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Junior scientist award for PhD student

Junior scientist award for PhD student
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Eva Reindl, third-year Phd student at the School of Psychology, received the Linda Mealey Award by the International Society for Human Ethology (ISHE) in August for her paper on young children's spontaneous tool-use abilities.
Date:
19/09/2016

Young videomakers compete to help solve global resources problem

Young videomakers compete to help solve global resources problem
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Children and young people can play their part in helping to secure future supplies of food, water and energy in Brazil with the launch of an exciting new global video competition.
Date:
19/09/2016

Green light for University Collaborative Teaching Laboratory

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The University of Birmingham has, this week, received planning permission to build a brand new laboratory facility and teaching space, as part of a series of exciting regeneration developments taking place on campus.
Date:
16/09/2016

Rio Paralympic success for University of Birmingham alumnas

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Three University of Birmingham Sport (UBSport) alumnas are celebrating success at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.
Date:
13/09/2016

UAV atmospheric Sampling in South Atlantic wins UK engineering prize

UAV atmospheric Sampling in South Atlantic wins UK engineering prize
Description
Dr Rick Thomas and Professor Rob MacKenzie have won a Collaborate To Innovate UK engineering award together with their NERC-funded academic partners from the University of Bristol and Royal Holloway, University of London.
Date:
12/09/2016

Medals for Alumni in Rio Paralympics

Medals for Alumni in Rio Paralympics
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Day four of the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games saw Physiotherapy graduates Lora Turnham and Alison Patrick secure medals for Team GB.
Date:
12/09/2016

Study suggests bilinguals can better maintain attention

Study suggests bilinguals can better maintain attention
Description
Researchers from the University of Birmingham have shed light onto the cognitive benefits of bilingualism, pointing to an enhanced ability to maintain attention and focus.
Date:
12/09/2016

School of Biosciences scientist to receive €1.5m of ERC funding

School of Biosciences scientist to receive €1.5m of ERC funding
Description
Dr Dan Gibbs, Birmingham Fellow in the School of Biosciences, has been awarded a European Research Council (ERC) grant of €1.5 million for a project to investigate development of superior crop varieties required for increasing global food security.
Date:
12/09/2016

Study suggests bilinguals have an improved attentional control

Description
Researchers from the University of Birmingham have shed light onto the cognitive benefits of bilingualism, pointing to an enhanced ability to maintain attention and focus.
Date:
09/09/2016

€1.5 million European grant for evolution of human culture project

€1.5 million European grant for evolution of human culture project
Description
Dr Claudio Tennie, Birmingham Fellow in the School of Psychology, has been awarded a European Research Council (ERC) grant of €1.5 million to evaluate early stone tools in the context of cumulative culture.
Date:
09/09/2016
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