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First comprehensive network of wild crop species will help breeders tackle food insecurity

First comprehensive network of wild crop species will help breeders tackle food insecurity
Description
The first comprehensive network of sites where crop wild relatives are found has been developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
24/05/2019
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences

Chemistry of stars sheds new light on the Gaia Sausage

Chemistry of stars sheds new light on the Gaia Sausage
Description
Chemical traces in the atmospheres of stars are being used to uncover new information about a galaxy, known as the Gaia Sausage, which was involved in a major collision with the Milky Way billions of years ago.
Date:
23/05/2019
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences

Laboratory cleans up at RIBA West Midlands awards

Laboratory cleans up at RIBA West Midlands awards
Description
The University of Birmingham's Flagship Collaborative Teaching Laboratory has won four prestigious national RIBA awards for its design and architecture.
Date:
22/05/2019
Categories:
Corporate Services, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research, Students, Teaching

Cities in the cloud – UK's largest urban experiment reaches Birmingham

Cities in the cloud – UK's largest urban experiment reaches Birmingham
Description
Birmingham is to join five other UK cities taking part in a vast monitoring experiment to help us better understand our complex urban environments and how they react to change and growth.
Date:
22/05/2019
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences

Would you be a good eyewitness? Award-winning exhibit at Thinktank Museum invites visitors to test their skills

Would you be a good eyewitness?  Award-winning exhibit at Thinktank Museum invites visitors to test their skills
Description
What makes a good eyewitness? Psychologists at the University of Birmingham are inviting members of the public to join in an interactive exhibit at Thinktank to find out more and take part in a real science experiment.
Date:
22/05/2019
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences
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