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Study finds adding Abiraterone to standard treatment improves prostate cancer survival

Study finds adding Abiraterone to standard treatment improves prostate cancer survival
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One of the largest clinical trials for prostate cancer led by the University of Birmingham has found that adding Abiraterone to hormone therapy at the start of treatment improves survival by 37 per cent.
Date:
05/06/2017

Birmingham's energy storage expertise continues to attract interest from top Chinese companies

Birmingham's energy storage expertise continues to attract interest from top Chinese companies
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A senior delegation from the State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC) of China visited the University of Birmingham to explore collaboration in energy storage and other energy technologies.
Date:
02/06/2017

Professor Yulong Ding features on BBC's The Great Village Green Crusade

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Professor Yulong Ding featured on the BBC show 'The Great Village Green Crusade', demonstrating the science of liquid air energy storage technology to presenter Robert Llewellyn.
Date:
02/06/2017

'Einstein was right' - Third detection of gravitational waves sheds light on physics of merging black holes

'Einstein was right' - Third detection of gravitational waves sheds light on physics of merging black holes
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The LIGO-Virgo Team – a worldwide team of research institutions, including the University of Birmingham – has detected a new gravitational-wave signal emanating from the collision of two black holes. The discovery adds further evidence for Einstein's famous theory of general relativity, and confirms the existence of a previously unknown population of black holes.
Date:
01/06/2017

University Women's Choir appoint Patrick Barrett as Conductor

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University Women's Choir are pleased to welcome the young upcoming choral conductor, Patrick Barrett, as their new Chorus Master for the 2017/18 academic year.
Date:
31/05/2017

Indian sports coaches return to Birmingham to boost performance

Indian sports coaches return to Birmingham to boost performance
Description
Sports coaches from India have teamed up again with experts at the University of Birmingham to learn how latest research and training techniques can help to boost athletes' performance.
Date:
31/05/2017

University of Birmingham and Fraunhofer UMSICHT launch Joint Research Platform

University of Birmingham and Fraunhofer UMSICHT launch Joint Research Platform
Description
Experts from industry and academia have launched a joint research platform to deliver new approaches to energy and waste management that will benefit cities and communities around the world. Over 100 university and industry leaders from the UK and around the globe attended the initiative's launch at the University of Birmingham to discuss how to drive innovation and make Birmingham the green heart of Britain.
Date:
25/05/2017

University of Birmingham and Fraunhofer UMSICHT launch Joint Research Platform

University of Birmingham and Fraunhofer UMSICHT launch Joint Research Platform
Description
Experts from industry and academia have launched a joint research platform to deliver new approaches to energy and waste management that will benefit cities and communities around the world.
Date:
25/05/2017

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

Description
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

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
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