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'Fingertip touch' clue to human ancestors exploiting treetop environments

'Fingertip touch' clue to human ancestors exploiting treetop environments
Description
Research by scientists at the University of Birmingham suggests that ancestral humans may have been more adept at negotiating unstable arboreal environment than previously thought.
Date:
10/05/2017
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Fudan University President visits Birmingham to talk research

Fudan University President visits Birmingham to talk research
Description
The President of Fudan University, in China, visited the University of Birmingham to explore potential for working together on future research, as well as student and staff exchange.
Date:
04/05/2017
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Vice Chancellor

Pint of Science Birmingham brings latest local science breakthroughs to city pubs

Pint of Science Birmingham brings latest local science breakthroughs to city pubs
Description
Researchers from the University of Birmingham are joining the world's largest festival of public science talks as over 30 scientists take to the stage in pubs around Birmingham city centre from 15 to 17 May.
Date:
27/04/2017
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Autonomy in the workplace has positive effects on well-being and job satisfaction, study finds

Autonomy in the workplace has positive effects on well-being and job satisfaction, study finds
Description
New research into workplace culture has found that employees with higher levels of autonomy in their work reported positive effects on their overall well-being and higher levels of job satisfaction.
Date:
25/04/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Ambulances respond more slowly in summer and winter - study

Ambulances respond more slowly in summer and winter - study
Description
Ambulance response times in London worsen when air temperatures rise or fall beyond certain limits in summer and winter, according to a new study.
Date:
24/04/2017
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research
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