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Friday 28th March 2014

Chancellor George Osborne announces 22 new Centres for Doctoral Training

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Postgraduate training in a wide range of engineering and scientific fields important to the UK's economy received a further boost today. Twenty two new Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs) were announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, The Rt. Hon George Osborne MP. The University of Birmingham will host one of these of new centres in the area of Formulation Engineering.
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Friday 28th March 2014
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Students, Teaching
Thursday 27th March 2014

Stressful situations show the head and the heart don't always agree

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The head and the heart of people who suffer from high levels of anxiety react to stressful situations differently, researchers at the University of Birmingham have found.
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Thursday 27th March 2014
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research
Tuesday 25th March 2014

University of Birmingham launches trial to fight cancer caused by a common virus

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The trial of a vaccine which can treat some forms of cancer caused by a common herpes virus known as the Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) has been launched by Cancer Research UK's Drug Development Office (DDO) at the University of Birmingham.
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Tuesday 25th March 2014
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
Friday 21st March 2014

New use for an old 'trouble maker'

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A 'trouble maker' from a bygone method of glass production could find a new use as an optical diffuser in medical laser treatments, communications systems and household lighting.
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Friday 21st March 2014
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research
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