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'Forgotten Footprints'

'Forgotten Footprints'
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A recent paper published by University of Birmingham Palaeobiology & Palaeoenvironments undergraduate Luke Meade, PhD student Andrew Jones and Senior Research Fellow and Lapworth Museum Academic Keeper Dr Richard Butler, highlights the importance of ancient climate as a driving force for the rise of reptiles.
Date:
05/12/2016

Announcement of Birmingham-Jinan joint institute

Announcement of Birmingham-Jinan joint institute
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The University of Birmingham and Jinan University joint institute was officially unveiled at a ceremony in Jinan University, Guangzhou, China. The Universities have joined forces to nurture mathematical talent in and around South China. The joint institute, a first for both Universities, will initially focus on degree programs in Applied Mathematics with Economics, Statistics, Computing, and Mathematics. Enrolment is due to commence in 2017 and is planned to rise to well over 1000 students.
Date:
05/12/2016

Birmingham signs agreement with Chinese medical researchers

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The University of Birmingham has signed an agreement with Wenzhou Medical University to explore new opportunities for working together on translational and allied health research.
Date:
05/12/2016

Chinese psychology experts visit Birmingham to explore future links

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Psychology experts from Sun Yat Sen University in China visited the University of Birmingham to explore potential for working together on future research, as well as student and staff exchange.
Date:
02/12/2016

BRIHC African Studies PhD Scholarship - apply now

BRIHC African Studies PhD Scholarship - apply now
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Applications now open for scholarships to commence in September 2017. Deadline to apply is 20 February 2017.
Date:
02/12/2016

Birmingham and Indian scientists meet to investigate air pollution causes

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Scientists at the University of Birmingham are in Delhi and working with their Indian counterparts to help young researchers better understand the causes, sources and effects of pollution in India and the UK.
Date:
02/12/2016

Study reveals mRNA's 'fifth nucleotide' role in determining sex in fruit flies

Study reveals mRNA's 'fifth nucleotide' role in determining sex in fruit flies
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A new paper from the Soller lab published in Nature shows that methyl marks on adenosines (m6A) of mRNA are required for robust alternative splicing of the Drosophila sex determination gene Sex lethal.
Date:
02/12/2016

Leam Craig appointed Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences

Leam Craig appointed Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences
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In October Professor Leam Craig was appointed Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences (FAcSS) in recognition of his contributions to the social sciences.
Date:
30/11/2016

Collaboration with China in energy storage technologies – broader and more strengthened

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Experts from the University of Birmingham visited a leading Chinese company to discuss working together to tackle global power problems.
Date:
29/11/2016

Professor Ole Jensen wins Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award

Professor Ole Jensen wins Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award
Description
Ole Jensen, Professor of Translational Neuroscience in the School of Psychology has been awarded the 2016 Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award.
Date:
29/11/2016
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