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Indian coaches bowled over by cricket's use of sports science

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Experts at the University of Birmingham introduced coaches and sports scientists from India to their counterparts in English cricket to demonstrate how cutting-edge science helps improve performance.
Date:
30/08/2016

Steve Mayhew receives award for brain fluctuations paper

Steve Mayhew receives award for brain fluctuations paper
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Dr Steve Mayhew, Birmingham Fellow in the School of Psychology, received the Neuroimage Editor's Choice Award in July for a paper investigating brain activity fluctuations.
Date:
26/08/2016

Bright sparks discovered via University's project with Birmingham Girls School

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The value of studying STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) subjects at 'A' Level has been shown to boost girls' potential earning power by as much as 33%. Encouraging girls to study these subjects at A level has been a long term focus of government policy since 2010.
Date:
26/08/2016

What does a rise in the minimum wage mean for the Mexican labour market?

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The idea of a minimum working wage has been a controversial topic within economics for many years. The basic goal of establishing a minimum level of earnings is to ensure that independently of the job performed, all workers can earn a salary that is high enough to satisfy their basic needs.
Date:
25/08/2016

What does a rise in the minimum wage mean for the Mexican labour market?

Description
The idea of a minimum working wage has been a controversial topic within economics for many years. The basic goal of establishing a minimum level of earnings is to ensure that independently of the job performed, all workers can earn a salary that is high enough to satisfy their basic needs.
Date:
25/08/2016

Birmingham International Summer School 2016 is great success

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The Birmingham International Summer School (BISS) 2016 proved to be a tremendous success with 126 international students participating in three weeks of academic and social activities.
Date:
23/08/2016

Birmingham experts help coaches boost Indian sports performance

Birmingham experts help coaches boost Indian sports performance
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Coaches and sports scientists from India have teamed up with experts at the University of Birmingham to learn how their athletes can boost their performance, following Team GB's outstanding Olympic success.
Date:
22/08/2016

Lily Owsley makes Olympic history

Lily Owsley makes Olympic history
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On the final Friday of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, current Sport and Exercise Sciences student, Lily Owsley and Psychology graduate, Sophie Bray, helped Team GB make history when they became the first British women's hockey team to win gold.
Date:
22/08/2016

How is pollen, pollution and climate change affecting our health?

How is pollen, pollution and climate change affecting our health?
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In a recent Birmingham Brief article, Doctoral Researcher Marliyyah A. Mahmood discusses evidence that the interaction between pollen grains, environmental pollution and weather change is increasing, with the allergenicity of the pollen grain affecting many more hay fever sufferers.
Date:
19/08/2016

How is pollen, pollution and climate change affecting our health?

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The impact of air pollution, weather and climate change on the environment and human health is a vital concern globally. The health hazard it causes includes severe allergic reactions and several medical conditions, especially in conjunction with pollen grains.
Date:
18/08/2016
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