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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.
Date:
24/05/2017

Professor Jocelyne Cesari comments on a Trump speech and Islamophobia in the United States

Professor Jocelyne Cesari comments on a Trump speech and Islamophobia in the United States
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Comments in the news sources Voice of America and Raw Story
Date:
24/05/2017

Professor Francis Davis spoke about disability rights in the UK on Al Jazeera

Professor Francis Davis spoke about disability rights in the UK on Al Jazeera
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Professor Francis Davis debated disability, enterprise and inclusion on Al Jazeera's thirty minute discussion programme 'The Stream' on May 22, 2017.
Date:
24/05/2017

Professor Francis Davis advised Theos on faith-based social innovation

Professor Francis Davis advised Theos on faith-based social innovation
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Theos, a Christian think tank, published a pamphlet exploring the role and potential of faith based social innovation which explicitly acknowledged advice and input from Professor Francis Davis.
Date:
24/05/2017

IDD Guest seminar podcast: Liberation Politics and the Outbreak of Africa's Deadliest Conflict

IDD Guest seminar podcast: Liberation Politics and the Outbreak of Africa's Deadliest Conflict
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Dr Harry Verhoeven of Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service in Qatar. Presented his new book (with Philip Roessler) about the outbreak of the Congo War: "Why Comrades go to War: Liberation Politics and the Outbreak of Africa's Deadliest Conflict" (Hurst and OUP: 2016).
Date:
24/05/2017

Study leads to breakthrough in better understanding acute myeloid leukaemia

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A study led by the University of Birmingham has made a breakthrough in the understanding of how different genetic mutations cause acute myeloid leukaemia.
Date:
23/05/2017

Professor Francis Davis talks about religion as an industrial factor and its implications

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Professor Francis Davis gave a paper at an international conference hosted by the University of Leuven on May 19, 2017.
Date:
23/05/2017

Two University of Birmingham students win prestigious awards

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Two students from the University of Birmingham's College of Medical and Dental Sciences are celebrating after winning national awards.
Date:
23/05/2017

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
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