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Artificial Intelligence project aims to improve standards and development of AI systems

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A new project has been launched in partnership with the University of Birmingham aiming to address racial and ethical health inequalities using artificial intelligence.
Date:
22 October 2021

A third of leukaemia patients do not generate any antibody response to two doses of COVID-19 vaccination, study shows

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A University of Birmingham-led study has shown that a third of patients with the most common type of leukaemia fail to generate any measurable antibody response following two doses of COVID-19 vaccination.
Date:
22 October 2021

University Supports Insider Midlands Sustainable Business Conference

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University Supports Insider Midlands Sustainable Business Conference on 7th September with Professor Clive Roberts speaking on sustainable transport.
Date:
21 October 2021

New technique helps researchers understand how acid damages teeth

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The Universities of Birmingham and Surrey have developed a new technique to improve understanding of how acid damages teeth.
Date:
21 October 2021

Study aims to identify best remote support services for domestic violence and abuse survivors in COVID-19 pandemic

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The University of Birmingham is leading a new study to identify best remote support services for domestic violence and abuse survivors in COVID-19 pandemic.
Date:
20 October 2021

Study aims to identify best remote support services for domestic violence and abuse survivors in COVID-19 pandemic - copy

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The University of Birmingham is leading a new study to identify best remote support services for domestic violence and abuse survivors in COVID-19 pandemic.
Date:
20 October 2021

Birmingham Law School ranked in top 100 globally

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Birmingham Law School has climbed 71 places in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 rankings.
Date:
18 October 2021

Contraceptive pill can reduce type 2 diabetes risk in women with polycystic ovary syndrome, finds study

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A study led by the University of Birmingham has revealed for the first time that the contraceptive pill can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes by over a quarter in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
Date:
18 October 2021

Contraceptive pill can reduce type 2 diabetes risk in women with polycystic ovary syndrome, finds study

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A study led by the University of Birmingham has revealed that the contraceptive pill can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes by over a quarter in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.
Date:
15 October 2021

Developmental Language Disorder Awareness Day

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English Language and Linguistics PhD student Ashley Blake has written about the importance of International Developmental Language Disorder Awareness Day and her research study for adults with learning difficulties.
Date:
15 October 2021

Simple, low cost tests could help China's battle to identify COPD sufferers

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Researchers working with primary care patients in China have discovered that a simple questionnaire and airflow measurement test could identify adults suffering with undiagnosed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Date:
11 October 2021

'The Machinery' steps up for an immersive mill experience

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The Hive Gallery is pleased to exhibit for the first time in Birmingham, ' The Machinery', an audio-visual instillation capturing the earliest known machine dance.
Date:
11 October 2021
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