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New Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry set to open doors to public

New Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry set to open doors to public
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The first patients are due to be welcomed to the new Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry on Thursday, 31 March.
Date:
16/03/2016

International collaboration on financial research could change lives in Africa

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham are leading work into inclusive finance that could improve people's lives across Africa and other developing countries.
Date:
11/03/2016
Categories:
International, Research, Social Sciences

Palaeontologists discover 250 million year old new species of reptile in Brazil

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An international team of scientists, from the University of Birmingham and three Brazilian universities, have discovered a new fossil reptile that lived 250 million years ago in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, southernmost Brazil. The species has been identified from a mostly complete and well preserved fossil skull that the team has named Teyujagua paradoxa.
Date:
11/03/2016
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Flooding alleviated by targeted tree planting and river restoration, scientists discover

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A study, led by the Universities of Birmingham and Southampton, has shown that strategic planting of trees on floodplains could reduce the height of flooding in towns downstream by up to 20 per cent, according to research published in the journal Earth Surface Processes and Landforms.
Date:
11/03/2016
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Chinese director's movie magic comes to Birmingham

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Ground-breaking Chinese director Evans Chan will introduce a 'mini film festival' featuring three of his best-known movies, as part of the University of Birmingham's fourth Arts & Science Festival.
Date:
10/03/2016
Categories:
Arts and Law
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