Research shows increased risk of chronic kidney disease in people with 'healthy' obesity

Research shows increased risk of chronic kidney disease in people with 'healthy' obesity
Description
People with 'healthy' obesity have a 66% increased risk of chronic kidney disease compared to healthy individuals with normal weight, finds a new study led by the University of Birmingham.
Date:
21/06/2021
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences

Research shows one in three with vision impairment lack support to gain quality education and employment

Research shows one in three with vision impairment lack support to gain quality education and employment
Description
New research shows one in five people with vision impairment did not gain quality employment despite earning qualifications in line with the general population.
Date:
18/06/2021
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Birmingham researcher wins prestigious Ralf Dahrendorf Prize for Children Born of War project

Birmingham researcher wins prestigious Ralf Dahrendorf Prize for Children Born of War project
Description
Professor Sabine Lee's project Children Born of War (CHIBOW) has been awarded this year's Ralf Dahrendorf Prize for European research by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).
Date:
17/06/2021
Categories:
Arts and Law, Research

Birmingham experts join drive to address global burden of maternal sepsis

Birmingham experts join drive to address global burden of maternal sepsis
Description
University of Birmingham health experts are working in a research partnership in East Africa that aims to reduce the number of mothers dying from maternal sepsis.
Date:
15/06/2021
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Northern News Wire: Birmingham Experts Join Drive to Address Global Burden of Maternal Sepsis in Uganda and Malawi.

Description
Professor Arri Coomarasamy is quoted in Northern News Wire (Uganda) on joining the drive to address the global burden of maternal sepsis in Uganda and Malawi.
Date:
15/06/2021
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Professor Jeanette Littlemore awarded prestigious Fellowship of the Academy of Social Sciences

Professor Jeanette Littlemore awarded prestigious Fellowship of the Academy of Social Sciences
Description
Professor Jeanette Littlemore discusses how Jonathan Van Tam and others use metaphors when talking about the Covid-19 Pandemic, and why it works.
Date:
14/06/2021
Categories:
Arts and Law, Research

College of Arts and Law receives two prestigious Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships

College of Arts and Law receives two prestigious Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships
Description
Two researchers in the College of Arts and Law have been awarded a Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship. Each fellowship will commence in early 2022, and take place over three years.
Date:
08/06/2021
Categories:
Arts and Law

Study of UK dental professionals reveals extent of occupational risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection

Study of UK dental professionals reveals extent of occupational risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection
Description
A University of Birmingham-led study of over a thousand dental professionals has shown their increased occupational risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection during the first wave of the pandemic in the UK.
Date:
04/06/2021
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Many patients with COVID-19 produce immune responses against their body's own tissues or organs, finds study

Many patients with COVID-19 produce immune responses against their body's own tissues or organs, finds study
Description
A University of Birmingham-led study funded by the UK Coronavirus Immunology Consortium has found that many patients with COVID-19 produce immune responses against their body's own tissues or organs.
Date:
04/06/2021

Covid mortality: at-risk groups and vaccine hesitancy

Covid mortality: at-risk groups and vaccine hesitancy
Description
The study shows that both deprivation and ethnicity matter in realtion to COVID19, as well as the interaction between them in explaining Covid mortality differences in local authorities within England.
Date:
27/05/2021
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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