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Birmingham engineers partner with India's Government to boost rural roads

Birmingham engineers partner with India's Government to boost rural roads
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University of Birmingham civil engineering experts will work with India's Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) to create a hi-tech monitoring system to check for damage and deterioration on the country's rural roads.
Date:
24/02/2020

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

Professor Francis Davis attends Global Congress on Elderly in Vatican and Publishes Article on Global Adult Safeguarding

Professor Francis Davis attends Global Congress on Elderly in Vatican and Publishes Article on Global Adult Safeguarding
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Following on from the publication of his report on the elderly in Rwanda Francis Davis attended the Vatican's first ever Congress on the needs of the elderly.
Date:
10/02/2020

Birmingham's liquid lead in cracking global energy storage challenge

Birmingham's liquid lead in cracking global energy storage challenge
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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

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

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

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

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

Birmingham's musical welcome for Chinese Year of the Rat

Birmingham's musical welcome for Chinese Year of the Rat
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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

Researchers obtain 'high-definition' view of diabetes-related proteins

Researchers obtain 'high-definition' view of diabetes-related proteins
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Scientists have examined a key receptor for the first time at high resolution – broadening understanding of how it functions, and opening the door to future improvements in treating conditions such as type 2 diabetes.
Date:
24/01/2020

Festival fireworks celebrations' health impact on vulnerable people - study

Festival fireworks celebrations' health impact on vulnerable people - study
Description
Fireworks associated with festival celebrations such as Australia Day, China's Lunar New Year and Fourth of July, in the USA, may have a significant impact on the health of vulnerable people – a new study reveals.
Date:
21/01/2020

Clubs and bars must support women by cracking down on sexual aggression

Clubs and bars must support women by cracking down on sexual aggression
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Nightclubs and bars must create a supportive environment that cracks down on unwanted sexual attention and allows women to enjoy their nights out, according to a new study.
Date:
20/01/2020
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