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Study identifies a new way to prevent a deadly fungal infection spreading to the brain

Study identifies a new way to prevent a deadly fungal infection spreading to the brain
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Research led by the University of Birmingham has discovered a way to stop a deadly fungus from 'hijacking' the body's immune system and spreading to the brain.
Date:
16/08/2017

Why 'upskirting' needs to be made a sex crime

Why 'upskirting' needs to be made a sex crime
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Professor Erika Rackley and Professor Clare McGlynn (Durham University) write for The Conversation.
Date:
16/08/2017

The Magic of Radio

The Magic of Radio
Description
Professor Costas Constantinou is an internationally leading expert on communications engineering, specifically radiowave (RW) propagation – the behaviour of radio waves as they travel, or are propagated, from one point to another or to permeate the world around us – whose groundbreaking work will help to make the IoT a reality, most likely within the next few years. He recently presented his Inaugural Lecture, 'The Magic of Radio'. This article profiles his life and research.
Date:
16/08/2017

Professor Andrew Dove and Professor Rachel O'Reilly to join School of Chemistry in early 2018

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Two internationally renowned polymer chemists, Professor Andrew Dove and Professor Rachel O'Reilly, will be joining the University of Birmingham's School of Chemistry in early 2018, bringing their great depth of expertise in the area of polymer chemistry, biomaterials and materials science to the School.
Date:
16/08/2017

Young victims of cyberbullying twice as likely to attempt suicide and self-harm, study finds

Young victims of cyberbullying twice as likely to attempt suicide and self-harm, study finds
Description
Children and young people under-25 who become victims of cyberbullying are more than twice as likely to enact self-harm and attempt suicide than non-victims.
Date:
16/08/2017

Writing and editing for different audiences

Writing and editing for different audiences
Description
Joshua Allen discusses writing and editing for different audiences.
Date:
14/08/2017

Lisa Bortolotti on the Voice of Islam Radio Breakfast Show

Lisa Bortolotti on the Voice of Islam Radio Breakfast Show
Description
Lisa Bortolotti was interviewed in the Voice of Islam Radio Breakfast Show.
Date:
14/08/2017

Pioneering Bacterial Vaccines network launched through University of Birmingham

Pioneering Bacterial Vaccines network launched through University of Birmingham
Description
Researchers from the University of Birmingham have established a global bacterial vaccinology network that will facilitate the development of vaccines against bacterial infections that affect low and middle income countries.
Date:
14/08/2017

2018 Global Ethics Conference: Call for Papers now open

2018 Global Ethics Conference: Call for Papers now open
Description
The Call for Papers for the 2018 Conference of the Centre for the Study of Global Ethics on A post-liberal World? is now open
Date:
11/08/2017
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