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Medical diagnostics for cancer to be developed through University of Birmingham and Sona Nanotech Inc. collaboration

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Medical diagnostics for cancer to be developed through University of Birmingham and Sona Nanotech Inc. collaboration led by Zoe Pikramenou, Professor of Inorganic Chemistry and Photophysis
Date:
10/05/2019

Birmingham professor promotes the benefits of industrial placements in the UK chemical industry

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Jon Preece, Professor of Nanoscale Chemistry at the University of Birmingham, recently talked about the benefits of industrial placements on the current affairs-style programme, Solutions For Our Future.
Date:
08/04/2019

Controlling climate change

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Writing for the University of Birmingham's Perspective, Emeritus Professor of Physical Chemistry Richard P Tuckett recently made the case for controlling climate change to avoid a global migration challenge.
Date:
21/01/2019

University of Birmingham and Germany's BAM launch new partnership

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The University of Birmingham has signed an agreement with Germany's Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing that will see them working together across a number of key research fields.
Date:
15/01/2019

Birmingham Professors win prestigious Blavatnik Awards

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Two Professors from the University of Birmingham's College of Engineering and Physical Sciences have received prizes in the Second Annual Blavatnik Awards, which recognises young scientists in the United Kingdom.
Date:
09/01/2019

Ron Carrington: scientist whose research helped make antibiotics widely available

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The University honours the memory of chemistry alumnus Dr Ron Carrington, a Second World War veteran who served in Palestine went on to distinguish himself as a biochemist dedicated to making penicillin more accessible.
Date:
07/01/2019

Professor Emeritus Sidney Alan Barker (13 April 1926 – 14 October 2018)

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The University honours the memory of alumnus and former lecturer in Chemistry, Professor Emeritus Sidney Alan Barker
Date:
29/10/2018

Co-Director of Birmingham Centre for Strategic Elements and Critical Materials speaks to BBC News about improving recycling of lithium-ion batteries

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Dr Paul Anderson, Co-Director of the Birmingham Centre for Strategic Elements and Critical Materials, was recently interviewed by BBC News about a new research project to improve the recycling of lithium-ion batteries, which are critical to the transition to low emission electric vehicles.
Date:
26/10/2018

Birmingham chemists win award for ground-breaking 3D printed medical devices

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The Royal Society of Chemistry has awarded Professor Andrew Dove and Dr Andrew Weems for their pioneering research into 3D printing of shape-changing resorbable medical devices to help the recovery of cancer patients.
Date:
25/10/2018

University of Birmingham chemist, Dr Louise Male, contributes to a documentary about the dangers of a nasty street drug on BBC's Inside Out West Midlands

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University of Birmingham chemist, Dr Louise Male contributes to a documentary about the dangers of a nasty street drug on BBC's Inside Out West Midlands
Date:
16/10/2018
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