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Tackling obesity and diabetes in diverse communities: why food matters

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The increasing prevalence of type 2 diabetes is a major global public health concern. According to the World Health Organization, diabetes currently affects 422 million people worldwide, with the prevalence almost doubling from 4.7 per cent in 1980 to 8.5 per cent in 2014. Similar trends are occurring in the UK, with cases of type 2 diabetes rising from 1.4 million to 3.5 million since 1996, and this is projected to rise to 5 million by 2025.
Open for registrations! New MOOC in Youth Football Coaching

Open for registrations! New MOOC in Youth Football Coaching

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New MOOC beginning on 30 January 2017, a first of its kind in focusing on youth football coaches. Delivered through a collaborative partnership between the University of Birmingham and The Football Association (FA) it will help you become a confident developer of creative players and teams.

University of Birmingham students, staff and alumni recognised in 2017 New Year Honours

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An array of University of Birmingham students, staff and alumni were among those honoured by the Queen in the 2017 New Year Honours list.

Olympic hosts visit Birmingham for advice on welcoming elite athletes

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Visitors from Keio University, in Tokyo, came to Birmingham to learn more about how to host elite athletes – ahead of welcoming Team GB to Japan for the 2020 Olympic Games.

Birmingham experts team up with Indian leaders aiming for sports boost

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The University of Birmingham and the Sports Authority of India (SAI) have signed a new agreement to work together and help improve the sporting performance of India's athletes.
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