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National Centre for Miscarriage Research officially opens

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The UK's first national research centre dedicated to early miscarriage will open today, funded by Tommy's, the UK baby charity that funds research into miscarriage, stillbirth and premature birth.
Date:
25/04/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Two Birmingham teams shortlisted for Cancer Research UK's Grand Challenge award

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Two multi-disciplinary teams of scientists from the University of Birmingham have been shortlisted for the final stages of Cancer Research UK's global Grand Challenge – an ambitious series of £20m cancer grants tackling some of the toughest questions in cancer research.
Date:
14/04/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Birmingham and Illinois recruiting top researchers to tackle global challenges

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The University of Birmingham and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are jointly recruiting top postdoctoral researchers in areas of common interest that also address major global challenges.
Date:
14/04/2016
Categories:
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences

University of Birmingham autism expert aims to help Chinese children

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A University of Birmingham autism expert will illustrate how ground-breaking work in Britain could help improve life for millions of Chinese children.
Date:
12/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Hot super-Earths stripped by host stars: 'cooked' planets shrink due to radiation

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Astrophysicists at the University of Birmingham have used data from the NASA Kepler space telescope to discover a class of extrasolar planets whose atmospheres have been stripped away by their host stars, according to research published in the journal Nature Communications today (11 April 2016).
Date:
11/04/2016
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research
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