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Lone musicians to play with virtual 'timing-sensitive' colleagues in a new immersive rehearsal platform

Lone musicians to play with virtual 'timing-sensitive' colleagues in a new immersive rehearsal platform
Description
A system that will enable musicians to play alone, but as if part of a live ensemble, is being developed at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
23/03/2021

Quick to smile – study shows speed of expression offers vital visual cues

Quick to smile – study shows speed of expression offers vital visual cues
Description
The speed at which we produce facial expressions plays an important role in our ability to recognise emotions in others, according to new research at the University of Birmingham
Date:
04/03/2021

Increased green space in prisons can reduce self-harm and violence

Increased green space in prisons can reduce self-harm and violence
Description
Prisons with more green space have lower levels of violence and self-harm, according to new research at the University of Birmingham and Utrecht University.
Date:
24/02/2021

Counterintuitive approach may improve eyewitness identification

Counterintuitive approach may improve eyewitness identification
Description
Experts have devised a novel approach to selecting photos for police line-ups that helps witnesses identify culprits more reliably.
Date:
16/02/2021

Recognition for Adriane Esquivel Muelbert

Recognition for Adriane Esquivel Muelbert
Description
Adriane Esquivel Muelbert has been named one of the 2020 Forests Young Investigators.
Date:
11/02/2021

'Sleep hygiene' should be integrated into epilepsy diagnosis and management - study

'Sleep hygiene' should be integrated into epilepsy diagnosis and management - study
Description
Children with epilepsy sleep poorly compared to healthy children, and are more likely to experience disruptions such as night terrors, sleep walking or sleep disordered breathing, according to a new study.
Date:
10/02/2021

Fellowship Success for Dr Maria Michail

Fellowship Success for Dr Maria Michail
Description
Dr Maria Michail, lead of the suicide and self-harm research group at the Institute for Mental Health has been awarded a three-year Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Global Fellowship.
Date:
09/02/2021

Machine learning could aid mental health diagnoses

Machine learning could aid mental health diagnoses
Description
A way of using machine learning to more accurately identify patients with a mix of psychotic and depressive symptoms has been developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
08/02/2021

Jonathan Drori CBE Named Honorary Professor at Birmingham Institute of Forest Research

Jonathan Drori CBE Named Honorary Professor at Birmingham Institute of Forest Research
Description
Jonathan Drori has joined the Birmingham Institute of Forest Research as Honorary Professor.
Date:
25/01/2021

Teenagers catch moods and negative moods are more contagious

Teenagers catch moods and negative moods are more contagious
Description
New research from the Universities of Birmingham and Oxford reveals that teenagers catch moods from friends and bad moods are more contagious than good ones.
Date:
21/01/2021
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