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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

Birmingham Qur'an replica presented to the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi

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His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales has presented an exclusive copy of the Birmingham Qur'an manuscript to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi.
Date:
07/11/2016
Categories:
International, Research, Vice Chancellor

Birmingham Qur'an Manuscript Exhibition on display in UAE

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The Birmingham Qur'an Manuscript, in digital form, is to be the centrepiece of the royal launch of the UK/UAE 2017 Year of Cultural Collaboration.
Date:
07/11/2016
Categories:
International, Research, Vice Chancellor

Birmingham and Indian scientists investigate air pollution causes

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Scientists at the University of Birmingham are working with partners in Delhi to better understand the causes, sources and effects of pollution in India and the UK.
Date:
03/11/2016
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

People smuggling 'boosted not broken' by Europe migration policy

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European governments have contributed to the European 'migration crisis' by blaming people smugglers, rather than conflict, for increased migration to Europe. The failure to open up safe and legal routes to protection and the focus on border security has actually driven demand for the smugglers, a major new academic research project concludes today.
Date:
03/11/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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