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Leading forces in fight against Leukaemia unite once again, with Geoff Thomas at the helm

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To celebrate ten years in remission from leukaemia, former footballer Geoff Thomas has teamed up with Cure Leukaemia and the University of Birmingham to raise £500,000 to ensure more patients can access lifesaving treatments like he did.
Date:
09/01/2015
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences

West Midlands awarded £1.14 million for widening access to higher education

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A £22 million programme to encourage young people from poorer backgrounds to consider going to university includes a £1.14 million award to expand a pioneering scheme in the West Midlands.
Date:
08/01/2015

'Brummie' water fleas prepared for their trip to space

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Local 'Daphnia' waterfleas are currently being prepared by scientists at the University of Birmingham for their trip to the International Space Station (ISS), where they will be observed by astronauts.
Date:
22/12/2014
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Sex marks the spot – treasure trove of images reveal life in 1960s red light district

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Previously unseen images have laid bare the lives of sex workers in the city in a University of Birmingham research project. The study will continue investigations into a photographic archive thanks to funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council.
Date:
19/12/2014
Categories:
Arts and Law, Research

University of Birmingham's arts research among best in world

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The University of Birmingham's arts and humanities researchers have been ranked among the best in the world in a UK-wide research quality survey released today.
Date:
18/12/2014
Categories:
Arts and Law, Research
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