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Birmingham researcher wins Programme Grant from the National Institutes of Health

Birmingham researcher wins Programme Grant from the National Institutes of Health
Description
Dr Neil Morgan has been awarded a (Multi PI) R01 Programme Grant from the National Institutes of Health (USA) to research the role of the SLFN14 gene in megakaryopoiesis and platelet development.
Date:
26/05/2020

High doses of vitamin D supplementation has no benefit in preventing or treating COVID-19

High doses of vitamin D supplementation has no benefit in preventing or treating COVID-19
Description
Scientists from the UK, Europe and the USA, including experts from the University of Birmingham, have published a vitamin D consensus paper warning against high doses of vitamin D supplementation.
Date:
21/05/2020

Global webinar launch – 'Living with the Pandemic in LMICs'

Global webinar launch – 'Living with the Pandemic in LMICs'
Description
University of Birmingham experts will discuss how research can help people living in Low- and Middle Income Countries (LMICs) to stay safe during the current coronavirus pandemic in the first of a new webinar series.
Date:
19/05/2020

Birmingham epilepsy researcher secures prestigious fellowship

Birmingham epilepsy researcher secures prestigious fellowship
Description
Dr Wessel Woldman, Research Fellow from the Centre for Systems Modelling and Quantitative Biomedicine at the University of Birmingham has been appointed an Emerging Leader Fellowship from Epilepsy Research UK.
Date:
19/05/2020

Lunch Series on Religion and Nationalism: Turkey

Lunch Series on Religion and Nationalism: Turkey
Description
Jocelyne Cesari is joined by A. Erdi Ozturk (London Metropolitan University), to engage in a discussion on the status of Islam in the building of Turkey as a secular nation-state and on modern-day Turkish politics.
Date:
18/05/2020

At the Tipping Point: To Be (Public) or Not To Be (Public) in Corpus Linguistics

At the Tipping Point: To Be (Public) or Not To Be (Public) in Corpus Linguistics
Description
Upcoming Exciting Joint Live Event by Cologne and Birmingham in Digital Space, openly livestreamed on YouTube, featuring Professor Michaela Mahlberg (Birmingham) and Beatrix Busse (Cologne).
Date:
18/05/2020

In case you missed it: Shakespeare Institute Virtual Open Day

In case you missed it: Shakespeare Institute Virtual Open Day
Description
Our virtual open day was held on 15 May 2020. In case you missed it we have all our course information videos and questions and answers from the day available to view at your leisure.
Date:
18/05/2020

COVID-19 disruption will lead to 28 million surgeries cancelled worldwide

COVID-19 disruption will lead to 28 million surgeries cancelled worldwide
Description
Over 28 million elective surgeries across the globe could be cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic – leading to patients facing a lengthy wait for their health issues to be resolved, a new study reveals.
Date:
15/05/2020

Researchers launch race to develop sustainable COVID-19 vaccine delivery

Researchers launch race to develop sustainable COVID-19 vaccine delivery
Description
Scientists are launching a major new research project in India that will help to engineer an efficient and sustainable delivery mechanism – ready to get an eventual COVID-19 vaccine to billions of people.
Date:
07/05/2020

Data scientists' global battle to create air quality forecast solution in Uganda

Data scientists' global battle to create air quality forecast solution in Uganda
Description
Data scientists are taking part in a global competition to create a computer process that will accurately predict air quality in Uganda.
Date:
30/04/2020
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