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Combining machine learning with astrophysics

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Our artificial intelligence experts and astronomers have joined forces to combine machine learning with astrophysics to detect galaxy clusters billions of light years away.
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20/06/2016

Natural world comes to Birmingham in 2.7 million museum relaunch

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The Lapworth Museum of Geology at the University of Birmingham is to officially reopen on Tuesday 21st June, after a massive refurbishment and installation of new exhibits. From diamonds to dinosaurs, to the Dudley Bug and extinct 'Coseley' spider; the museum which is free of charge, will inspire and engage the public with treasures from the natural world.
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20/06/2016

Capgemini praises students from the Business School for the fifth year in a row…

Capgemini praises students from the Business School for the fifth year in a row…
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June saw the fifth year of the University of Birmingham Capgemini Community Challenge, designed and led through a unique partnership between Birmingham Business School and Careers Network. The Challenge is unique to Birmingham, whereby 25 Business School and Computer Science students spend a week working at Capgemini's offices in teams of five to deliver a tangible and sustainable solution to a real third sector client.
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20/06/2016

Integration and the European refugee 'crisis'

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IRiS's Jenny Phillimore asks the question in her latest Blog 'Where is integration in the refugee crisis?', which was published recently for Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs.
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20/06/2016

The Art of Processing Ceramics - Professor Jon Binner

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Professor Jon Binner has worked in academia all his professional life, but he doesn't consider himself a typical academic. That's because the eminent materials engineer gets more of a buzz from seeing his research turned into real-life applications than he does from doing pure science.
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20/06/2016

Call for papers: HAIT International Symposium

Call for papers: HAIT International Symposium
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The Higher Arab Institute for Translation (HAIT) Algiers, in partnership with the University of Birmingham and the of University Manchester, organises its second International Symposium on 10-11-12 December 2016 in Algiers.
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20/06/2016

Fellowship awarded for first time to develop next generation healthcare diagnostics

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Early detection of ageing associated diseases or Traumatic Brain Injury are vital to ensure the best possible outcome for patients. Currently there is no technology with sufficient sensitivity or speed to test for the biomarkers at the point-of-care, slowing the treatment process.
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20/06/2016

What will happen to Britain's finances if it leaves the EU?

What will happen to Britain's finances if it leaves the EU?
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John Fender in the Conversation: An 'emergency budget' may not be necessary but that doesn't mean the UK will be awash with cash saved from its EU budget contributions.
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20/06/2016

Scarred for life

Scarred for life
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At a research meeting last week, a general practitioner who offers health checks to young, unaccompanied migrants, described his work. He had interviewed 44 young men from Afghanistan who all, report themselves to be in good health, with no special needs.
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20/06/2016

It's not unusual? Developing social business models in Welsh health and social care

It's not unusual? Developing social business models in Welsh health and social care
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For over a decade, England has used social business models in health and social care as an attractive alternative to either state monopolies or privatisation. This includes the organisational models of social enterprise, co-operatives and micro enterprises, which are seen as having a healthy balance of social and business aims.
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20/06/2016
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