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Orson Welles plays starring role in creating Brazilian folklore

Orson Welles plays starring role in creating Brazilian folklore
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American filmmaker Orson Welles changed the perception of the Brazilian Northeast when he filmed the story of four campaigning fishermen for an ill-fated and uncompleted movie, a study reveals.
Date:
20/03/2017

An epidemic of epipens

An epidemic of epipens
Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have found that prescriptions of adrenaline autoinjectors (commonly called 'epipens') for children with allergies have increased markedly in the last decade, with nearly four devices a year provided per child.
Date:
16/03/2017

Birmingham leads on pioneering Student Ambassador programme championing diversity and tackling sexual harassment on campus

Description
The University of Birmingham and the University of Manchester have been awarded more than £400,000 by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), to develop and pioneer a programme of student ambassadors to help improve diversity and inclusion.
Date:
15/03/2017

Research security partnerships connect UK, India and Australia

Research security partnerships connect UK, India and Australia
Description
Academic experts from the UK, India and Australia researching key global and regional security issues gathered in New Delhi to forge new research partnerships.
Date:
14/03/2017

University of Birmingham study finds new class of androgens play key role in polycystic ovary syndrome

University of Birmingham study finds new class of androgens  play key role in polycystic ovary syndrome
Description
Scientists led by the University of Birmingham have discovered that a new class of male sex hormones known as androgens plays a key role in the development of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
Date:
14/03/2017

University celebrates research partnerships with first-ever Brazil Week

University celebrates research partnerships with first-ever Brazil Week
Description
The University of Birmingham is celebrating its extensive research partnerships with top universities across Brazil with a week of exciting Brazilian-themed events.
Date:
14/03/2017

British and Brazilian universities unite to tackle major global problems

British and Brazilian universities unite to tackle major global problems
Description
Experts from the University of Birmingham today joined partners at São Paulo State University (UNESP) to lay the foundation for joint research aimed at solving major problems facing both countries.
Date:
13/03/2017

University brings £3.5 billion boost to the UK economy

University brings £3.5 billion boost to the UK economy
Description
The University of Birmingham contributes £3.5 billion to the UK economy every year – enough to build seven flagship hospitals or 140 new secondary schools, new figures show.
Date:
09/03/2017

Birmingham scores seven Top 50 global hits in subject rankings

Birmingham scores seven Top 50 global hits in subject rankings
Description
The University of Birmingham is among the top 50 places in the world to study in seven subjects, according to a prestigious global survey of universities.
Date:
09/03/2017
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