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Bright sparks discovered via University's project with Birmingham Girls School

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The value of studying STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) subjects at 'A' Level has been shown to boost girls' potential earning power by as much as 33%. Encouraging girls to study these subjects at A level has been a long term focus of government policy since 2010.
Date:
26/08/2016
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Research, Students, Teaching

Researchers identify possible pathway to reboot immune system after bone-marrow transplants

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New research has shown how a cell surface molecule, Lymphotoxin β receptor, controls entry of T-cells into the thymus; and as such presents an opportunity to understanding why cancer patients who undergo bone-marrow transplant are slow to recover their immune system.
Date:
25/08/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Birmingham International Summer School 2016 is great success

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The Birmingham International Summer School (BISS) 2016 proved to be a tremendous success with 126 international students participating in three weeks of academic and social activities.
Date:
23/08/2016
Categories:
International, Students, Teaching

University of Birmingham's Owsley makes Olympic history in hockey Gold triumph

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University of Birmingham Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation student, Lily Owsley and Psychology graduate Sophie Bray helped Team GB to make history as part of the first British women's hockey team to win Olympic gold, on the last Friday of the 2016 Rio Games.
Date:
22/08/2016
Categories:
Alumni, Sport

Birmingham experts help coaches boost Indian sports performance

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Coaches and sports scientists from India have teamed up with experts at the University of Birmingham to learn how their athletes can boost their performance, following Team GB's outstanding Olympic success.
Date:
22/08/2016
Categories:
Sport
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