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How does the brain 'feel' objects?

How does the brain 'feel' objects?
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A paper published in NeuroImage by a recently graduated doctoral researcher explores how viewing an object can induce brain activity related to touch.
Date:
16/03/2016

International collaboration on financial research could change lives in Africa

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham are leading work into inclusive finance that could improve people's lives across Africa and other developing countries.
Date:
11/03/2016

Flooding alleviated by targeted tree planting

Flooding alleviated by targeted tree planting
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A study, led by the Universities of Birmingham and Southampton, has shown that strategic planting of trees on floodplains could reduce the height of flooding in towns downstream by up to 20 per cent, according to research published in the journal Earth Surface Processes and Landforms.
Date:
11/03/2016

Palaeontologists discover 250 million year old new species of reptile in Brazil

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An international team of scientists, from the University of Birmingham and three Brazilian universities, have discovered a new fossil reptile that lived 250 million years ago in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, southernmost Brazil. The species has been identified from a mostly complete and well preserved fossil skull that the team has named Teyujagua paradoxa.
Date:
11/03/2016

Discovery of new fossil reptile

Discovery of new fossil reptile
Description
An international team of scientists, from the University of Birmingham and three Brazilian universities, have discovered a new fossil reptile that lived 250 million years ago in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, southernmost Brazil. The species has been identified from a mostly complete and well preserved fossil skull that the team has named Teyujagua paradoxa.
Date:
11/03/2016

Flooding alleviated by targeted tree planting and river restoration, scientists discover

Description
A study, led by the Universities of Birmingham and Southampton, has shown that strategic planting of trees on floodplains could reduce the height of flooding in towns downstream by up to 20 per cent, according to research published in the journal Earth Surface Processes and Landforms.
Date:
11/03/2016

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - March 2016

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University of Birmingham and University of Melbourne partnership, Gravitational Waves and more...
Date:
08/03/2016

How does the brain 'feel' objects?

How does the brain 'feel' objects?
Description
A paper published in NeuroImage by a recently graduated doctoral researcher explores how viewing an object can induce brain activity related to touch.
Date:
03/03/2016

How long is a second?

How long is a second?
Description
A paper by doctoral researcher Ninja K. Horr, Dr Massimiliano Di Luca, and Dr Maria Wimber, recently accepted for publication in NeuroImage, investigates the brain's ability to keep track of time.
Date:
02/03/2016

The Universities of Birmingham and Melbourne launch innovative global collaboration

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The University of Birmingham and the University of Melbourne have signed an expansive new agreement to formally collaborate on research, education, and cultural engagement.
Date:
02/03/2016
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