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Day of terror reminds us that extremism must be a problem shared

Day of terror reminds us that extremism must be a problem shared
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Written by Professor Stefan Wolff. Attacks in France, Kuwait and Tunisia come against a backdrop of increasing extremist violence across the world.
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23/07/2015

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - July 2015

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From smarter diagnostics for prostate cancer to tackling food security in India and more...
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22/07/2015

Birmingham Qur'an manuscript dated among the oldest in the world

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A Qur'an manuscript held by the University of Birmingham has been placed among the oldest in the world thanks to modern scientific methods.
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22/07/2015

PhD student awarded Funds for Women Graduates grant

PhD student awarded Funds for Women Graduates grant
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School of Psychology PhD student Maria Pomoni is the successful recipient of the Emergency Grant for 2015 from the Funds for Women Graduates (FfWg).
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21/07/2015

Graduate employability continues to rise at Birmingham

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The University of Birmingham has been named among the top five UK institutions for graduate employment. Data from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) shows that almost 87 per cent of Birmingham's leavers were in graduate-level jobs or further education within six months of graduating. These figures from the 2014/15 academic year are the University's strongest results yet and place Birmingham fourth nationally for graduate employment.
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21/07/2015

Joint NSF-BBSRC research grant awarded to Biosciences staff

Joint NSF-BBSRC research grant awarded to Biosciences staff
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School of Biosciences and Institute of Microbiology and Infection (IMI) lecturer Apoorva Bhatt has been awarded a NSF-BBSRC Research grant jointly with Nitin Baliga and Eliza Petersen from the Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle.
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21/07/2015

New Director of Operations for Phenome Centre Birmingham

New Director of Operations for Phenome Centre Birmingham
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Dr Scott Harrison has joined the Phenome Centre Birmingham in Biosciences, as Operational Director. He came from the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability at the Danish Technical University in Copenhagen
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21/07/2015

Microbiology Summer School Starts in Biosciences

Microbiology Summer School Starts in Biosciences
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26 year-12 pupils from schools all around Birmingham join the Institute of Microbology and Infection this week to experience lab work and microbial science first hand.
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20/07/2015

Biosciences Birmingham Fellow wins Aston Webb Award

Biosciences Birmingham Fellow wins Aston Webb Award
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Congratulations to Anne-Marie Krachler for winning the Aston Webb Award for Outstanding Early Career Academic. This is one of the Founders Awards presented annually at the Chancellor's Dinner.
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20/07/2015

Grandparents' affection piling on the pounds in Chinese children

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New research published has revealed that affection from grandparents towards their grandchildren may play a major role in contributing to the childhood obesity pandemic in China. A study by the University of Birmingham (UK) shows that grandparents tend to indulge, overfeed and protect grandchildren in their care from physical chores, thus increasing their risk of obesity.
Date:
17/07/2015
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