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Policing and the justice system: tackling the key challenges

Policing and the justice system: tackling the key challenges
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In the latest Birmingham Brief article, Dr Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay and Dr Jessica Woodhams consider the challenges facing policing and the Criminal Justice Sector, including rehabilitation, pathways to crime and prioritisation.
Date:
30/06/2017

Study explores children's ability to copy products they cannot yet invent

Study explores children's ability to copy products they cannot yet invent
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Researchers from the University of Birmingham have published a study in Scientific Reports in which they investigate whether young children can copy a material cultural product that they themselves are not yet able to invent on their own. For this, the researchers adapted a tower construction task that was previously used with adults.
Date:
29/06/2017

University of Birmingham awards honorary degrees in 2017

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Birmingham's latest Nobel Prize winners Professor David Thouless and Professor Mike Kosterlitz are among those receiving honorary degrees from the University of Birmingham this year.
Date:
28/06/2017

Clean cold offers India's farmers sustainable economic growth - study

Clean cold offers India's farmers sustainable economic growth - study
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'Clean Cold' chains are essential to the progression of India's farming industry, according to a new report.
Date:
28/06/2017

Birmingham and Beijing neuro experts host global conference

Birmingham and Beijing neuro experts host global conference
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Experts from the University of Birmingham and Peking University hosted a international conference in Beijing that saw top researchers gather to discuss the science behind human decision making.
Date:
27/06/2017

Tracking Zika virus across continents

Tracking Zika virus across continents
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Two papers in the 15 June issue of Nature describe how on-site rapid sequencing has been used to follow the spread of Zika virus and its evolution.
Date:
27/06/2017

Research finds cancer hijacks natural cell process to survive

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Research finds cancer hijacks natural cell process to survive
Date:
26/06/2017

University of Birmingham renews partnership agreement with Santander

University of Birmingham renews partnership agreement with Santander
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University of Birmingham students can continue to take advantage of work experience placements and study awards following the signing of a new agreement with Santander.
Date:
26/06/2017

Self-injury paper inspires Facebook video

Self-injury paper inspires Facebook video
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An article recently published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities by Dr Caroline Richards and Professor Chris Oliver has been converted into a 60-second video on Facebook by autism researcher Professor Andrew Whitehouse, in Australia.
Date:
26/06/2017

Nankai visitors explore research and study links with Birmingham

Nankai visitors explore research and study links with Birmingham
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Senior leaders from Nankai University in China visited the University of Birmingham to explore future research partnerships, as well as student and staff exchange.
Date:
23/06/2017
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