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Britain's disabled workers continue to miss out on jobs due to a lack of tax breaks and incentives for employers

Britain's disabled workers continue to miss out on jobs due to a lack of tax breaks and incentives for employers
Description
Disabled people would have a better chance to find a job if the government did more to support businesses - by abolishing national insurance contributions of disabled workers and providing incentives to hire workers with disability.
Date:
11/07/2017
Categories:
Arts and Law, Research

Universities and industry unite in £92 million UK railway research partnership

Universities and industry unite in £92 million UK railway research partnership
Description
A partnership between the rail supply industry and a consortium of eight universities has secured £92 million to fund research aimed at establishing the UK as a world-leading centre of railway excellence.
Date:
10/07/2017
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Researchers identify inflammatory biomarkers indicating brain injury

Researchers identify inflammatory biomarkers indicating brain injury
Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have identified inflammatory biomarkers which indicate whether the brain has suffered injury.
Date:
10/07/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Advanced Manufacturing Research facility officially opened by Business Minister, Richard Harrington

Advanced Manufacturing Research facility officially opened by Business Minister, Richard Harrington
Description
The University of Birmingham and Rolls-Royce celebrated their joint collaboration to establish a High Temperature Research Centre (HTRC) with an official opening today (Thursday 6 July).
Date:
06/07/2017
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Vice Chancellor

CERN experiment discovers a new, very charming particle

CERN experiment discovers a new, very charming particle
Description
Five years on from discovering the Higgs boson, an international team, including scientists from the University of Birmingham, has discovered a brand new heavy particle at the LHCb experiment at CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC).
Date:
06/07/2017
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research
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