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Life-saving University of Birmingham peer-led course expands nationally

Life-saving University of Birmingham peer-led course expands nationally
Description
Research has found that basic life support at least doubles the likelihood of survival from cardiac arrest. Resuscitation for Medical Disciplines (RMD) is a highly interactive peer-led course that teaches basic life support and how to use an automated external defibrillator to healthcare students.
Date:
23/08/2017

Fullbright Scholarship award

Fullbright Scholarship award
Description
Dr Ammar Waraich, a Medical Education PGCert graduate (2016) and Honorary Clinical Lecturer at the University of Birmingham has received a prestigious US-UK Fulbright Scholarship to the USA to enable him to study for a Master in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, at Harvard University.
Date:
22/08/2017

Supporting innovation in research into cancer surgery

Supporting innovation in research into cancer surgery
Description
Professor Dion Morton, Director of the Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre at the University of Birmingham, writes for the NIHR Blog on how the NIHR health research system has supported innovative research in his area of cancer surgery.
Date:
21/08/2017

Consul General visits Birmingham as India marks 70 years of independence

Consul General visits Birmingham as India marks 70 years of independence
Description
The Consul General of India visited the University of Birmingham to learn more about the University's work and its plans for engaging with partners in India.
Date:
18/08/2017

Birmingham students double delivery of CPR training at V Festival

Birmingham students double delivery of CPR training at V Festival
Description
Students from the College of Medical and Dental Sciences are doubling their efforts to deliver CPR training to festival-goers this summer by teaching people life-saving techniques at the V Festivals.
Date:
17/08/2017

POLSIS Academic Discusses Migration Diplomacy in Jordan

Description
Dr. Gerasimos Tsourapas gave a public lecture on the international politics of Middle East migration in Amman, Jordan.
Date:
17/08/2017

Study identifies a new way to prevent a deadly fungal infection spreading to the brain

Study identifies a new way to prevent a deadly fungal infection spreading to the brain
Description
Research led by the University of Birmingham has discovered a way to stop a deadly fungus from 'hijacking' the body's immune system and spreading to the brain.
Date:
16/08/2017

Birmingham students double delivery of CPR training at V Festival

Birmingham students double delivery of CPR training at V Festival
Description
Students from the University of Birmingham are doubling their efforts to deliver CPR training to festival-goers this summer – teaching people life-saving techniques at both V festival sites.
Date:
16/08/2017

Pioneering Bacterial Vaccines network launched through University of Birmingham

Pioneering Bacterial Vaccines network launched through University of Birmingham
Description
Researchers from the University of Birmingham have established a global bacterial vaccinology network that will facilitate the development of vaccines against bacterial infections that affect low and middle income countries.
Date:
14/08/2017

CMAR Early Career Researcher wins the Koranchevsky Prize at the BSRA Annual Meeting in Exeter

Description
Dr Niharika Duggal, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Centre for Musculoskeletal Ageing Research, presented her work on the impact of lifelong physical activity on immunesenescence
Date:
10/08/2017
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