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Urgent improvements needed in the care of children with suspected appendicitis - study

Urgent improvements needed in the care of children with suspected appendicitis - study
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Thousands of UK children undergo unnecessary appendix surgery each year in the NHS, a new study reveals.
Date:
13/02/2020
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Birmingham's liquid lead in cracking global energy storage challenge

Birmingham's liquid lead in cracking global energy storage challenge
Description
Developed by University of Birmingham academics, liquid air energy storage could play a part in helping to crack the global challenge faced by electricity providers of balancing power supply and demand.
Date:
05/02/2020
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Research

Elders in Rwanda need leaders' support to face old age - study

Elders in Rwanda need leaders' support to face old age - study
Description
Rwanda's Government should investigate how leaders can honour and support older people who – despite making a valuable contribution to society across their lifetimes – face intense poverty in old age.
Date:
04/02/2020
Categories:
Arts and Law, International, Research

Seven top European universities join forces to improve citizens' well-being

Seven top European universities join forces to improve citizens' well-being
Description
The Rectors, Presidents and Vice-Chancellors from seven of Europe's leading universities met in Germany to launch their vision for improving European citizens' quality of life with a European University for Well-Being.
Date:
31/01/2020
Categories:
International, Vice Chancellor

Birmingham's musical welcome for Chinese Year of the Rat

Birmingham's musical welcome for Chinese Year of the Rat
Description
Music lovers attended a special concert at the University of Birmingham marking the Chinese New Year with a magical fusion of East and West - and a special appearance by the winner of the 'Chinese X Factor'.
Date:
27/01/2020
Categories:
International
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