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Lapworth Museum shows judges for Art Fund Museum of the Year that 'geology rocks'

Lapworth Museum shows judges for Art Fund Museum of the Year that 'geology rocks'
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Judges for the prestigious Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017 award, the world's largest prize for museums, visited Birmingham's Lapworth Museum of Geology today (Monday 12 June) for an exclusive, interactive tour.
Date:
12/06/2017
Categories:
Alumni, Life and Environmental Sciences

Scientists discover plant 'brain' controlling seed development

Scientists discover plant 'brain' controlling seed development
Description
A new study by scientists at the University of Birmingham has revealed a group of cells that function as a 'brain' for plant embryos capable of assessing environmental conditions and dictating when seeds will germinate.
Date:
05/06/2017
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Indian sports coaches return to Birmingham to boost performance

Indian sports coaches return to Birmingham to boost performance
Description
Sports coaches from India have teamed up again with experts at the University of Birmingham to learn how latest research and training techniques can help to boost athletes' performance.
Date:
31/05/2017
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Sport

UK and Brazilian researchers uncover hidden spread of Zika virus in Brazil and Americas using virus genome sequences

Description
An international research collaboration has studied the genetics of Zika virus in Brazil and beyond, providing a new understanding of the disease and its rapid spread through space and time.
Date:
24/05/2017
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Final phase of biggest China-UK joint air pollution campaign set to launch in Beijing

Final phase of biggest China-UK joint air pollution campaign set to launch in Beijing
Description
Top UK and Chinese scientists are working together on the biggest-ever China-UK joint campaign in the megacity of Beijing to study air pollution and how it affects human health.
Date:
22/05/2017
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research
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