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Women and social movements in Brazil: Olivia Saunders

Women and social movements in Brazil: Olivia Saunders
Description
In her latest blog post, final year BA History student Olivia Saunders tells us about what she enjoys most about her favourite module; 'Women and Social Movements in Brazil' at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
19/05/2021

Better access to dental care could help Brazil win battle against COPD

Better access to dental care could help Brazil win battle against COPD
Description
Oral health in Brazil needs better promotion and more accessible public dental services, in order to help tackle the impact of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
Date:
06/05/2021

Better access to dental care could help Brazil win battle against COPD

Better access to dental care could help Brazil win battle against COPD
Description
Oral health in Brazil needs better promotion and more accessible public dental services, in order to help tackle the impact of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Date:
06/05/2021

Brazilian youth's important role in fight against climate change - study

Brazilian youth's important role in fight against climate change - study
Description
Marginalised young people in Brazilian cities can play an important role in responding to the threat of climate change - according to a new study.
Date:
25/10/2020

Brazilian wildfire pollution worsens air quality in distant cities - study

Brazilian wildfire pollution worsens air quality in distant cities - study
Description
Wildfires in south eastern Brazil produce airborne pollution that worsens air quality in major cities such as Sao Paulo – cancelling out efforts to improve the urban environment and posing health risks to citizens.
Date:
20/01/2020

Birmingham connects Brazil's railways to hi-tech future partnership

Birmingham connects Brazil's railways to hi-tech future partnership
Description
University of Birmingham railways experts will work with the Ministry of Infrastructure (MINFRA) of Brazil to develop and deliver cutting-edge research and education programmes to improve journeys for people in Brazil.
Date:
13/12/2019

Empowering Coaching™ programme could boost Brazilian youth health

Empowering Coaching™ programme could boost Brazilian youth health
Description
Childhood obesity and youth mental health problems are rising in Brazil, but charities, sports organisations and policy makers have an opportunity to encourage more young Brazilians to boost their wellbeing.
Date:
10/12/2019

Ambassador visits Birmingham to mark Brazil research initiative

Ambassador visits Birmingham to mark Brazil research initiative
Description
The Brazilian Ambassador visited the University of Birmingham to launch the Birmingham Brazil Forum and learn more about the University's work with his country.
Date:
14/10/2019

School of Education colleagues visit Brazil as part of British Council funded project

School of Education colleagues visit Brazil as part of British Council funded project
Description
Birmingham academics from the MOSAIC Group for Research on Multilingualism, School of Education were invited to speak at the 7th International Colloquium on Literacy and Written Culture, held in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
Date:
27/08/2019

Birmingham academics boost links to Brazil in new research Forum

Birmingham academics boost links to Brazil in new research Forum
Description
Academics at the University of Birmingham are strengthening their links to Brazil with the launch of a new initiative to encourage more research and education partnerships.
Date:
31/07/2019
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