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Cross-Institute Neuroscience and Ophthalmology team celebrates its women in science

Cross-Institute Neuroscience and Ophthalmology team celebrates its women in science
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The Neuroscience and Ophthalmology team, led by Professor Ann Logan, is an exciting representation of women in science bringing together colleagues from the Institutes of Inflammation and Ageing and Clinical Sciences.
Date:
02/08/2019

Senior Lecturer in Computational Medicinal Chemistry joins the School of Pharmacy

Senior Lecturer in Computational Medicinal Chemistry joins the School of Pharmacy
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The Institute of Clinical Sciences recently appointed Dr Giovanni Bottegoni. He joins the University from Sosei Heptares, bringing with him almost 15 years of academic and industrial experience.
Date:
18/07/2019

Homeless people are denied basic health care, research finds

Homeless people are denied basic health care, research finds
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A study led by the University of Birmingham has painted a shaming picture of neglect and discrimination shown towards the homeless when accessing UK health services.
Date:
16/07/2019

The Conversation: Not everyone uses a toothbrush and toothpaste to clean their teeth – here's what science says about their effectiveness

The Conversation: Not everyone uses a toothbrush and toothpaste to clean their teeth – here's what science says about their effectiveness
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Josefine Hirschfeld, Academic Clinical Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry, explains why oil pulling is a useful addition to toothbrushing.
Date:
04/07/2019

Study highlights the need for integrated healthcare and preventative services for the homeless

Study highlights the need for integrated healthcare and preventative services for the homeless
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A University of Birmingham study has found alarming evidence of severe mental health problems, substance dependence and alcohol misuse among the homeless population.
Date:
02/07/2019

Researchers implement advanced imaging technique to accelerate patient-specific 3D printing

Researchers implement advanced imaging technique to accelerate patient-specific 3D printing
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Pioneering research led by the University of Birmingham has implemented an advanced imaging technique that could accelerate the development of patient-specific three-dimensional (3D) printing.
Date:
26/06/2019

Pre-qualifying education and training helps health workers tackle gender based violence

Pre-qualifying education and training helps health workers tackle gender based violence
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Gender-based violence could be tackled more effectively by giving healthcare students wider and more practical education and training in identifying and responding to the 'warning signs', according to a new study.
Date:
13/06/2019

Birmingham researcher awarded prize in national EPSRC competition

Birmingham researcher awarded prize in national EPSRC competition
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Nina Vyas, a postdoctoral researcher in the School of Dentistry, took 3rd place in the innovation category of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council's annual national science photography competition.
Date:
12/06/2019

Mortality rate 'weekend effect' not a reliable measure of care quality in hospitals

Mortality rate 'weekend effect' not a reliable measure of care quality in hospitals
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The higher mortality rate for weekend hospital admissions should not be used as an indicator of quality of care finds a new study conducted by the University of Birmingham and the University of Warwick.
Date:
05/06/2019

Only 3% of children in England visit dentist before their first birthday, study finds

Only 3% of children in England visit dentist before their first birthday, study finds
Description
Research led by the University of Birmingham has revealed that just 3% of children in England visited the dentist before their first birthday.
Date:
17/05/2019
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