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Seven day working in the NHS

Seven day working in the NHS
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The Secretary of State for Health has caused quite a stir. Jeremy Hunt's speech last Thursday has created waves of reaction (and not just from the medical profession).
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22/07/2015

Pathways through transition: life after compulsory education for young people with vision impairment

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Dr Graeme Douglas and Rachel Hewett from VICTAR along with Rory Cobb and Sue Keil from the RNIB recently ran a joint conference to share the findings of on-going research on the post-16 transition experience of young people with vision impairment.
Date:
22/07/2015

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - July 2015

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From smarter diagnostics for prostate cancer to tackling food security in India and more...
Date:
22/07/2015

Effective Cold Chains Help Productivity

Effective Cold Chains Help Productivity
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India is the world's largest producer of milk and the second largest producer of fruit and vegetables. Yet the country is home to more than 25% of the world's hungry poor. More than 40% of children under five are undernourished. What's going wrong? According to a leading British academic, it's the lack of a properly integrated cold chain.
Date:
22/07/2015

Discovery of ancient Qur'an fragment

Discovery of ancient Qur'an fragment
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Dr Alba Fedeli, based in ITSEE, has identified possibly the oldest surviving manuscript of the Qur'an in the University of Birmingham's Cadbury Research Library
Date:
22/07/2015

Birmingham Qur'an manuscript dated among the oldest in the world

Birmingham Qur'an manuscript dated among the oldest in the world
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What may be one of the world's oldest fragments of the Koran have been found by the University of Birmingham.
Date:
22/07/2015

Birmingham Qur'an manuscript dated among the oldest in the world

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A Qur'an manuscript held by the University of Birmingham has been placed among the oldest in the world thanks to modern scientific methods.
Date:
22/07/2015

Budget 2015: Experts respond

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In a recent article in 'The Conversation', Karen Rowlingson, Professor of Social Policy and Director of the Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management, gave her expert reaction to the budget, along with other academics in a variety of fields.
Date:
21/07/2015

Graduate employability continues to rise at Birmingham

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The University of Birmingham has been named among the top five UK institutions for graduate employment. Data from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) shows that almost 87 per cent of Birmingham's leavers were in graduate-level jobs or further education within six months of graduating. These figures from the 2014/15 academic year are the University's strongest results yet and place Birmingham fourth nationally for graduate employment.
Date:
21/07/2015

Additions to the CEPLER Working Paper series

Additions to the CEPLER Working Paper series
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New CEPLER Working Papers further the debates from two recent events: the CEPLER Workshop 'Re-imagining Clinical Legal Education' in March; and the June symposium 'Corporate Lawyers and Corporate Clients'
Date:
21/07/2015
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