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Two-thirds of Global South hypertension sufferers missing treatment - study

Two-thirds of Global South hypertension sufferers missing treatment - study
Description
Healthcare in low- and middle-income countries is poorly prepared for the increasing number of people with high blood pressure, with more than two-thirds of people affected going without treatment – a new study reveals.
Date:
18/07/2019

Byzantine expert visits Italy to help put heritage site on the map

Byzantine expert visits Italy to help put heritage site on the map
Description
The Byzantine expert who led the research project that re-dated the Sant'Ambrogio church at Montecorvino Rovella (Salerno) to the mid-ninth century is back in Italy to help secure wider recognition for the site.
Date:
15/07/2019

University awards 2019 honorary degrees

University awards 2019 honorary degrees
Description
A journalist and alumna with over 30 years of experience in broadcasting and a distinguished immunologist at Osaka University, Japan, are among the nine graduands receiving honorary doctorates this week.
Date:
10/07/2019

Midlands businesses get opening into UK-China healthcare sector

Midlands businesses get opening into UK-China healthcare sector
Description
Midlands businesses have the opportunity to meet key players in the UK-China biomedical engineering sector as the University of Birmingham stages a major networking event.
Date:
09/07/2019

German city unveils West Midlands academic's insight into historic cinema

German city unveils West Midlands academic's insight into historic cinema
Description
A University of Birmingham expert made the 630-mile journey from the West Midlands to northern Germany to see the unveiling of a public sign about his research into an abandoned British army theatre and cinema.
Date:
08/07/2019

Universities of Birmingham and Amsterdam launch strategic partnership

Universities of Birmingham and Amsterdam launch strategic partnership
Description
he Universities of Birmingham and Amsterdam have launched a strategic partnership - the product of a long track-record of collaboration between the two universities.
Date:
03/07/2019

Universities of Birmingham and Waseda stage digital/cultural symposium

Universities of Birmingham and Waseda stage digital/cultural symposium
Description
Experts from the University of Birmingham joined their Japanese counterparts from Waseda University to explore how classical works can be revitalised with the assistance of digital technology.
Date:
01/07/2019

Birmingham cancer expert named as UK-India Top 100 influencer

Birmingham cancer expert named as UK-India Top 100 influencer
Description
University of Birmingham women's cancer expert Professor Sudha Sundar has been named as one of the most influential people in UK-India relations.
Date:
26/06/2019

Global surgical guidelines drive cut in post-surgery deaths - study

Global surgical guidelines drive cut in post-surgery deaths - study
Description
The English National Health Service (NHS) reduced post-operative deaths by 37.2% following the introduction of globally recognised surgical guidelines – paving the way for life-saving action, a new study reveals.
Date:
25/06/2019

Birmingham hub solution offers cooling hope to Indian farming communities

Birmingham hub solution offers cooling hope to Indian farming communities
Description
University of Birmingham clean cold experts are working with Indian counterparts to explore how integrated 'Community Cooling Hubs' can help farming communities in India reduce food waste and increase their income.
Date:
24/06/2019
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