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Check-ups for cardiovascular disease should be targeted at a few high risk patients, study finds

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A team of researchers led by the University of Birmingham have found that targeting as few as 1 in 12 adults for a heart check-up achieves most of the benefits of mass screening at a fraction of the cost.
Date:
08/11/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

New agreement strengthens tech innovation between Birmingham and China

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The University of Birmingham (UoB) and Jiangsu Industry Technology Research Institute (JITRI) today signed a new ¥20,000,000 agreement to develop innovative research in key areas such as nanoparticle technology and biomedicine. Signing the agreement allows both partners to work together on applied research projects that will use the University's research expertise to strengthen technological innovation in the Jiangsu Province across a wide range of engineering and medical technology.
Date:
01/11/2016
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Vice Chancellor

Top ten universities conduct a third of all UK animal research

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The ten UK universities who do the most world-leading biomedical research have announced their animal research statistics, revealing that they collectively conducted a third of all UK animal research in 2015.
Date:
27/10/2016
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

New high-performance computing system launched to support research at University of Birmingham

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Research at the University of Birmingham is set to be given a boost this week with the launch of a high-performance, bespoke computing system known as BEAR Cloud.
Date:
17/10/2016
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Australian Aboriginal remains begin long journey to ancestral home

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A collection of Aboriginal remains discovered at the University of Birmingham and at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, were handed back to traditional custodians from Australia in a spiritual ceremony today.
Date:
14/10/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
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