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British and Indian experts join forces to battle 'superbugs'

British and Indian experts join forces to battle 'superbugs'
Description
University of Birmingham experts are joining forces with their counterparts in India to investigate the impact that antibiotic manufacturing has on the spread of potentially fatal 'superbugs'.
Date:
07/08/2020

UK-India experts' drive to stop antibiotic waste creating more 'superbugs'

UK-India experts' drive to stop antibiotic waste creating more 'superbugs'
Description
Waste generated by India's drug manufacturing industry could be damaging environmental bacteria and creating 'superbugs' that are resistant to antibiotics – prompting a UK-India scientific intervention.
Date:
07/08/2020

India-UK team tackles Antimicrobial Resistance spread in waterways

India-UK team tackles Antimicrobial Resistance spread in waterways
Description
British and Indian experts are joining forces to investigate the impact that releasing antibiotics from antibiotic manufacturing into India's waterways has on the spread of potentially fatal drug-resistant infections.
Date:
06/08/2020

Kenyan government must tackle pandemic-related sexual and domestic violence

Kenyan government must tackle pandemic-related sexual and domestic violence
Description
Urgent action is needed to protect women and girls in Kenya from increased sexual and domestic violence in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, say researchers at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
29/07/2020

University of Birmingham Dubai signs MoU with leading international public transportation company, RATP Dev

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University of Birmingham Dubai signs MoU with leading international public transportation company, RATP Dev
Date:
29/07/2020

Mother Teresa and Albanian Christianity are intertwined - study

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Mother Teresa's life and the history of Albania are intertwined, with the humanitarian icon epitomising her nation's cultural and spiritual DNA, the new study Mother Teresa: The Saint and Her Nation reveals.
Date:
23/07/2020

Increased child benefit may help families escape lockdown inequality

Increased child benefit may help families escape lockdown inequality
Description
Policy makers should increase child benefit and consider difficulties faced by families on low incomes in order to avoid the COVID-19 pandemic heightening existing inequalities and creating new ones.
Date:
15/07/2020

BBSRC grant awarded to purchase advanced research equipment

BBSRC grant awarded to purchase advanced research equipment
Description
Dr Dan Tennant, Dr Christian Ludwig and Professor Gareth Lavery have been awarded a 19ALERT mid-range equipment grant from the BBSRC to provide new tools for analysis of stable isotope incorporation into metabolites.
Date:
13/07/2020

EUniWell selected as a 'European University'

EUniWell selected as a 'European University'
Description
EUniWell – the European University for Well-Being – is among the consortia selected for funding in the second "European Universities" call for proposals which is part of the ERASMUS+ programme of the European Commission.
Date:
09/07/2020

Centre of Excellence in Rwanda aims to support African farmers and rural communities

Centre of Excellence in Rwanda aims to support African farmers and rural communities
Description
A new African Centre of Excellence for sustainable cooling and cold chain based in Rwanda will help get farmers' produce to market quickly and efficiently – reducing food waste, boosting profits and creating jobs.
Date:
08/07/2020
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