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Discovery of early, 'croc-like' reptile sheds new light on evolution of dinosaurs

Discovery of early, 'croc-like' reptile sheds new light on evolution of dinosaurs
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A new species of ancient reptile has been described by scientists at the University of Birmingham, filling a critical gap in the fossil record of dinosaur cousins and suggesting that some features thought to characterise dinosaurs evolved much earlier than previously thought.
Date:
12/04/2017
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Old Joe turns blue to mark Parkinson's Awareness Week

Old Joe turns blue to mark Parkinson's Awareness Week
Description
The University of Birmingham's iconic clock tower 'Old Joe' is turning blue to mark Parkinson's Awareness Week.
Date:
07/04/2017
Categories:
Corporate Services, Sport

University of Birmingham welcomes appointment of Sir Bruce Keogh as Chair of Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust

University of Birmingham welcomes appointment of Sir Bruce Keogh as Chair of Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Description
The University of Birmingham has strongly supported the merger of Birmingham Children's Hospital and Birmingham Women's Hospital Trusts and we are delighted that the new Trust has secured someone of the national stature and unrivalled experience of Sir Bruce Keogh as its next chair.
Date:
06/04/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences

Scientists make progress on unravelling the puzzle of merging black holes

Scientists make progress on unravelling the puzzle of merging black holes
Description
Astrophysicists at the University of Birmingham have made progress in understanding a key mystery of gravitational-wave astrophysics: how two black holes can come together and merge.
Date:
05/04/2017
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Birmingham researchers win top equality award

Birmingham researchers win top equality award
Description
Two researchers from the University of Birmingham have jointly been awarded Role Model of the Year at the West Midlands Stonewall Awards for their work championing equality and diversity.
Date:
04/04/2017
Categories:
Corporate Services, Social Sciences
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