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Research shows low-cost once a day combination pill can prevent heart disease and stroke

Research shows low-cost once a day combination pill can prevent heart disease and stroke
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Research carried out in collaboration with the University of Birmingham in the UK has shown a combination low-cost pill called a polypill containing four drugs is effective in preventing cardiovascular disease.
Date:
23/08/2019

Birmingham technology could defend UK against power blackouts

Birmingham technology could defend UK against power blackouts
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Technology developed at the University of Birmingham could protect the UK and other countries from national electricity blackouts.
Date:
21/08/2019

Birmingham hosts UK-China symposium on clean energy utilisation and energy storage

Birmingham hosts UK-China symposium on clean energy utilisation and energy storage
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British experts from academia and industry joined their Chinese counterparts for the 2nd UK-China symposium on clean energy utilisation and energy storage.
Date:
20/08/2019

University of Birmingham and International Solar Alliance help 'sun-rich' farmers

University of Birmingham and International Solar Alliance help 'sun-rich' farmers
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The International Solar Alliance (ISA) and the University of Birmingham are working together to help farmers in 'sun-rich' countries make the most of solar-powered cooling solutions.
Date:
13/08/2019

Passively cooled containers being delivered for integrated rail and road cold chain transportation following world's first commercial demonstration

Passively cooled containers being delivered for integrated rail and road cold chain transportation following world's first commercial demonstration
Description
University of Birmingham experts have worked with one of China's biggest railway rolling stock companies to develop and now deliver the world's first cold storage road / rail container.
Date:
06/08/2019

Birmingham academics boost links to Brazil in new research Forum

Birmingham academics boost links to Brazil in new research Forum
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Academics at the University of Birmingham are strengthening their links to Brazil with the launch of a new initiative to encourage more research and education partnerships.
Date:
31/07/2019

UK-China blueprint to turn research into medical treatment put into action

UK-China blueprint to turn research into medical treatment put into action
Description
Health sector leaders from China and the UK gathered in Birmingham to create a blueprint for transforming biomedical engineering research into innovative treatments for patients.
Date:
25/07/2019

Birmingham celebrates 550th birth anniversary of founder of Sikh faith

Birmingham celebrates 550th birth anniversary of founder of Sikh faith
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The University of Birmingham is hosting five days of celebration to mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of the Sikh faith.
Date:
24/07/2019

Two-thirds of Global South hypertension sufferers missing treatment - study

Two-thirds of Global South hypertension sufferers missing treatment - study
Description
Healthcare in low- and middle-income countries is poorly prepared for the increasing number of people with high blood pressure, with more than two-thirds of people affected going without treatment – a new study reveals.
Date:
18/07/2019

Byzantine expert visits Italy to help put heritage site on the map

Byzantine expert visits Italy to help put heritage site on the map
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The Byzantine expert who led the research project that re-dated the Sant'Ambrogio church at Montecorvino Rovella (Salerno) to the mid-ninth century is back in Italy to help secure wider recognition for the site.
Date:
15/07/2019
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