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The Energy Dice – exploring efficient transformation, transport, storage and application of thermal energy

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The world faces a 'global energy trilemma' – affordability, low carbon and security – and the race is on to find innovative solutions to radically transform how energy is supplied and used, and to make future systems more efficient and reliable. In fact, the best single solution to all these problems may already have been invented – by Professor Yulong Ding, University of Birmingham's founding Chamberlain Chair of Energy Storage, and one of the world's most influential researchers.
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01/09/2015

Energy Research Accelerator appoints inaugural CEO

Energy Research Accelerator appoints inaugural CEO
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The Energy Research Accelerator (ERA) has today announced the appointment of Gordon Waddington as its Chief Executive Officer. The appointment follows the announcement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer of an initial £60 million funding for the Midlands based energy research and development hub, as a founding project of the Midlands Engine for Growth Programme.
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26/08/2015

Shalom, the Spirit and Pentecostal Conversion

Shalom, the Spirit and Pentecostal Conversion
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New book by Dr Grace Milton.
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26/08/2015

A bottle of water before each meal could help in weight reduction, researchers say

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Researchers from the University of Birmingham have shown that drinking 500ml of water at half an hour before eating main meals may help obese adults to lose weight. They believe that the simple intervention could be hugely beneficial, and be easily promoted by healthcare professionals and through public health campaigns.
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26/08/2015

The secret language of fat

The secret language of fat
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Dr Vikki Burns, a Reader in Science Education in the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, took part in FameLab 2014 with her 3-minute video about fat
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25/08/2015

HSMC Lecturer contributes to public health summer school at the National Autonomous University of Mexico

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Ross Millar has recently returned from Mexico City where he contributed to a Summer School organised by The National Autonomous University of Mexico (or 'UNAM').
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25/08/2015

How Canada's Conservative Party is brazenly playing the terrorism card
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Dr Steve Hewitt presents the latest Birmingham Brief.
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25/08/2015

New research sheds light on end of Snowball Earth period

New research sheds light on end of Snowball Earth period
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The second ice age during the Cryogenian period was not followed by the sudden and chaotic melting-back of the ice as previously thought, but ended with regular advances and retreats of the ice, according to research published by scientists from the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences in the journal Nature Geoscience today (24 August 2015).
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24/08/2015

New research sheds light on end of Snowball Earth period

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The second ice age during the Cryogenian period was not followed by the sudden and chaotic melting-back of the ice as previously thought, but ended with regular advances and retreats of the ice, according to research published by scientists from the University of Birmingham in the journal Nature Geoscience today (24 August 2015).
Date:
24/08/2015
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