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Addressing the ‘invisible water crisis’ of global water pollution

Bucolic aerial shot of green land with trees and a pathway meeting a wide river
Description:
World Water Day this year highlights groundwater and the need to protect, as global water pollution represents a major ‘invisible water crisis’.
Date:
21 March 2022

COVID-19 vaccination study opens at Great Ormond Street Hospital

covid vaccine and mask
Description:
Patients at Great Ormond Street Hospital and Southampton Children's Hospital are taking part in research to work out how they respond to COVID-19 vaccination.
Date:
15 March 2022

New antimicrobial air filters tested on trains rapidly kill SARS-CoV-2 and other viruses

An antimicrobial coating is sprayed onto filters.
Description:
Researchers have developed new antimicrobial technology for air filters that can kill bacteria, fungi and viruses including SARS-CoV-2.
Date:
09 March 2022

Researchers find genetic 'fingerprints' of ancient migrations in modern-day United Arab Emirates

Arabian man
Description:
Geneticists and archaeologists analysed 1,200 people from the United Arab Emirates and found genetic traces of population mixing spanning thousands of years.
Date:
03 March 2022

Dr Alice Turner hosts Respiratory Medicine Event at our New City-Centre Venue

Dr Alice Turner Presents to Delegates at The Exchange
Description:
Our symposium convened industry leaders from the healthcare and life sciences sector and key academics to discuss how to make respiratory medicine sustainable.
Date:
01 March 2022

New initiative to prevent caesarean section deaths in developing nations

Description:
University of Birmingham experts are leading a new initiative to help save the lives of thousands of women giving birth by c-section in developing nations.
Date:
28 February 2022

World-leading surgical research team gets fresh funding to save lives

Surgeons performing an operation in theatre
Description:
A world-leading global surgical research team led by the University of Birmingham has received £7 million to continue life-saving work in developing countries.
Date:
16 February 2022

New study explores unique approach to treat a rare liver disease

liver
Description:
A UK research study looking into a new approach to treat primary sclerosing cholangitis, a rare disease where the body's immune attacks its own liver.
Date:
16 February 2022

Manufacturing futures through new research partnership

Professor Steven Jarvis and Clive Hickman of the MTC sign agreement
Description:
The University of Birmingham and the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) have launched a new research group, which will lead a sustainable manufacturing revolution.
Date:
10 February 2022

Research to investigate how food intake is regulated could improve treatment of COVID-19 illness

Dr Caroline Gorvin
Description:
Dr Caroline Gorvin has been awarded the distinguished Sir Henry Dale Fellowship worth nearly £1 million to better understand how food intake is regulated.
Date:
07 February 2022

God and Caesar: a never-ending competition

Description:
The Harvard Divinity School Bulletin showcases the introduction of Jocelyne Cesari's new book, We God's People: Christianity, Islam and Hinduism in the World of Nations.
Date:
07 February 2022

Religion and populism in the United States and Europe

Description:
Jocelyne Cesari and Tobias Cremer discuss the relationship between religion and populism, and how this relationship is affecting the politics of Europe and the United States.
Date:
07 February 2022
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