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Better post-surgical care would boost cancer survival chances

Better post-surgical care would boost cancer survival chances
Description
Patients' chances of survival after cancer surgery is strongly linked with the standard of post-operation hospital care, a major international study suggests.
Date:
25/01/2021

Better post-surgical care would boost cancer survival chances

Better post-surgical care would boost cancer survival chances
Description
Patients' chances of survival after cancer surgery is strongly linked with the standard of post-operation hospital care, a major international study suggests.
Date:
22/01/2021

Randomised trials could help to return children safely to schools - study

Randomised trials could help to return children safely to schools - study
Description
Schools are closing again in response to surging levels of COVID-19 infection, but staging randomised trials when students eventually return could help to clarify when we should send children back to the classroom.
Date:
21/01/2021

Geoffrey Ma Tao-li appointed as Honorary Chair & Professor at Birmingham

Geoffrey Ma Tao-li appointed as Honorary Chair & Professor at Birmingham
Description
Former Hong Kong Chief Justice and University of Birmingham alumnus Geoffrey Ma Tao-li (LLB Law, 1997; LL.D, 2011) has been appointed as Honorary Chair and Professor in the Birmingham Law School.
Date:
14/01/2021

Early COVID-19 lockdown had less impact on urban air quality than first believed

Early COVID-19 lockdown had less impact on urban air quality than first believed
Description
The first COVID-19 lockdowns led to significant changes in urban air pollution levels in major cities around the world, but the changes were smaller than expected – a new study reveals.
Date:
13/01/2021

Global community launches to make world a better, fairer place

Global community launches to make world a better, fairer place
Description
Experts at the University of Birmingham's Institute for Global Innovation are launching a new multi-disciplinary forum to help make the world a fairer, more sustainable place.
Date:
11/01/2021

Fatal health threat to young African children reduced by innovative artistic intervention - study

Fatal health threat to young African children reduced by innovative artistic intervention - study
Description
The fatal threat from diarrhoea and pneumonia to young children in the world's poorer countries can be reduced using traditional performing arts to encourage mothers to provide youngsters with safe food and water.
Date:
11/01/2021

Mali health project aims to save children from diarrhoea death

Mali health project aims to save children from diarrhoea death
Description
University of Birmingham experts are leading a new project in Mali to reduce the fatal threat from diarrhoea to young children and help to improve their growth.
Date:
09/12/2020

Timetable for the Twelfth Birmingham Colloquium on the Textual Criticism of the New Testament

Timetable for the Twelfth Birmingham Colloquium on the Textual Criticism of the New Testament
Description
The timetable for the Twelfth Birmingham Colloquium with the theme of "Fragments" is released. This conference will run weekly online from January to March 2021.
Date:
09/12/2020

Africa's clean cooling centre of excellence moves closer to boosting farmer's livelihoods

Africa's clean cooling centre of excellence moves closer to boosting farmer's livelihoods
Description
The Rwandan Government has formally launched the new African Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Cooling and Cold Chain (ACES) that is hosted in-country by the University of Rwanda.
Date:
08/12/2020
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