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'Brummie' water fleas prepared for their trip to space

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Local 'Daphnia' waterfleas are currently being prepared by scientists at the University of Birmingham for their trip to the International Space Station (ISS), where they will be observed by astronauts.
Date:
22/12/2014

Sex marks the spot – treasure trove of images reveal life in 1960s red light district

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Previously unseen images have laid bare the lives of sex workers in the city in a University of Birmingham research project. The study will continue investigations into a photographic archive thanks to funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council.
Date:
19/12/2014

Pett Level Beach and Pett village residents welcome home the Anne

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It was standing room only at the Pett Level Beach Club near Hastings on Friday 12 December when EESE's Human Interface Technologies Team's Director, Professor Bob Stone, and PhD students Chris Bibb and Vish Shingari, presented the results of their Virtual and Augmented Reality Anne heritage project to local residents, historians and visitors.
Date:
19/12/2014

Strong performance by College in recent national research assessment

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The University of Birmingham's College of Engineering and Physical Sciences has collectively achieved a very strong performance in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) - the system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions.
Date:
19/12/2014

Experience-based Co-Design workshop aims to raise standard of mental health services

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A recent workshop hosted by the School of Psychology provided training to academics, NHS staff and service-users on how to improve mental health services through Experience-based Co-Design (EBCD). EBCD uses the experiences of staff and service-users to raise the standard of healthcare systems.
Date:
19/12/2014

Housing and Communities Research Network Seminar - 12 January 2015

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All are welcome at the next Housing and Communities Research Network Seminar, which will be held on Monday 12 January 2015 in Room 710, Muirhead Tower (4.15-5.45).
Date:
18/12/2014

86% of EESE's research ranked as world-leading or internationally excellent

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The School of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering is very pleased to have achieved a very good performance in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) – the system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions. 86% of the research in the School was rated as world-leading or internationally excellent.
Date:
18/12/2014
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