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30/04/2013

University of Birmingham strengthens its top 20 league table position

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The University of Birmingham has been ranked 11th place in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2013 and 17th out of 124 UK universities in The Complete University Guide for 2014 published today, 29th April 2013.
Date:
30/04/2013
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching, Vice Chancellor
24/04/2013

Discovering the gender of an unborn baby and giving him or her a name, may help fathers bond with their offspring.

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Dads who find out the sex of their unborn child and give him or her a name may find it easier to connect emotionally with their baby, a study conducted at the University of Birmingham has found.
Date:
24/04/2013
Categories:
Alumni, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences
09/04/2013

University launches new institute to address biggest issues facing society

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250 years after the creation of the Lunar Society, which brought together leading industrialists, academics and philosophers to debate the biggest issues affecting society, the University of Birmingham is launching an Institute of Advanced Studies with a similar remit.
Date:
09/04/2013
Categories:
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences
25/03/2013

University of Birmingham Spinout Company is developing a novel drug for the treatment of Glaucoma

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Scientists at the University of Birmingham have received funding from the Technology Strategy Board, the UK's innovation agency, to develop a novel multi action siRNA drug with proven neuroprotective and neuroregenerative activity to treat Glaucoma.
Date:
25/03/2013
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
08/03/2013

University launches bold new initiative to attract brightest students

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The University of Birmingham has launched a bold and innovative new initiative to attract the very brightest students by making unconditional offers to a targeted group of high performing applicants.
Date:
08/03/2013
Categories:
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences
25/02/2013

University of Birmingham in Guangzhou to develop next steps for strategic partnership

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Senior representatives from the University of Birmingham are visiting Guangzhou this week to enhance the institution's extensive links with partners in the region.
Date:
25/02/2013
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences
04/02/2013

Groundbreaking clinical trial provides hope for thousands of men

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Prostate cancer affects one in nine men in the UK, making it the most common cancer among the country's men. This World Cancer Day (Monday 4 February), you can help us to beat the disease with support for a pioneering clinical trial.
Date:
04/02/2013
Categories:
Alumni, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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