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University of Birmingham scientists to receive €8m of ERC funding

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The University of Birmingham has been awarded close to €8m in research grants by the European Research Council. The five ERC Starting Grants, which last for five years, were awarded to researchers from across the university, and span such subjects as human evolution, memory, plant biology, the treatment of diabetes and particle physics.
Date:
08/09/2016
Categories:
Corporate Services, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Public pictures can do more than preserve the memory of world heritage

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Archaeologists from the UK are calling on members of the public to help them preserve the legacy of some of the world's most important monuments and historic sites, including those most at risk in Syria and Libya.
Date:
08/09/2016
Categories:
Arts and Law, Research

Sports coaches return to India ready to boost athletes' chances of success

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Coaches and sports scientists from India are ready to apply the lessons learned from a successful partnership with experts at the University of Birmingham to help prepare their athletes for future success.
Date:
08/09/2016
Categories:
Alumni, Life and Environmental Sciences, Sport

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
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Corporate Services
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