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Right-or left-handedness affects sign language comprehension

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The speed at which sign language users understand what others are 'saying' to them depends on whether the conversation partners are left- or right-handed, a new study has found.
Date:
11/05/2017
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

'Fingertip touch' clue to human ancestors exploiting treetop environments

'Fingertip touch' clue to human ancestors exploiting treetop environments
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Research by scientists at the University of Birmingham suggests that ancestral humans may have been more adept at negotiating unstable arboreal environment than previously thought.
Date:
10/05/2017
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

University of Birmingham congratulates the new West Midlands Mayor

University of Birmingham congratulates the new West Midlands Mayor
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University of Birmingham congratulates the new West Midlands Mayor
Date:
05/05/2017
Categories:
Vice Chancellor

University of Birmingham's Professor Roy Harrison OBE elected as Fellow of the Royal Society

University of Birmingham's Professor Roy Harrison OBE elected as Fellow of the Royal Society
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University of Birmingham Professor Roy Harrison OBE has today been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society in recognition of his outstanding contribution to science.
Date:
05/05/2017
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences

Birmingham Law School wins prestigious award for Pro Bono services to the community

Birmingham Law School wins prestigious award for Pro Bono services to the community
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The University of Birmingham's Law School has been recognised for its services to the community, assisting individuals and groups in need from across Birmingham and further afield, gain access to free legal advice.
Date:
04/05/2017
Categories:
Arts and Law
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