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Maths that feels good – creating learning resources for blind students

Maths that feels good – creating learning resources for blind students
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An international team of researchers has developed a method for easily creating textbooks in Braille, with an initial focus on maths textbooks.

Interdisciplinary Professorial Fellow to develop links between clinicians and mathematicians

Interdisciplinary Professorial Fellow to develop links between clinicians and mathematicians
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Professor John Terry has joined the University of Birmingham from the University of Exeter, leading the Centre of for Systems Modelling and Quantitative Biomedicine as an Interdisciplinary Professorial Fellow.

Birmingham Researcher Receives European Prize in Combinatorics

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Dr Richard Montgomery, from the School of Mathematics was awarded the European Prize in Combinatorics at the end of September 2019.

Mathematics at Birmingham 2019 NSS results

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School of Mathematics undergraduate courses at the University of Birmingham National Student Survey results.

New technique will help experts make heads or tails of male fertility

New technique will help experts make heads or tails of male fertility
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A new way of analysing sperm that tracks the movement of the sperm tail could enable substantial improvements to male fertility testing.

Opportunistic cancer cells 'slip through the gaps' to spread through blood vessels

Opportunistic cancer cells 'slip through the gaps' to spread through blood vessels
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Cancer cells may rely on opportunism, as well as chemical signalling, to spread through the body, according to new findings by mathematicians at the University of Birmingham.

Birmingham to host the British Combinatorial Conference 2019

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Birmingham will host the 27th British Combinatorial Conference in July 2019.

The University of Birmingham will host the fifth annual LGBTSTEMinar in 2020

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The University of Birmingham recently won a bid to host the next LGBTSTEMinar Conference next year on Friday 10 January 2020.

Mathematics graduate's record mountain climb

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Former student becomes first blind British man to reach the summit of Europe's highest mountain.

Birmingham mathematician featured in new book celebrating inspiring Birmingham women

Birmingham mathematician featured in new book celebrating inspiring Birmingham women
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A Birmingham researcher who is helping to tackle the growing global threat of antibiotic resistance has been featured in a new book launched today , 13 October, celebrating inspiring Birmingham women and their achievements.
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