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Implementing intergenerational activities in residential homes for older adults

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Dr Melrose Stewart discusses the recent screening of 'Old People's Home for 4 Year Olds' on Channel 4 television, how the program tackles issues of depression and loneliness felt by older adults in care homes, and the impact of intergenerational activities to help combat the issue
Date:
17/08/2017

Implementing intergenerational activities in residential homes for older adults

Description
Dr Melrose Stewart discusses the recent screening of 'Old People's Home for 4 Year Olds' on Channel 4 television, how the program tackles issues of depression and loneliness felt by older adults in care homes, and the impact of intergenerational activities to help combat the issue
Date:
17/08/2017

POLSIS Academic Discusses Migration Diplomacy in Jordan

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Dr. Gerasimos Tsourapas gave a public lecture on the international politics of Middle East migration in Amman, Jordan.
Date:
17/08/2017

Study identifies a new way to prevent a deadly fungal infection spreading to the brain

Study identifies a new way to prevent a deadly fungal infection spreading to the brain
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Research led by the University of Birmingham has discovered a way to stop a deadly fungus from 'hijacking' the body's immune system and spreading to the brain.
Date:
16/08/2017

Why 'upskirting' needs to be made a sex crime

Why 'upskirting' needs to be made a sex crime
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Professor Erika Rackley and Professor Clare McGlynn (Durham University) write for The Conversation.
Date:
16/08/2017

The Magic of Radio

The Magic of Radio
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Professor Costas Constantinou is an internationally leading expert on communications engineering, specifically radiowave (RW) propagation – the behaviour of radio waves as they travel, or are propagated, from one point to another or to permeate the world around us – whose groundbreaking work will help to make the IoT a reality, most likely within the next few years. He recently presented his Inaugural Lecture, 'The Magic of Radio'. This article profiles his life and research.
Date:
16/08/2017

Professor Andrew Dove and Professor Rachel O'Reilly to join School of Chemistry in early 2018

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Two internationally renowned polymer chemists, Professor Andrew Dove and Professor Rachel O'Reilly, will be joining the University of Birmingham's School of Chemistry in early 2018, bringing their great depth of expertise in the area of polymer chemistry, biomaterials and materials science to the School.
Date:
16/08/2017

Young victims of cyberbullying twice as likely to attempt suicide and self-harm, study finds

Young victims of cyberbullying twice as likely to attempt suicide and self-harm, study finds
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Children and young people under-25 who become victims of cyberbullying are more than twice as likely to enact self-harm and attempt suicide than non-victims.
Date:
16/08/2017

Writing and editing for different audiences

Writing and editing for different audiences
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Joshua Allen discusses writing and editing for different audiences.
Date:
14/08/2017
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