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UK and Brazilian researchers uncover hidden spread of Zika virus in Brazil and Americas using virus genome sequences

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An international research collaboration has studied the genetics of Zika virus in Brazil and beyond, providing a new understanding of the disease and its rapid spread through space and time.
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24/05/2017

Birmingham and Jinan launch dual degrees for students in China

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The University of Birmingham and Jinan University today launched a new partnership that will allow students to study in China and receive degrees from each university.
Date:
24/05/2017

PhD student a finalist in ESRC writing competition

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PhD student David Pollard was a finalist in the ESRC Writing Competition 2017, which aims to encourage and recognise the writing skills of ESRC-funded students.
Date:
23/05/2017

Final phase of biggest China-UK joint air pollution campaign set to launch in Beijing

Final phase of biggest China-UK joint air pollution campaign set to launch in Beijing
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Top UK and Chinese scientists are working together on the biggest-ever China-UK joint campaign in the megacity of Beijing to study air pollution and how it affects human health.
Date:
22/05/2017

Five Awards Won by New University Building Developments

Five Awards Won by New University Building Developments
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Four new developments at the University of Birmingham have between them received five regional industry awards for their design and development.
Date:
22/05/2017

University of Birmingham Sport & Fitness now open

University of Birmingham Sport & Fitness now open
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The University of Birmingham's new £55million Sport & Fitness club opened on Monday 22 May. University of Birmingham Sport & Fitness presents the city's first 50m pool, as well as an extensive state-of-the-art gym; five activity studios for classes; a squash court complex; a large multi-sports arena; a climbing wall and much more.
Date:
22/05/2017

Migrant children less obese due to absent grandmothers - study

Migrant children less obese due to absent grandmothers - study
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Children of migrants to Chinese cities have lower rates of obesity than youngsters in more affluent established urban families - probably because their grandparents are not around to over-feed them, a new study has found.
Date:
18/05/2017

University of Birmingham backs Chinese orchestra's first concert in Britain

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One of China's most prestigious orchestras performed in the UK for the first time – backed by the University of Birmingham.
Date:
18/05/2017

Birmingham's Mathematics achieves a top ten ranking in the UK

Birmingham's Mathematics achieves a top ten ranking in the UK
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The Guardian University Guide 2018 reveals that Mathematics at the University of Birmingham maintains its top ten place.
Date:
18/05/2017

Birmingham's Materials Engineering ranked second in the UK

Birmingham's Materials Engineering ranked second in the UK
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The Guardian University Guide 2018 reveals that Materials Engineering at the University of Birmingham has risen two places to second in the UK.
Date:
18/05/2017
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