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Professor Francis Davis briefed senior officials from the Japanese government on employment opportunities for people with disabilities

Professor Francis Davis briefed senior officials from the Japanese government on employment opportunities for people with disabilities
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Professor Francis Davies met with a delegation from the Japanese government to discuss policy, inclusion and social enterprise with regard to disabled people.
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27/06/2017

Marriage in Africa

Marriage in Africa
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BRIHC Scholar Carmen Thompson reports on the Cadbury Conference 2017.
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27/06/2017

Network to boost ethnic minority business takes top prize

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The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has recognised the ground-breaking impact of a leading Birmingham Business School project, by awarding the co-directors an award as part of the 2017 ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize.
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27/06/2017

New publication: Rethinking assessment and feedback

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POLSIS staff commitment to the best in assessment and feedback is highlighted in a recent special issue of the journal European Political Science.
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27/06/2017

Tracking Zika virus across continents

Tracking Zika virus across continents
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Two papers in the 15 June issue of Nature describe how on-site rapid sequencing has been used to follow the spread of Zika virus and its evolution.
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27/06/2017

Men Can Be So Hormonal

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Written by Therese Huston a cognitive psychologist at Seattle University and the author of "How Women Decide: What's True, What's Not, and What Strategies Spark the Best Choices." Featuring Dr Nicholas Wright, University of Birmingham.
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27/06/2017

Industry collaboration to fast-track potential lung disease treatments and investigate the effects of e-cigarettes

Industry collaboration to fast-track potential lung disease treatments and investigate the effects of e-cigarettes
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Scientists from the University of Birmingham have established an important two-year collaborative project with major pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to look at the effects of cigarette and e-cigarette smoking on lung inflammation and cells.
Date:
26/06/2017

Research finds cancer hijacks natural cell process to survive

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Research finds cancer hijacks natural cell process to survive
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26/06/2017

Dora Panella appointed to postdoctoral position in Germany

Dora Panella appointed to postdoctoral position in Germany
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ITSEE is delighted to announce that Dora Panella, a doctoral student on the COMPAUL project and holder of a Midlands3Cities AHRC scholarship, has been appointed as a post-doctoral research assistant at the Institute for New Testament Textual Research in M√ľnster for three years from September 2017.
Date:
26/06/2017
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