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Scientists use smartphones to measure train ride comfort

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Passengers could soon be using their mobile phones to help rail companies around the globe improve the ride quality on their trains, thanks to new research.
Date:
13/02/2017

Waitrose banks on its middle-class base as supermarkets brace for tough times

Waitrose banks on its middle-class base as supermarkets brace for tough times
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Isabelle Szmigin in the Conversation: The upmarket store is reining in expansion but doubling down on value-added for its core clients.
Date:
10/02/2017

Birmingham launches new commission on young people's mental health prevention

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The Rt Hon Paul Burstow, former Minister of State for Care Services and Professor of Mental Health Policy at the University, is to chair a new Birmingham Policy Commission focusing on mental health promotion and illness prevention across society.
Date:
09/02/2017

Paul Burstow leads new commission on mental health prevention for children and young people

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The Rt Hon Paul Burstow, former Minister of State for Care Services, is to chair the 7th University of Birmingham policy commission. The focus of the commission is mental health promotion and illness prevention across society.
Date:
09/02/2017

Report: Responsible Nuclear Sovereignty and the Future of the Global Nuclear Order

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The British American Security Information Council (BASIC), in partnership with the Institute for Conflict, Cooperation, and Security (ICCS), have written a report which seeks to foster an international dialogue about the responsibilities of nuclear-armed states.
Date:
08/02/2017

It's not just about the money: five dilemmas underpinning health and social care reform

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Open any national newspaper or turn on the news and there is likely to be coverage of the intense pressures facing the NHS. Following on from the publication of the third edition of Understanding Health and Social Care, Jon Glasby looks at what's needed for long-term, successful health and social care reform.
Date:
08/02/2017

Birmingham research identifies blocks to South Asian diabetes treatment

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The social stigma associated with diabetes and a fear of being poisoned by medical drugs may contribute to patients of South Asian origin failing to take their medication, a new study shows.
Date:
08/02/2017

IDD Guest seminar podcast: The Micro-Dynamics Of Diamonds in the Revolutionary United Front

IDD Guest seminar podcast: The Micro-Dynamics Of Diamonds in the Revolutionary United Front
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Speaker: Dr Zoe Marks, University of Edinburgh.
Date:
08/02/2017

Podcast: The Brexit Negotiations: An EU Perspective

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Speakers: Jacqueline Minor, European Commission's Head of Representation and Professor Martin Trybus, Birmingham Law School, Professor of European Law and Policy. Chair: Jamie Gaskarth, Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations
Date:
08/02/2017

Inaugural lecture of Professor Paul Burstow: Duncan Purslow, Suresearch member

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Professor Paul Burstow's inaugural lecture on 'the treatment gap', was held at the Barber Institute, following World Mental Health Day
Date:
07/02/2017
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