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Ambassador delivers keynote talk to launch Birmingham's Brazil Week

Ambassador delivers keynote talk to launch Birmingham's Brazil Week
Description
The Brazilian Ambassador visited the University of Birmingham today to launch its first 'Brazil Week' and learn more about the University's work with his country.
Date:
21/03/2017
Categories:
International, Vice Chancellor

Voting open as young video makers compete to support Brazil in solving resources problems

Voting open as young video makers compete to support Brazil in solving resources problems
Description
People around the world can vote in an exciting global video competition that is helping children and young people play their part in helping to secure future supplies of food, water and energy in Brazil.
Date:
21/03/2017
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Orson Welles plays starring role in creating Brazilian folklore

Orson Welles plays starring role in creating Brazilian folklore
Description
American filmmaker Orson Welles changed the perception of the Brazilian Northeast when he filmed the story of four campaigning fishermen for an ill-fated and uncompleted movie, a study reveals.
Date:
20/03/2017
Categories:
Arts and Law, International, Research

An epidemic of epipens

An epidemic of epipens
Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have found that prescriptions of adrenaline autoinjectors (commonly called 'epipens') for children with allergies have increased markedly in the last decade, with nearly four devices a year provided per child.
Date:
16/03/2017
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Birmingham leads on pioneering Student Ambassador programme championing diversity and tackling sexual harassment on campus

Description
The University of Birmingham and the University of Manchester have been awarded more than £400,000 by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), to develop and pioneer a programme of student ambassadors to help improve diversity and inclusion.
Date:
15/03/2017
Categories:
International, Students
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