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Geneva Summit: 30th Anniversary Conference

Geneva Summit: 30th Anniversary Conference
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The Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security invited scholars and practitioners to reflect on the legacy of the meeting between Reagan and Gorbachev, exploring what went right, what went wrong, and assessing the prognosis for the future. The central focus of this event was to address the question of how trust was developed between the two leaders, why the relationship has broken down in the intervening years, and whether trust can be restored given the current state of US-Russia relations.
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22/01/2016

The immune system maintains a memory of past infections by priming genes for future encounters

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Our ability to fight off recurrent infections, such as colds or flu, may lie in the 'immunological memory' found in a newly discovered class of gene regulatory elements, according to research from the University of Birmingham, supported by the BBSRC and Bloodwise.
Date:
21/01/2016

Tommy's opens UK's first national early miscarriage centre

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Tommy's, the UK baby charity that funds research into miscarriage, stillbirth and premature birth, is to open the country's first national clinical research centre dedicated to early miscarriage on 1 April, comprising of a partnership of three universities: The University of Birmingham, The University of Warwick, and Imperial College London.
Date:
21/01/2016

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - December 2015

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The Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP launches the University of Birmingham's Cryogenic Energy Storage plant and more...
Date:
20/01/2016

Very small reductions in kidney function link with heart disease

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New research from the University of Birmingham, funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF), has found that very small reductions in kidney function are directly linked to subtle heart and blood vessel damage.
Date:
19/01/2016

Current therapy for patients with Parkinson's disease shown to be ineffective

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New research from the University of Birmingham has shown that physiotherapy and occupational therapy do not produce improvements in quality of life for patients with mild to moderate Parkinson's disease.
Date:
19/01/2016

Very small reductions in kidney function linked with heart disease

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Very small reductions in kidney function are directly linked to subtle heart and blood vessel damage, according to new research from the University of Birmingham, funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF). This shows for the first time that the heart damage seen in people with Chronic Kidney Disease is a direct result of their reduced kidney function.
Date:
15/01/2016

Pioneering study to help adults live independently for longer

Pioneering study to help adults live independently for longer
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A major study, involving researchers from the University of Birmingham, has launched aiming to help older people stay fitter and live independently for longer.
Date:
15/01/2016

Shakespeare Institute student selected as a TED Fellow

Shakespeare Institute student selected as a TED Fellow
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PhD Shakespeare and Creativity student Madeline Sayet has been selected as one of 21 TED Fellows who will take the stage at TED2016, between them representing 12 countries.
Date:
13/01/2016
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