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Britain to take 3,000 refugee children by 2020...Generous? Thing again

Britain to take 3,000 refugee children by 2020...Generous? Thing again
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IRiS's Nando Sigona explains in The Independent just how generous the UK's offer to take 3,000 lone refugee children really is and why more can be done to address the situation of unaccompanied minors in the EU.
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

Ancient marine sediments provide clues to future climate change

Ancient marine sediments provide clues to future climate change
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Atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration was the major driver behind the global climatic shifts that occurred between 53 and 34 million years ago, according to new research carried out by the Universities of Southampton, Birmingham and Cardiff.
Date:
25/04/2016

Sleep furiously: step inside artist Tom de Freston's nightmarish bedroom

Sleep furiously: step inside artist Tom de Freston's nightmarish bedroom
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A feature in the Guardian on Creative Fellow Tom de Freston (Department of Film and Creative Writing).
Date:
25/04/2016

Ancient marine sediments provide clues to future climate change

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Atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration was the major driver behind the global climatic shifts that occurred between 53 and 34 million years ago, according to new research carried out by the Universities of Southampton, Birmingham, Cardiff and Bristol.
Date:
25/04/2016

What can Shakespeare teach us about freedom?

What can Shakespeare teach us about freedom?
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Ewan Fernie (Shakespeare Institute) has published the following article on 'What Shakespeare can Teach us About Freedom' for the British Council.
Date:
25/04/2016

Remapping World Cinema

Remapping World Cinema
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B-Film is delighted to announce the publication of the first volume in the new Remapping World Cinema series with Routledge.
Date:
25/04/2016

Will the UN ever accept responsibility for Haiti's devastating cholera epidemic?

Will the UN ever accept responsibility for Haiti's devastating cholera epidemic?
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Written by Rosa Freedman and Nicolas Lemay-Hébert. The UN might now apologise for poisoning scores of Roma people in Kosovo – but its role in Haiti's cholera disaster still goes unacknowledged.
Date:
25/04/2016

Links Across the Water - David Mullins speaks at two conferences in Northern Ireland

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David Mullins spoke at conferences in Belfast either side of Easter
Date:
25/04/2016

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
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