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University of Birmingham Professor appointed to International Advisory Council of Afrobarometer

University of Birmingham Professor appointed to  International Advisory Council of Afrobarometer
Description
Nic Cheeseman, Professor of Democracy and International Development at the University of Birmingham has been appointed to serve on the International Advisory Council of Afrobarometer, the pan-African research network.
Date:
26/11/2020
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

New breakthrough in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

New breakthrough in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis
Description
People with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) could soon benefit from a new drug treatment that not only suppresses inflammation but also significantly reduces patient reported pain scores.
Date:
25/11/2020
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Framework to improve training for children's palliative care professionals to launch in the UK and Ireland

Framework to improve training for children's palliative care professionals to launch in the UK and Ireland
Description
A new educational framework and toolkit will be launched in the UK and Ireland this week to improve training and guidance for those providing palliative and end of life care for children.
Date:
25/11/2020
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Re-starting global economy depends on tackling 'last mile' of vaccine journey

Re-starting global economy depends on tackling 'last mile' of vaccine journey
Description
Re-starting the global economy for billions of people will depend on successfully overcoming logistical challenges in the 'last mile' of a COVID-19 vaccine's journey to immunisation stations, according to a new report.
Date:
25/11/2020
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Research

'Rapid science' makes custom-fitted facemasks for NHS workers

'Rapid science' makes custom-fitted facemasks for NHS workers
Description
A company working with experts from the University of Birmingham and King's College London has been awarded funding by Innovate UK to produce custom-fitted, reusable, medical grade facemasks.
Date:
24/11/2020
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research
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