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College staff recognised for their ground-breaking academic work at University Founders' Awards

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Yesterday evening (12 July), staff, friends and supporters of the University joined together at the annual Chancellor's Dinner and Founders' Awards For Excellence, which recognises the very best academic work at the University.
Date:
13/07/2018

How are deadly genetic diseases inherited?

How are deadly genetic diseases inherited?
Description
A new study, jointly led by School of Biosciences Fellow, Dr Iain Johnston, has shed light on how deadly genetic diseases may be inherited
Date:
27/06/2018

New study sheds light on how deadly genetic diseases may be inherited

New study sheds light on how deadly genetic diseases may be inherited
Description
A new study has shed light on how deadly genetic diseases may be inherited, according to research published from a project led by the University of Birmingham, Imperial College London and European collaborators in the journal Nature Communications.
Date:
27/06/2018

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
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