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Unsteady on your feet? Little touches could make all the difference

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When a toddler takes their first steps we observe an uncertain sway in their walking. Being unsteady on our feet is something we can experience throughout life – and a new study has shown how even the lightest fingertip touch can help people to maintain their balance.
Date:
22/10/2014
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences

Birmingham puts LGBTQ identities at the heart of its curriculum

Birmingham puts LGBTQ identities at the heart of its curriculum
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The University of Birmingham is taking steps to ensure that its curriculum is inclusive towards those with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer (LGBTQ) identities.
Date:
14/10/2014
Categories:
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

£13 million award backs world-class research supporting Midlands bioeconomy

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Three of the Midlands' leading universities have been awarded £13 Million for a "Doctoral Training Partnership" to provide research training to support the Midlands bioeconomy.
Date:
03/10/2014
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Vice Chancellor

Leading exercise and physiology scholar begins role as Pro-Vice-Chancellor for the College of Life and Environmental Sciences

Leading exercise and physiology scholar begins role as Pro-Vice-Chancellor for the College of Life and Environmental Sciences
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The University of Birmingham is delighted to announce that Professor Myra Nimmo today begins her role as Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Life and Environmental Sciences to drive forward Birmingham's ambitious plans to be a leading global centre for teaching and research in this area.
Date:
01/10/2014
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences

Impressive performance for Birmingham in new Times league table

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As thousands of new students arrive to take the next step in their education, the University of Birmingham has climbed up the national rankings. The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015 has placed Birmingham 15th overall, up from 16th last year. The University of Birmingham is now ranked ninth within the Russell Group of leading research intensive universities, ahead of Nottingham and Manchester.
Date:
23/09/2014
Categories:
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching
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