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Shaping the UN's New Urban Agenda

Shaping the UN's New Urban Agenda
Description
The School has been deeply involved in shaping the New Urban Agenda, set by the United Nations, through the engagement of Dr Vlad Mykhnenko as a UN Habitat Policy Expert, in one of the ten policy units responsible for drafting the flagship document.
Date:
13/05/2016

Stroke awareness: are mini strokes being overlooked?

Description
May is Stroke Awareness Month. But are transient ischaemic attacks (TIAs), or 'mini-strokes' really that transient and are they being overlooked by both clinicians and policy makers?
Date:
12/05/2016

Stroke awareness: are mini strokes being overlooked?

Description
May is Stroke Awareness Month. But are transient ischaemic attacks (TIAs), or 'mini-strokes' really that transient and are they being overlooked by both clinicians and policy makers?
Date:
12/05/2016

Study looks at emotional eating in childhood

Study looks at emotional eating in childhood
Description
Research studies carried out in the School have shown how parental feeding practices inform the development of emotional eating.
Date:
12/05/2016

Apeing the apes: New enclosure design tool for UK zoos

Apeing the apes: New enclosure design tool for UK zoos
Description
University of Birmingham scientists have developed a new way to redesign chimpanzee enclosures to translate research on wild chimpanzees into zoos to help preserve the behavioural and physiological adaptations that make the species unique.
Date:
12/05/2016

First Women in Science Event a success

First Women in Science Event a success
Description
Last month the School of Psychology hosted its first Women in Science Event (WiSE). WiSE is a new collaboration between the University and the Athena Swan Charter for Women in Science, designed to provide a platform for discussion about women in science.
Date:
12/05/2016

Prolonged breath holds of over five minutes could help in targeted radiotherapy

Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham working with clinical teams at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust have successfully shown for the first time that breast cancer patients can be trained to achieve single prolonged breath holds of over five minutes, opening the door for targeted radiotherapy to be administered with just one dose in each daily session.
Date:
12/05/2016

Prolonged breath holds of over five minutes could help in targeted radiotherapy

Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham working with clinical teams at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust have successfully shown for the first time that breast cancer patients can be trained to achieve single prolonged breath holds of over five minutes, opening the door for targeted radiotherapy to be administered with just one dose in each daily session.
Date:
12/05/2016

Apeing the apes: New enclosure design tool created for UK zoos

Description
University of Birmingham scientists have developed a new way to redesign chimpanzee enclosures in zoos to translate research on wild chimpanzees into zoos to help preserve the behavioural and physiological adaptations that make the species unique.
Date:
11/05/2016
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