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Thursday 4th July 2013

Female scientists campaign for change in gender inequality in science

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Two University of Birmingham scientists will be taking their cutting edge research to the streets tomorrow (Friday) as they take part in Soapbox Science and call for a change in gender inequality in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).
Date:
Thursday 4th July 2013
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences
Friday 28th June 2013

University of Birmingham Honorary Graduands for July 2013

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Stand-up comedian, writer and actor, Chris Addison, Polish-English Holocaust survivor, Kitty Hart-Moxon and founder of Moshi Monsters, Michael Acton Smith are amongst those who will be given honorary degrees at the University of Birmingham graduation ceremonies in July 2013.
Date:
Friday 28th June 2013
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Alumni, Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences, Students
Monday 24th June 2013

Finding Murray's magic

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Research suggests that it is Andy Murray's ability to manage goals, as well as his skill, drive and motivation that makes him such a successful athlete. According to new research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, athletes who recognise early when a goal is unattainable and switch their focus to other objectives are the most successful at achieving their main career goals.
Date:
Monday 24th June 2013
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research
Thursday 13th June 2013

Medieval leprosy genomes reveal insights into the history of the disease

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An international team led by the University of Tübingen and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, including scientists at the University of Birmingham (UK), have found that the leprosy bacillus has not changed dramatically during the past millennium, according to research published today (13 June 2013) in the journal Science.
Date:
Thursday 13th June 2013
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research
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