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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) to develop the next generation of drugs to tackle two of the planet's biggest killers, cardiovascular disease and cancer.
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

Birmingham hosts Brazilian university delegation following funding success

Birmingham hosts Brazilian university delegation following funding success
Description
Researchers and staff at the University of Birmingham welcomed a delegation of senior colleagues from a leading Brazilian university to further strengthen ties between the two institutions.
Date:
16/09/2017

Voting open as young video makers compete to support Brazil in solving resources problems

Voting open as young video makers compete to support Brazil in solving resources problems
Description
People around the world can vote in an exciting global video competition that is helping children and young people play their part in helping to secure future supplies of food, water and energy in Brazil.
Date:
01/08/2017

UK and Brazilian researchers uncover hidden spread of Zika virus in Brazil and Americas using virus genome sequences

Description
An international research collaboration has studied the genetics of Zika virus in Brazil and beyond, providing a new understanding of the disease and its rapid spread through space and time.
Date:
24/05/2017

Congratulations to Dr Luise Frenkel

Congratulations to Dr Luise Frenkel
Description
ITSEE's former Visiting Fellow from Brazil, Dr Luise Frenkel, has been awarded a DFG Fellowship at the Max-Weber-Kolleg in Erfurt
Date:
29/03/2017

British and Brazilian universities unite to tackle major global problems

British and Brazilian universities unite to tackle major global problems
Description
Experts from the University of Birmingham joined partners at São Paulo State University (UNESP) on Monday 13 March to lay the foundation for joint research aimed at solving major problems facing both countries.
Date:
23/03/2017

Ambassador delivers keynote talk to launch Birmingham's Brazil Week

Ambassador delivers keynote talk to launch Birmingham's Brazil Week
Description
The Brazilian Ambassador visited the University of Birmingham today to launch its first 'Brazil Week' and learn more about the University's work with his country.
Date:
21/03/2017

Voting open as young video makers compete to support Brazil in solving resources problems

Voting open as young video makers compete to support Brazil in solving resources problems
Description
People around the world can vote in an exciting global video competition that is helping children and young people play their part in helping to secure future supplies of food, water and energy in Brazil.
Date:
21/03/2017
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