College of Life and Environmental Sciences

Dedicated to exploring and learning about the diversity and evolutionary challenges of life in all its forms, the College of Life and Environmental Sciences uses training, fieldwork and excellent facilities to enable students to learn generic and discipline-specific skills while studying exciting topics – ranging from ecology through to cancer research and forensic psychology.  
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Policing and the justice system: tackling the key challenges

Policing and the justice system: tackling the key challenges
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In the latest Birmingham Brief article, Dr Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay and Dr Jessica Woodhams consider the challenges facing policing and the Criminal Justice Sector, including rehabilitation, pathways to crime and prioritisation.
Date:
30 June 2017

Study explores children's ability to copy products they cannot yet invent

Study explores children's ability to copy products they cannot yet invent
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Researchers from the University of Birmingham have published a study in Scientific Reports in which they investigate whether young children can copy a material cultural product that they themselves are not yet able to invent on their own. For this, the researchers adapted a tower construction task that was previously used with adults.
Date:
29 June 2017

Tracking Zika virus across continents

Tracking Zika virus across continents
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Two papers in the 15 June issue of Nature describe how on-site rapid sequencing has been used to follow the spread of Zika virus and its evolution.
Date:
27 June 2017

Self-injury paper inspires Facebook video

Self-injury paper inspires Facebook video
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An article recently published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities by Dr Caroline Richards and Professor Chris Oliver has been converted into a 60-second video on Facebook by autism researcher Professor Andrew Whitehouse, in Australia.
Date:
26 June 2017
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