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Tracking Zika virus across continents

Tracking Zika virus across continents
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Two papers in the 15 June issue of Nature describe how on-site rapid sequencing has been used to follow the spread of Zika virus and its evolution.
Date:
27/06/2017

Dr Nick Wright of ICCS has work featured in the New York Times

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ICCS Senior Fellow Dr Nicholas Wright's work on the biology of human choice featured in a New York Times entitled "Men Can Be So Hormonal."
Date:
27/06/2017

Industry collaboration to fast-track potential lung disease treatments and investigate the effects of e-cigarettes

Industry collaboration to fast-track potential lung disease treatments and investigate the effects of e-cigarettes
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Scientists from the University of Birmingham have established an important two-year collaborative project with major pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to look at the effects of cigarette and e-cigarette smoking on lung inflammation and cells.
Date:
26/06/2017

'Oh Lord Please Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood': 'Mayism' and Social Care for Older People

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Robert M Page, Reader in Democratic Socialism and Social Policy, explores the impact of Theresa May's social care proposals on the Conservative party's election performance, and considers what the future may hold in this area.
Date:
26/06/2017

Research finds cancer hijacks natural cell process to survive

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Research finds cancer hijacks natural cell process to survive
Date:
26/06/2017

Dora Panella appointed to postdoctoral position in Germany

Dora Panella appointed to postdoctoral position in Germany
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ITSEE is delighted to announce that Dora Panella, a doctoral student on the COMPAUL project and holder of a Midlands3Cities AHRC scholarship, has been appointed as a post-doctoral research assistant at the Institute for New Testament Textual Research in M√ľnster for three years from September 2017.
Date:
26/06/2017

Professor Francis Davis attended the 'Big Iftar' at Southampton Medina Mosque

Professor Francis Davis attended the 'Big Iftar' at Southampton Medina Mosque
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Professor Francis Davis attended the 'Big Iftar' at Southampton Medina Mosque on 23 June 2017.
Date:
26/06/2017

Poster presentation and viva success for Alan Taylor Farnes

Poster presentation and viva success for Alan Taylor Farnes
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ITSEE doctoral student Alan Taylor Farnes recently presented a poster on his research at the University Research Poster Conference and has been recommended for the award of a doctorate following his viva exam.
Date:
26/06/2017

The Language of Teamwork: St Mary's Hospital March 2017

The Language of Teamwork: St Mary's Hospital March 2017
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Read the latest blogpost by Professor Susan Hunston.
Date:
26/06/2017

University of Birmingham renews partnership agreement with Santander

University of Birmingham renews partnership agreement with Santander
Description
University of Birmingham students can continue to take advantage of work experience placements and study awards following the signing of a new agreement with Santander.
Date:
26/06/2017
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