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School of Biosciences at the forefront of open-access publishing and international research networking

School of Biosciences at the forefront of open-access publishing and international research networking
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Dr Roland Brandstaetter from the School of Biosciences has been appointed as a guest associate editor of Frontiers to host a new research topic in the section Neurology: Sleep and Chronobiology.
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09/05/2014

It's fruit, but not as we know it: Simon Cotton explains how 'bubbleberries' can look like strawberries and taste of gum

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Dr Simon Cotton, School of Chemistry, disects bubbleberries for The Conversation
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08/05/2014

EPS in the media - May 2014

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Higgs Boson, jelly fuel cells and black holes and more...
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08/05/2014

Tactical manoeuvres: making votes count in elections

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Dr David Craven, Birmingham Fellow in the School of Mathematics, explores the potential outcomes and inherent problems of using tactical voting in this month's European elections to keep out UKIP.
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08/05/2014

Industry-led campaign launched by the Chancellor to inspire more young people to study maths and physics

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At the launch of a new campaign to boost participation in science, technology, engineering and maths (the 'STEM' subjects) at school and beyond, the government today (7 May 2014) welcomed over 170 leading businesses and institutions offering over 2,000 jobs and apprenticeships.The campaign – called 'Your Life' – was launched by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt. Hon. George Osborne MP, and leading entrepreneurs and organisations, including the University of Birmingham.
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07/05/2014

Trio of awards marks University's commitment to advancing careers of women in science

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The University of Birmingham has scooped three new national awards for its work to further and support the careers of women in traditionally male strongholds of academia.
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05/05/2014

Dr Simon Cotton receives British Empire Medal

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Dr Simon Cotton, an honorary senior lecturer in the School of Chemistry received the award of the British Empire Medal for his services to Chemistry and Education
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01/05/2014

Powdered alcohol and space diapers have something in common

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Dr Simon Cotton, School of Chemistry, sheds light on recent headlines on powdered alcohol.
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29/04/2014

A New Command Space Design Tool for the Royal Navy

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HIT Team researchers have developed a novel interactive command space planning tool using games-based simulation techniques, enabling future Royal Navy (RN) multi-role vessel designers to explore a variety of command space layout concepts prior to finalising a specific solution.
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28/04/2014

In the driving seat of fundamental science

In the driving seat of fundamental science
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Interview with Professor John Bridgeman, Director of Research and Knowledge Transfer
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25/04/2014
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