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A sector deal for health?

Description
Dr John Williams, Managing Director of Birmingham Health Partners reflects about the plethora of policy papers, reviews, consultations, strategy documents and sector deals that are set to have a significant impact on the health and life sciences sector.
Date:
21/12/2017

A sector deal for health?

Description
Dr John Williams, Managing Director of Birmingham Health Partners reflects about the plethora of policy papers, reviews, consultations, strategy documents and sector deals that are set to have a significant impact on the health and life sciences sector.
Date:
21/12/2017

Frankincense – much more than a fragrant smell

Frankincense – much more than a fragrant smell
Description
You may be familiar with frankincense through its role in the Christmas story, and its use in religious ceremonies. Frankincense has been used medicinally in the East for thousands of years, but recently scientists in the West have started to examine it, and find that incensole acetate (one of the molecules behind its distinctive odour) in particular has some interesting properties.
Date:
21/12/2017

Initiative to improve the standardisation of metabolomics in assessing safety of chemicals

Initiative to improve the standardisation of metabolomics in assessing safety of chemicals
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The European Centre for Ecotoxicology and Toxicology of Chemicals (ECETOC) has announced the launch of a new initiative which will accelerate the use of metabolomics technology to improve safety assessment of chemicals.
Date:
20/07/2017

Artificially grown cartilage could reduce the need for joint replacements in osteoarthritis patients

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Scientists at the University of Birmingham, in collaboration with colleagues at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, have artificially grown cartilage tissue which, they hope, could eventually reduce the need for invasive and costly joint replacements in patients with osteoarthritis.
Date:
12/05/2017

Register for our MOOC in Outstanding P.E. lessons

Register for our MOOC in Outstanding P.E. lessons
Description
The first-of-its-kind MOOC in "Outstanding Physical Education Lessons", from the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, begins on 13 March 2017.
Date:
02/03/2017

Brain Awareness Week at the University of Birmingham

Brain Awareness Week at the University of Birmingham
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Join us to celebrate the international Brain Awareness Week: a Public Engagement event celebrated worldwide, to raise public awareness of the importance of brain research.
Date:
16/02/2017

Open for registrations! New MOOC in Youth Football Coaching

Open for registrations! New MOOC in Youth Football Coaching
Description
New MOOC beginning on 30 January 2017, a first of its kind in focusing on youth football coaches. Delivered through a collaborative partnership between the University of Birmingham and The Football Association (FA) it will help you become a confident developer of creative players and teams.
Date:
05/01/2017

Participants required for Tai Chi/Zumba research project

Participants required for Tai Chi/Zumba research project
Description
Participants are being sought for a research project on the effects of Tai Chi, Zumba Gold or a social meeting group environment on vascular health among ageing population.
Date:
04/08/2016

One month to go! First MOOC in Outstanding P.E. lessons

One month to go! First MOOC in Outstanding P.E. lessons
Description
The first-of-its-kind MOOC in "Outstanding Physical Education Lessons", from the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, begins on 4 July 2016.
Date:
02/06/2016
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