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Simple, low cost tests could help China's battle to identify COPD sufferers

Simple, low cost tests could help China's battle to identify COPD sufferers
Description
Researchers working with primary care patients in China have discovered that a simple questionnaire and airflow measurement test could identify adults suffering with undiagnosed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Date:
06/10/2021

First students graduate from Birmingham-Guangzhou education partnership

First students graduate from Birmingham-Guangzhou education partnership
Description
The first students have graduated from an innovative partnership between the University of Birmingham and Jinan University that saw them receiving degrees from both institutions.
Date:
30/06/2021

New landmark report recommends OSCE engagement with China

New landmark report recommends OSCE engagement with China
Description
China's growing assertiveness represents both a challenge and an opportunity for the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and its 57 participating States.
Date:
27/04/2021

150+ UK-China scientists confirm Beijing's air quality has improved significantly

150+ UK-China scientists confirm Beijing's air quality has improved significantly
Description
Top UK and Chinese scientists studying air pollution in the megacity of Beijing and how it affects human health have published their final report.
Date:
23/03/2021

'Pompeii of prehistoric plants' unlocks evolutionary secret - study

'Pompeii of prehistoric plants' unlocks evolutionary secret - study
Description
Spectacular fossil plants preserved within a volcanic ash fall in China have shed light on an evolutionary race 300 million years ago, which was eventually won by the seed-bearing plants that dominate the Earth today.
Date:
08/03/2021

Birmingham welcomes Year of the Metal Ox with online concert

Birmingham welcomes Year of the Metal Ox with online concert
Description
Music lovers have the chance to attend a special online concert from the University of Birmingham marking the Chinese New Year with a magical fusion of East and West.
Date:
04/02/2021

When language is not enough: Chinese broadcaster Kevin Sui delivers prestigious University of Birmingham lecture

When language is not enough: Chinese broadcaster Kevin Sui delivers prestigious University of Birmingham lecture
Description
In this year's China Institute Li Siguang Distinguished Lecture, international broadcaster Kevin Sui explores how understanding culture is more important than being proficient in each other's languages for China and UK.
Date:
16/11/2020

Palliative care needed across China for everyone who needs it - study

Palliative care needed across China for everyone who needs it - study
Description
Palliative care should extend across China and pay more attention to managing non-malignant disease – integrated within the country's healthcare system and available to everyone who needs it, according to a new study.
Date:
21/10/2020

Soluble iron in skies over China's cities could create health risk - study

Soluble iron in skies over China's cities could create health risk - study
Description
Industrial and vehicle pollution in the skies above East China's major cities is boosting the amount of atmospheric soluble iron particles – creating health risks for citizens, a new study reveals.
Date:
13/10/2020

Chinese partners send protective gear to help Birmingham's COVID battle

Chinese partners send protective gear to help Birmingham's COVID battle
Description
University of Birmingham partners across China have joined forces to send protective equipment that medical and care staff in the West Midlands can use in the ongoing battle against coronavirus.
Date:
23/04/2020
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