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Bacteria's secret weapons in defeating antibiotics discovered

Bacteria's secret weapons in defeating antibiotics discovered
Description
David Grainger's article in The Conversation explains that "Bacteria possess even more tools to protect themselves from antibiotics than previously thought, according to our latest research".
Date:
13/11/2017

University of Birmingham experts unite in World Antibiotic Awareness Week

University of Birmingham experts unite in World Antibiotic Awareness Week
Description
Scientists from the University of Birmingham are uniting to support World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW) from November 13th to 19th.
Date:
13/11/2017

Scientists discover new mechanisms that bacteria use to protect themselves from antibiotics

Scientists discover new mechanisms that bacteria use to protect themselves from antibiotics
Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have identified new mechanisms used by bacteria to resist infection-fighting antibiotics.
Date:
13/11/2017

Biosciences scholar brings back the medals for GB

Biosciences scholar brings back the medals for GB
Description
Jonny Davies, third year Biochemistry student and University of Birmingham sport scholar, last week bought home 2 medals for the GB Athletics team at the World University Games in Taipei.
Date:
12/09/2017

Ancient footprints in Crete challenge theory of human evolution

Ancient footprints in Crete challenge theory of human evolution
Description
Dr Susannah Thorpe of the School of Biosciences writes in The Conversation about the discovery of some 50 footprints at Trachilos in Crete that are nearly 6m-years-old. It looks like they may be from a hominin – a member of the human species after separation from the chimpanzee lineage
Date:
08/09/2017

Researchers identify cheaper, greener biofuels processing catalyst

Researchers identify cheaper, greener biofuels processing catalyst
Description
Fuels that are produced from nonpetroleum-based biological sources may become greener and more affordable, thanks to research performed by the University of Birmingham and University of Illinois' Prairie Research Institute that examines the use of a processing catalyst made from palladium metal and bacteria.
Date:
31/08/2017

Study identifies a new way to prevent a deadly fungal infection spreading to the brain

Study identifies a new way to prevent a deadly fungal infection spreading to the brain
Description
Research led by the University of Birmingham has discovered a way to stop a deadly fungus from 'hijacking' the body's immune system and spreading to the brain.
Date:
17/08/2017

A great place to study - 2017 National Student Survey

A great place to study -  2017 National Student Survey
Description
Results from the 2017 National Student Survey show that 100% of our BSc Human Biology students would recommend the University of Birmingham as a great place to study. Students completing the survey also praised the quality of our course and our staff, with up to 100% of our Biochemistry students saying the course is intellectually stimulating and our staff are good at explaining things.
Date:
11/08/2017
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VIII International Simuliidae Symposium 2018

VIII International Simuliidae Symposium 2018
Date
21 (09:00) - 22/06/2018 (17:00)
Location:
Univerity of Birmingham
Description
The 2018 Simuliidae Symposium will be at University of Birmingham, England 21-22 June 2018. Arrival and registration will be during the evening of Wed 20 June 2018.
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