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Brazilian wildfire pollution worsens air quality in distant cities - study

Brazilian wildfire pollution worsens air quality in distant cities - study
Description
Wildfires in south eastern Brazil produce airborne pollution that worsens air quality in major cities such as Sao Paulo – cancelling out efforts to improve the urban environment and posing health risks to citizens.
Date:
20/01/2020

Birmingham connects Brazil's railways to hi-tech future partnership

Birmingham connects Brazil's railways to hi-tech future partnership
Description
University of Birmingham railways experts will work with the Ministry of Infrastructure (MINFRA) of Brazil to develop and deliver cutting-edge research and education programmes to improve journeys for people in Brazil.
Date:
13/12/2019

Empowering Coaching™ programme could boost Brazilian youth health

Empowering Coaching™ programme could boost Brazilian youth health
Description
Childhood obesity and youth mental health problems are rising in Brazil, but charities, sports organisations and policy makers have an opportunity to encourage more young Brazilians to boost their wellbeing.
Date:
10/12/2019

Ambassador visits Birmingham to mark Brazil research initiative

Ambassador visits Birmingham to mark Brazil research initiative
Description
The Brazilian Ambassador visited the University of Birmingham to launch the Birmingham Brazil Forum and learn more about the University's work with his country.
Date:
14/10/2019

School of Education colleagues visit Brazil as part of British Council funded project

School of Education colleagues visit Brazil as part of British Council funded project
Description
Birmingham academics from the MOSAIC Group for Research on Multilingualism, School of Education were invited to speak at the 7th International Colloquium on Literacy and Written Culture, held in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
Date:
27/08/2019

Birmingham academics boost links to Brazil in new research Forum

Birmingham academics boost links to Brazil in new research Forum
Description
Academics at the University of Birmingham are strengthening their links to Brazil with the launch of a new initiative to encourage more research and education partnerships.
Date:
31/07/2019

UoB Professor delivers Additive Manufacturing workshop in Brazil

UoB Professor delivers Additive Manufacturing workshop in Brazil
Description
University of Birmingham Professor delivers Additive Manufacturing workshop in Brazil
Date:
12/12/2018

UK and Brazilian scientists join forces to battle biggest killers

UK and Brazilian scientists join forces to battle biggest killers
Description
Scientists at the Universities of Birmingham and Nottingham have joined their counterparts at Brazil's National Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM).
Date:
04/05/2018

Mammals share mechanisms controlling the heart with a 400 million-year-old fish

Mammals share mechanisms controlling the heart with a 400 million-year-old fish
Description
Primitive air-breathing fish, whose direct ancestors first appeared around 400 million years ago, show mechanisms controlling the heart which were previously considered to be found only in mammals – according to a new study.
Date:
05/03/2018

University celebrates research partnerships with Brazil Week 2018

University celebrates research partnerships with Brazil Week 2018
Description
The University of Birmingham is celebrating its extensive engagement and research partnerships with top universities across Brazil with a week of exciting Brazilian-themed events.
Date:
28/02/2018
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