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Top rankings for the School

Top rankings for the School
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The University of Birmingham has been ranked number one in the UK for both Sport Science and Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation and Tourism in The Sunday Times and The Times Good University Guide 2017.
Date:
26/09/2016

PhD students present neurodevelopmental research at international conference

PhD students present neurodevelopmental research at international conference
Description
Stacey Bissell and Katherine Ellis, PhD students at the Cerebra Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders at the University of Birmingham recently presented their work at the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD) World Congress in Melbourne, Australia (14-19 August 2016).
Date:
26/09/2016

Midland Microbiology Muster

Midland Microbiology Muster
Description
Microbiologists from all over the Midlands met in Leicester for the third Midlands Molecular Microbiology Meeting on 21-22 September 2016.
Date:
23/09/2016

Former student makes finals for Royal Society of Biology Teacher Award

Former student makes finals for Royal Society of Biology Teacher Award
Description
Former Biological Sciences student Lynne Chambers was shortlisted for the 2016 Royal Society of Biology School Biology Teacher Award. The award seeks to identify and recognise the very best and most inspiring biology teachers in 11-18 education in the UK.
Date:
23/09/2016

Climate change means land use will need to change to keep up with global food demand, say scientists

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A team of researchers led by the University of Birmingham warns that without significant improvements in technology, global crop yields are likely to fall in the areas currently used for production of the world's three major cereal crops, forcing production to move to new areas.
Date:
20/09/2016

Young video makers compete to help Brazil solve resources problems

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Children and young people can play their part in helping to secure future supplies of food, water and energy in Brazil with the launch of an exciting new global video competition.
Date:
19/09/2016

We didn't evolve from 'aquatic apes'

We didn't evolve from 'aquatic apes'
Description
Professor Alice Roberts, Professor of Public Engagement in Science at the University of Birmingham, gives the case against the 'aquatic ape hypothesis' in a recent article on The Conversation.
Date:
19/09/2016

Junior scientist award for PhD student

Junior scientist award for PhD student
Description
Eva Reindl, third-year Phd student at the School of Psychology, received the Linda Mealey Award by the International Society for Human Ethology (ISHE) in August for her paper on young children's spontaneous tool-use abilities.
Date:
19/09/2016

Rio Paralympic success for University of Birmingham alumnas

Description
Three University of Birmingham Sport (UBSport) alumnas are celebrating success at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.
Date:
13/09/2016

UAV atmospheric Sampling in South Atlantic wins UK engineering prize

UAV atmospheric Sampling in South Atlantic wins UK engineering prize
Description
Dr Rick Thomas and Professor Rob MacKenzie have won a Collaborate To Innovate UK engineering award together with their NERC-funded academic partners from the University of Bristol and Royal Holloway, University of London.
Date:
12/09/2016
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