, Students, Vice Chancellor

Minding the gap… city bats won't fly through bright spaces

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham have discovered that bats living in a city are less likely to move from tree to tree in brightly lit areas, according to research published online today (5th June 2015) in the journal Global Change Biology.
Date:
05/06/2015
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research
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