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High Temperature Research Centre Project Secures Land at Ansty Park

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The University of Birmingham and Rolls-Royce joint collaboration to establish a High Temperature Research Centre (HTRC) took a significant step forward today confirming the Centre is to be built at Ansty Business Park, Coventry after securing land at the site. This follows the Centre's announcement by Chancellor George Osborne in October 2012.
Date:
Tuesday 10th December 2013
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Vice Chancellor

Christmas really can make you ill, leading academic warns

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A breakdown in usual routines, less sleep, more alcohol and immense pressure to be the perfect host can combine to create a very real risk of Christmas making people ill, a University of Birmingham researcher has warned.
Date:
Thursday 5th December 2013
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Urine test could help diagnose aggressive bladder cancer

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A simple urine test could distinguish between aggressive and less aggressive bladder cancers according to a new University of Birmingham study published in the British Journal of Cancer.
Date:
Monday 2nd December 2013
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

New NHS Dance Injury Clinic Announced in Birmingham by National Institute of Dance Medicine and Science

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Following the success of the London clinic at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, on Friday 29 November 2013 the partners of the ground-breaking National Institute of Dance Medicine and Science (NIDMS) are announcing an agreement to establish the second ever NHS specialist dance injury clinic in Birmingham.
Date:
Friday 29th November 2013
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Birmingham launches new Centre in Physical Sciences for Health

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The University of Birmingham is among 24 UK universities to receive a share of £350 million announced by Universities and Science Minister, David Willetts, today (22 November).
Date:
Friday 22nd November 2013
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Students

Revolution in liver disease diagnosis could help NHS priority list

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A ground-breaking scan that can identify and help to treat liver disease, could make painful and invasive liver biopsies a thing of the past, thanks to a trial being led by the University of Birmingham.
Date:
Thursday 21st November 2013
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Birmingham professor talks about the language of cancer

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A University of Birmingham professor tackles a different aspect of cancer today, as he features in a BBC World Service documentary about the language used to describe the disease.
Date:
Tuesday 19th November 2013
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Does doctor know best? A new approach to "evidence" based health care

Does doctor know best? A new approach to "evidence" based health care
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Leading health care experts have today called for a fresh approach to evaluating treatment amid claims that dog walking and singing classes can lead to greater health improvements than traditional medicine for some patients.
Date:
Monday 18th November 2013
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences
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