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Latest news and forthcoming events and seminars from the School of Biosciences.

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Scientists in China and UK work to help tackle global health epidemics

Scientists in China and UK work to help tackle global health epidemics
Description
University of Birmingham scientists are working with partners in Guangzhou to develop new drugs that could help to tackle global health epidemics that also have an impact on China's rural communities.
Date:
25/05/2018

British Science Association announces Professor Pritchard as Section President

British Science Association announces Professor Pritchard as Section President
Description
The British Science Association (BSA) has announced that the University of Birmingham's Professor Jeremy Pritchard will become the Biological Sciences Section President for 2018.
Date:
23/05/2018

Research examining oak tree defences to contribute to Action Oak campaign

Research examining oak tree defences to contribute to Action Oak campaign
Description
A major new campaign to protect the UK's oak trees includes help from BIFoR.
Date:
21/05/2018

Do insects get sick?

Do insects get sick?
Description
The answer is complex. Dr Scott Hayward gives his perspective on his recent research.
Date:
16/05/2018

Research reveals another mechanism differentiating synthesis of non-coding and coding RNA

Research reveals another mechanism differentiating synthesis of non-coding and coding RNA
Description
A new paper from the Grzechnik lab (Cells & Molecules research area) published in Nature Communications reveals another mechanism differentiating synthesis of non-coding and coding RNA.
Date:
03/05/2018

Biosciences success in 2019 rankings

Biosciences success in 2019 rankings
Description
Our Biosciences courses are ranked in the Top 5 in the Russell Group for Graduate Prospects in The Complete University Guide 2019 rankings.
Date:
30/04/2018

Research finds new mechanism that can cause the spread of deadly infection

Research finds new mechanism that can cause the spread of deadly infection
Description
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have discovered a unique mechanism that drives the spread of a deadly infection.
Date:
27/04/2018

Michael Gove, MP talks of our 'vital and impressive' research

Description
We were delighted to welcome Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on a visit to the College of Life and Environmental Sciences on Wednesday 11 April 2018, alongside Counsellor Robert Alden of Birmingham City Council.
Date:
14/04/2018
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VIII International Simuliidae Symposium 2018

VIII International Simuliidae Symposium 2018
Date
21 - 22/06/2018
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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Undergraduate Open Day

Undergraduate Open Day
Date
22 - 23/06/2018
Description
The perfect opportunity to hear first-hand from our current students and teaching staff about living and learning at Birmingham.
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