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Survivors of modern slavery to play vital role in new research project

Survivors of modern slavery to play vital role in new research project
Description
A new University of Birmingham-led research project has been launched to examine the impact of psychological support on the mental wellbeing of people affected by modern slavery.
Date:
08/09/2021

Research explores impact on informal carers who nursed people who died at home during first wave of COVID-19 pandemic

Research explores impact on informal carers who nursed people who died at home during first wave of COVID-19 pandemic
Description
Informal carers who looked after people that died from a terminal illness at home during the COVID-19 pandemic are being asked to take part in a research project led by the University of Birmingham.
Date:
03/09/2021

Licensed drug could reduce SARS-CoV-2 infection by up to 70 per cent, reveals study

Licensed drug could reduce SARS-CoV-2 infection by up to 70 per cent, reveals study
Description
A licensed drug normally used to treat abnormal levels of fatty substances in the blood could reduce infection caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus by up to 70%.
Date:
06/08/2021

Availability of consultants is not the cause of the so-called 'weekend effect' in hospitals, major study finds

Availability of consultants is not the cause of the so-called 'weekend effect' in hospitals, major study finds
Description
A major study led by the University of Birmingham has revealed that a lack of available specialist consultants in hospitals at the weekend is not the cause of the so-called 'weekend effect'.
Date:
02/08/2021

Melissa Grant wins Microbiology in Society Award

Melissa Grant wins Microbiology in Society Award
Description
Dr Melissa Grant is the winner of The Microbiology Society's 2021 Microbiology in Society Award for her engagement project Beyond Blue Skies Biology.
Date:
19/07/2021

Partnership will create the next generation of researchers to transform global healthcare

Partnership will create the next generation of researchers to transform global healthcare
Description
The Universities of Birmingham, Leicester and Nottingham have launched a partnership training the next generation of leading researchers the skills required to transform our understanding and treatment of disease.
Date:
13/07/2021

Student scoops award for helping aspiring young medics from low income backgrounds

Student scoops award for helping aspiring young medics from low income backgrounds
Description
A University of Birmingham student has won an award in memory of Princess Diana for her work to help young aspiring students from low income backgrounds to apply for degrees in medicine.
Date:
29/06/2021

Professor awarded MBE in 2021 Queen's Birthday Honours

Professor awarded MBE in 2021 Queen's Birthday Honours
Description
The University of Birmingham's Professor Tom Clutton-Brock has been awarded an MBE for services to the NHS during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Date:
14/06/2021

University of Birmingham joins drug discovery collaboration with Evotec and Bristol Myers Squibb

University of Birmingham joins drug discovery collaboration with Evotec and Bristol Myers Squibb
Description
The University of Birmingham is part of a new industry collaboration launched to accelerate drug discovery projects that will fast track research from lab to patient.
Date:
06/05/2021

Birmingham Health Innovation Campus takes another step forward after planning permission granted

Birmingham Health Innovation Campus takes another step forward after planning permission granted
Description
Work is set to begin on the first phase of Birmingham Health Innovation Campus this Summer after planning permission was granted by Birmingham City Council.
Date:
21/04/2021
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