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Researchers develop biodegradable polymer which could aid patient recovery after major surgery

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham have developed biodegradable polymer inks which could help patients recover from major surgery more quickly.
Date:
07/02/2020

Birmingham scientist wins prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry award

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The University of Birmingham's Professor Leigh Canham has been named the Royal Society of Chemistry Spiers Memorial Award winner for 2020.
Date:
08/01/2020

Why did the U.S. crack down on fruit e-cigarette flavours, but not menthol?

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Dr Simon Cotton, honorary senior lecturer in Chemistry at the University of Birmingham, recently commented on the Trump administration's decision to crackdown on e-cigarette flavours popular with children.
Date:
07/01/2020

University of Birmingham researcher wins prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering Fellowship

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Dr Naa Dei Nikoi has won a prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering Enterprise Fellowship to advance work on a novel method of drug delivery for diseases that can cause loss of vision.
Date:
16/12/2019

Cutting nanoparticles down to size – new study

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A new technique in chemistry could pave the way for producing uniform nanoparticles for use in drug delivery systems.
Date:
27/11/2019

UK and China scientists developing new drugs to fight tuberculosis

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UK and China scientists developing new drugs to fight tuberculosis
Date:
23/10/2019

The Nobel Prize-winning chemistry in your pocket

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The 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded for lithium-ion batteries. Professor Peter Slater, Professor of Materials Chemistry at the University of Birmingham, explains the chemistry inside the batteries.
Date:
15/10/2019

Malaria Vaccination – The prize is priceless

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Malaria is a killer.
Date:
02/10/2019

New round of Future Leaders Fellowships announced

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Two University of Birmingham researchers have been awarded Future Leaders Fellowships as part of a new £78 million investment announced today by UK Research and Innovation.
Date:
25/09/2019

University of Birmingham announced as finalist in Royal Society of Chemistry Emerging Technologies Competition 2019

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A group of scientists at the University of Birmingham have been shortlisted by the Royal Society of Chemistry for this year's Emerging Technologies Competition.
Date:
13/09/2019
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