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New study explores national identity and political engagement of EU citizens in the UK at the referendum

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In the 2016 referendum on the EU, EU citizens living in the UK were not eligible to vote – irrespective of how long they had spent in the UK. A new study by the Institute of Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) investigates how this group experienced the referendum campaign, and how this affected perceptions of political integration, feelings of membership and national identity.
Date:
26/06/2017

Research finds cancer hijacks natural cell process to survive

Research finds cancer hijacks natural cell process to survive
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Cancer tumours manipulate a natural cell process to promote their survival suggesting that controlling this mechanism could stop progression of the disease, according to new research by the Universities of Birmingham and Oxford.
Date:
26/06/2017

Self-injury paper inspires Facebook video

Self-injury paper inspires Facebook video
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An article recently published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities by Dr Caroline Richards and Professor Chris Oliver has been converted into a 60-second video on Facebook by autism researcher Professor Andrew Whitehouse, in Australia.
Date:
26/06/2017

How the duty to be beautiful is making young girls feel like failures

How the duty to be beautiful is making young girls feel like failures
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Professor Heather Widdows (Department of Philosophy) writes for The Conversation.
Date:
26/06/2017

Is the game up for Theresa May? What leadership theory tells us about her chances of survival

Is the game up for Theresa May? What leadership theory tells us about her chances of survival
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Scott Taylor in the Conversation: Leading isn't all about charisma, but when you're not seen as competent either, you're in big trouble.
Date:
25/06/2017

Brexit gives rise to new political identities – new report, one year on from EU referendum, finds

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The UK's decision to leave the EU on 23 June 2016 has given birth to new political identities, a new report by The UK in a Changing Europe shows.
Date:
23/06/2017

Nankai visitors explore research and study links with Birmingham

Nankai visitors explore research and study links with Birmingham
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Senior leaders from Nankai University in China visited the University of Birmingham to explore future research partnerships, as well as student and staff exchange.
Date:
23/06/2017

Paul Thompson awarded funding under the BRIDGE Seed Fund scheme

Paul Thompson awarded funding under the BRIDGE Seed Fund scheme
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Dr Paul Thompson has been awarded funding for collaboration between the University of Birmingham and the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.
Date:
23/06/2017

IMSR Summer School 2017

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IMSR Community Day stall
Date:
23/06/2017

Study uncovers link between male hormones and metabolic disease in polycystic ovary syndrome

Study uncovers link between male hormones and metabolic disease in polycystic ovary syndrome
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Scientists from the University of Birmingham have discovered the link between increased male hormones and metabolic complications such as diabetes and fatty liver disease in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
Date:
23/06/2017
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