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Passchendaele: why was it fought and why did it fail?

Passchendaele: why was it fought and why did it fail?
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Dr Jonathan Boff talks about the battle of Passchendaele in the latest Birmingham Perspective.
Date:
03/08/2017

New hope to prevent dangerous blood clots found in the legs

New hope to prevent dangerous blood clots found in the legs
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Common anti-allergy medicines could prove to be an effective treatment for potentially fatal blood clots in the legs, according to new research by the University of Birmingham.
Date:
03/08/2017

New hope to prevent blood clots in legs

New hope to prevent blood clots in legs
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Research by the University of Birmingham has raised hope to prevent dangerous blood clots found in the legs
Date:
03/08/2017

Devolution, batteries and Brexit

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In a speech entitled 'Boosting earning power everywhere' the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Greg Clark, unveiled some big plans whilst visiting the University of Birmingham.
Date:
02/08/2017

Birdsall papers in archive

Birdsall papers in archive
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Unpublished papers on Greek and Georgian manuscripts held at Birmingham have been deposited in the Cadbury Research Library.
Date:
02/08/2017

Here's what the care homes of the future should look like

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With everything from shops and salons to cinemas and cycling, Paul Burstow discusses a new scheme encourages residents to take control of their lives by designing care homes.
Date:
02/08/2017

£1M BBSRC grant awarded to study how aging influences sense of touch

£1M BBSRC grant awarded to study how aging influences sense of touch
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Professor Alan Wing, together with Dr Massimiliano Di Luca, and Dr Roberta Roberts from the University of Birmingham and Dr Harriet Allen from the University of Nottingham, have been awarded a BBSRC Grant worth £1 million for a project that aims to understand how aging influences tactile surface perception in decision and action.
Date:
02/08/2017

Voting open as young video makers compete to support Brazil in solving resources problems

Voting open as young video makers compete to support Brazil in solving resources problems
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People around the world can vote in an exciting global video competition that is helping children and young people play their part in helping to secure future supplies of food, water and energy in Brazil.
Date:
01/08/2017

Still staying underground? Informal work, small firms and the National Living Wage

Still staying underground? Informal work, small firms and the National Living Wage
Description
"How are small firms actually implementing the National Living Wage (NLW)? Will the NLW and accompanying efforts to boost enforcement shock errant firms into compliance? And what distinguishes compliant from non-complaint firms?" CREME Director Monder Ram in the Business School Blog.
Date:
01/08/2017

Phase 2 begins for leading MRC-Arthritis Research UK Centre for Musculoskeletal Ageing Research

Phase 2 begins for leading MRC-Arthritis Research UK Centre for Musculoskeletal Ageing Research
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The MRC-Arthritis Research UK Centre for Musculoskeletal Ageing Research, which was recently renewed with £2.3 million funding over the next five years, has begun phase two of its research programme.
Date:
01/08/2017
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