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Birmingham scientists launch project to tackle global 'clean cold' challenge

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Scientists from the University of Birmingham today launch a major research project to investigate how 'clean cold' could help to achieve almost all of the United Nations' (UN) global Sustainable Development Goals.
Date:
05/01/2017

Exploring shape perception and step climbing in older adults

Exploring shape perception and step climbing in older adults
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A recently published paper has shown that a loss of visual information in older adults can affect the perception of surfaces.
Date:
04/01/2017

University of Birmingham researchers discover new ancient tombs

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Archaeologists from the University of Birmingham have found "compelling evidence" of new Egyptian tombs at Qubbet el-Hawa in Aswan, Egypt's Minister of Antiquities has revealed.
Date:
22/12/2016

British-Chinese tech company wins University funding boost

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A British-Chinese tech company is the first company to raise investment funds from a leading UK university.
Date:
22/12/2016

Birmingham supports 'home' orchestra on tour of China

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The University of Birmingham is supporting the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra's (CBSO) New Year tour of China – marking a long musical partnership between the two institutions.
Date:
22/12/2016

Researchers discuss unique human culture on BBC radio

Researchers discuss unique human culture on BBC radio
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Researchers from the Comparative Cognition Research Group (CCRG) recently presented their research on the BBC Radio 4 programme 'Origins of Human Culture', which aired on Tuesday 6 December.
Date:
22/12/2016

Shakespeare Institute's Asian Tour

Shakespeare Institute's Asian Tour
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in November and December Professor Michael Dobson (Shakespeare Institute) visited three Asian countries with strong and distinctive traditions of Shakespearean performance, translation and scholarship – China, Japan, and India.
Date:
21/12/2016

Clinical psychology trainers conference success

Clinical psychology trainers conference success
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The School's Clinical Psychology Doctorate programme team recently hosted the 2016 National Group of trainers conference which was held in Stratford over three days.
Date:
21/12/2016

Chimpanzees are 'indifferent' when it comes to altruism

Chimpanzees are 'indifferent' when it comes to altruism
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New research into chimpanzees suggests that, when it comes to altruistically helping a fellow chimpanzee, they are 'indifferent'.
Date:
20/12/2016

Chimpanzees are 'indifferent' when it comes to altruism

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New research into chimpanzees suggests that, when it comes to altruistically helping a fellow chimpanzee, they are 'indifferent'.
Date:
20/12/2016
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