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Old Joe goes blue for World Antibiotic Awareness Week

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To mark World Antibiotic Awareness Week (14th-20th November 2016), the University of Birmingham's famous clock tower, 'Old Joe', will be lit blue to celebrate the world-class antibiotic research happening at the Institute of Microbiology and Infection.
Date:
14/11/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Indian and British research experts agree way forward on major problems

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A two-day international workshop on sustainable cities and microbial infection has concluded in New Delhi.
Date:
08/11/2016
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences

Check-ups for cardiovascular disease should be targeted at a few high risk patients, study finds

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A team of researchers led by the University of Birmingham have found that targeting as few as 1 in 12 adults for a heart check-up achieves most of the benefits of mass screening at a fraction of the cost.
Date:
08/11/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Birmingham Qur'an replica presented to the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi

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His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales has presented an exclusive copy of the Birmingham Qur'an manuscript to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi.
Date:
07/11/2016
Categories:
International, Research, Vice Chancellor

Birmingham Qur'an Manuscript Exhibition on display in UAE

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The Birmingham Qur'an Manuscript, in digital form, is to be the centrepiece of the royal launch of the UK/UAE 2017 Year of Cultural Collaboration.
Date:
07/11/2016
Categories:
International, Research, Vice Chancellor
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