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Using novel materials to power fuel cell technology towards mainstream use

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We are using novel materials to power fuel cell technology towards mainstream use.
Date:
19/07/2016

Testing buried treasures with X-ray fluorescence analysis

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The Centre for Chemical and Materials Analysis in the School of Chemistry recently tested a collection of Byzantine coins from the 7th century using x-ray fluorescence (XRF) to analyse their gold purity.
Date:
06/07/2016

Birmingham's Chemistry ranked eighth in the Russell Group

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The Guardian University Guide 2017 reveals that Chemistry at the University of Birmingham has risen to eighth place in the Russell Group. The survey highlighted that 93% of Birmingham's Chemistry students are satisfied with their course.
Date:
24/05/2016

Birmingham Researchers to investigate genetic basis of brain diseases

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A team of scientists from the field of neuroscience, genetics, and chemistry from the University of Birmingham are working to develop new imaging technology to help understand the genetic basis of brain diseases.
Date:
18/03/2016

College wins two EPSRC Healthcare Technologies Challenge Awards

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Two researchers at the University of Birmingham have been awarded funding by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council's (EPSRC) Healthcare Technologies Challenge Awards. Their research will look into sperm analysis and cancer detection.
Date:
26/02/2016

Pushing boundaries - Professor Graham Worth

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Professor Graham Worth delivered his inaugural lecture as a newly appointed Professor in September 2015. This series celebrates his success in the field of Theoretical Chemistry.
Date:
26/11/2015

Silica nanoparticles could be used to repair damaged teeth, research shows

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham have shown how the development of coated silica nanoparticles could be used in restorative treatment of sensitive teeth and preventing the onset of tooth decay.
Date:
21/09/2015
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