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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

SPC member sheds light on what dedicated football supporters think about Qatar's forthcoming hosting of the 2022 FIFA World Cup finals

SPC member sheds light on what dedicated football supporters think about Qatar's forthcoming hosting of the 2022 FIFA World Cup finals
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Dedicated football supporters' attitudes towards Qatar's awarding of the 2022 FIFA World Cup do not wholly reflect the morale and logistical panic advocated by various international journalists, politicians and sports officials.
Date:
29/02/2016

'Big data' helps to discover key factors driving blood cell specification

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New research led by researchers at the University of Birmingham has identified key factors that drive blood cell development by recapitulating this process in a culture dish. Cells with the ability to give rise to blood are normally specified in the early embryo over a number of developmental stages and eventually form blood stem cells that are maintained for life and generate trillions of blood cells every day.
Date:
25/02/2016

Birmingham entrepreneurial expert helps understand impact of Chinese change

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A University of Birmingham business expert has launched a major new book which could kick-start research and debate around how talented Chinese professionals and entrepreneurs are returning to help shape the economic future of China and the wider world.
Date:
25/02/2016

Periodontitis linked to a higher mortality rate in patients with kidney disease

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New findings from the University of Birmingham show that patients with chronic kidney disease patients and periodontitis (severe gum disease) have a higher mortality rate than those with chronic kidney disease alone.
Date:
18/02/2016

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - February 2016

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The contribution by Birmingham to the discovery of gravitational waves, commemorating the Luna 9 landings and more...
Date:
16/02/2016

Saudi students focus on Birmingham to promote research

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The University of Birmingham will welcome over 1,000 Saudi Arabian students from across the UK to an annual conference that will showcase their potential for groundbreaking work and research innovation.
Date:
12/02/2016

China accused of state sponsored doping

China accused of state sponsored doping
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In case you missed it, one of China's most famous athletes, Wang Junxia has admitted doping in a letter she and other athletes wrote in 1998.
Date:
11/02/2016

Smart cities better defined by new research

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham have identified a handful of key elements that define 'smart cities'– cities like Singapore and Copenhagen, which are both at the top of their game in using technology to enable their citizens to enjoy a better quality of life, but in different ways.
Date:
10/02/2016
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