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UKRI Invests £109 million in future leaders

UKRI Invests £109 million in future leaders
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Three University of Birmingham researchers are joining the latest wave of Future Leaders Fellows, announced by Science Minister Amanda Solloway.

'Universal law of touch' will enable new advances in Virtual Reality

'Universal law of touch' will enable new advances in Virtual Reality
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Seismic waves, commonly associated with earthquakes, have been used by scientists to develop a universal scaling law for the sense of touch.

Guardian League Table 2021 ranks Mathematics at Birmingham fifth in the UK

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The Guardian University Guide 2021 reveals that Mathematics at the University of Birmingham ranks fifth in the UK.

Funding boost for AI-based epilepsy monitoring

Funding boost for AI-based epilepsy monitoring
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Funding boost for AI-based epilepsy monitoring

Top Results for Mathematics in NSS 2020

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Top Results for Mathematics in NSS 2020

Doing more with less: Sperm without a fully active tail move faster and more efficiently, new UK study finds

Doing more with less: Sperm without a fully active tail move faster and more efficiently, new UK study finds
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A new UK study finds that sperm without a fully active tail, rather than hindering the cell, move faster and more efficiently than sperm with a fully powered tail.

Birmingham's future research and innovation leaders awarded flagship fellowships

Birmingham's future research and innovation leaders awarded flagship fellowships
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Three Birmingham scientists have been awarded prestigious research grants through the latest round of UK Research and Innovation's Future Leaders Fellowships.

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.
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