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Birmingham and five partner universities win ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership

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The Midlands Graduate School, a partnership between Birmingham, Warwick, Nottingham, Aston, Leicester and Loughborough universities, has been awarded a Doctoral Training Partnership, the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has announced.
Date:
15/08/2016

Millions of cars at risk of theft due to flaw in the development of keyless entry systems

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham have found that millions of cars could be vulnerable to theft, due to a flaw in keyless entry systems in many models.
Date:
12/08/2016

The Volkswagen Emissions Scandal and air quality standards

The Volkswagen Emissions Scandal and air quality standards
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Cycle beating has created a major problem for air quality in European cities which were predicted to come into compliance with air quality standards for nitrogen dioxide by 2010 but have failed to do so.
Date:
12/08/2016

CRT and Alta Innovations join forces to commercialise world-leading research

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Cancer Research Technology, (CRT) – the commercial arm of Cancer Research UK – the University of Birmingham and its commercial arm, Alta Innovations (Alta), have signed an agreement to work together to develop and commercialise the university's cancer research.
Date:
12/08/2016

Cosmic giants on cosmic scales: how to measure the Universe

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Our planets orbit the Sun, and our solar system (as well as many others) orbit the centre of our galaxy, also known as the 'Milky Way'. But did you know that galaxies also orbit around each other? We call these systems galaxy groups and galaxy clusters, and they form some of the largest structures in the observable Universe.
Date:
11/08/2016

Medicine at the Olympics: a bluffer's guide to 120 years of medical history

Medicine at the Olympics: a bluffer's guide to 120 years of medical history
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It's not all about doping: Olympic medical history includes doctors 'in sheds' waiting for swimmers, a gymnast injured by a hat pin, and a marathoner who had to steal peaches to keep himself going.
Date:
10/08/2016

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - July 2016

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Potential for chaos on the London underground, using Virtual Reality for military training and more...
Date:
10/08/2016

New book published on US-Pakistan relations

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A new book, by Dr Talat Farooq, has recently been published which explains the American contribution to Pakistani security objectives during the presidency of Bill Clinton (1993-2001).
Date:
10/08/2016

Read the Summer edition of CHASM's e-Bulletin

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The latest e-bulletin from the Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM) is now available, keeping you informed of their latest activities
Date:
10/08/2016

Breakthrough test for brain injury

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A team from the University of Birmingham and the city's Queen Elizabeth Hospital have developed a simple blood test to detect brain injury.
Date:
10/08/2016
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