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New high-capacity sodium-ion could replace lithium in rechargeable batteries

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University of Birmingham scientists are paving the way to swap the lithium in lithium-ion batteries with sodium, according to research published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society.
Date:
14/09/2018

Nanjing city leaders visit University of Birmingham to strengthen partnership

Nanjing city leaders visit University of Birmingham to strengthen partnership
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The University of Birmingham welcomed senior leaders from Nanjing Municipal Government to continue discussions with Birmingham's sister city around working on a range of research, innovation, education, and cultural projects.
Date:
14/09/2018

Widely-used youth behaviour treatment may be ineffective - study

Widely-used youth behaviour treatment may be ineffective - study
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A long-established treatment used around the world to help troubled young people and their families tackle behavioural problems may not be as effective as its practitioners claim - a new study reveals.
Date:
14/09/2018

Clinton lost US election because Democrats were too inclusive - study

Clinton lost US election because Democrats were too inclusive - study
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Hillary Clinton may have lost out to Donald Trump in the battle for the US Presidency because the Democrats were too willing to welcome others with differing views to theirs into their political party, a new study reveals.
Date:
06/09/2018

Birmingham and Nankai Universities hold first green economy research forum

Birmingham and Nankai Universities hold first green economy research forum
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The University of Birmingham and Nankai University held their first international academic forum, as their new Joint Research Institute begins tackling a range of environmental and social challenges.
Date:
04/09/2018

India 'clean cold' partnership set to boost healthy nutrition and farmers' incomes

India 'clean cold' partnership set to boost healthy nutrition and farmers' incomes
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University of Birmingham clean cold experts are helping Indian farmers take the next sustainable steps towards doubling farmers' incomes and ensuring that people across India can eat the foods that allow them to live a healthy and active life.
Date:
04/09/2018

Severely traumatised refugees may not necessarily develop PTSD - study

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Heavily traumatized people such as refugees fleeing war, torture and natural catastrophes may not necessarily develop posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a new study reveals.
Date:
03/09/2018

Dr Upen Patel delivers dental care in India with Birmingham student volunteers

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Dr Upen Patel from the University of Birmingham's College of Medical and Dental Sciences travelled to India earlier this year to provide hundreds of local residents with free dental and oral care.
Date:
03/09/2018

More work needed to make Irish abortion law fit-for-purpose

More work needed to make Irish abortion law fit-for-purpose
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Women in the Republic of Ireland could still be denied abortions because doctors fear lengthy jail terms or refuse to terminate pregnancies because they object on principle – according to a new position paper.
Date:
23/08/2018

University represented in city celebrations of Indian independence

University represented in city celebrations of Indian independence
Description
University of Birmingham Pro-Vice-Chancellor (International) Professor Robin Mason joined hundreds of people celebrating the 71st anniversary of Indian independence at a special event in Birmingham.
Date:
17/08/2018
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