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Surgery patients in lower income countries have three times greater risk of dying

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New research has shown that patients undergoing emergency surgery in lower income countries have a three times greater chance of dying than in higher income countries.
Date:
04/05/2016

Exposure to particulate air pollutants associated with numerous cancers

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Researchers have found that long-term exposure to environmental pollutants was associated with increased risk of mortality for many types of cancer in an elderly Hong Kong population.
Date:
29/04/2016

From Birmingham to Paris: MA World Heritage Students visit UNESCO

From Birmingham to Paris: MA World Heritage Students visit UNESCO
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As part of the MA Programme in World Heritage Studies students from the UK, China, Russia, Taiwan, Brazil and Finland visited the UNESCO World Heritage Centre in Paris to engage in lively debate with specialists.
Date:
26/04/2016

Vaccinations are more effective when administered in the morning

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New research from the University of Birmingham has shown that flu vaccinations are more effective when administered in the morning. The findings, published in the journal Vaccine, suggest administering vaccinations in the morning, rather than the afternoon, could induce greater, and thus more protective, antibody responses.
Date:
26/04/2016

National Centre for Miscarriage Research officially opens

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The UK's first national research centre dedicated to early miscarriage will open today, funded by Tommy's, the UK baby charity that funds research into miscarriage, stillbirth and premature birth.
Date:
25/04/2016

Birmingham continues to climb university league table

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The University of Birmingham has risen to 15th in the UK university league tables with 50 per cent of its subjects in the top 10 and three subjects rated number one in the country.
Date:
25/04/2016

Young scientist wins 2 prestigious awards

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Aga Gambus was awarded a highly prestigious a Lister Institute Research Prize which provides £200,000 to support her research.
Date:
22/04/2016

Ewan Fernie in Belgrade

Ewan Fernie in Belgrade
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Professor Ewan Fernie (Shakespeare Institute) led a day-long event to mark the Shakespeare anniversary in Belgrade.
Date:
22/04/2016

SPC director to become Editor-in-Chief

SPC director to become Editor-in-Chief
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It has been confirmed that the Director of the Sport Policy Centre (SPC), Dr Jonathan Grix, is to take over from Professor Barrie Houlihan as Editor-in-Chief of the renowned International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics from June, 2016.
Date:
21/04/2016

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - April 2016

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Professor Martin Freer named in The Birmingham Post's Power 250 and more...
Date:
20/04/2016
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