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International collaboration on financial research could change lives in Africa

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham are leading work into inclusive finance that could improve people's lives across Africa and other developing countries.
Date:
11/03/2016
Categories:
International, Research, Social Sciences

Palaeontologists discover 250 million year old new species of reptile in Brazil

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An international team of scientists, from the University of Birmingham and three Brazilian universities, have discovered a new fossil reptile that lived 250 million years ago in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, southernmost Brazil. The species has been identified from a mostly complete and well preserved fossil skull that the team has named Teyujagua paradoxa.
Date:
11/03/2016
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Flooding alleviated by targeted tree planting and river restoration, scientists discover

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A study, led by the Universities of Birmingham and Southampton, has shown that strategic planting of trees on floodplains could reduce the height of flooding in towns downstream by up to 20 per cent, according to research published in the journal Earth Surface Processes and Landforms.
Date:
11/03/2016
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Researchers investigate new ways to tackle bile duct cancer

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Experts at the University of Birmingham are working with counterparts at the University of Bristol and in Thailand to identify new ways of detecting and treating a form of bile duct cancer that is claiming more and more lives in the UK and across South-East Asia.
Date:
09/03/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Shakespeare collaboration launched between Birmingham and Japan

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The University of Birmingham and Waseda University, in Tokyo, have signed a new agreement to collaborate on research into the works of William Shakespeare.
Date:
08/03/2016
Categories:
Arts and Law, Research
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