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Brain waves can be used to predict future pain sensitivity

Brain waves can be used to predict future pain sensitivity
Description
Rhythms produced by the brain can reliably be used to predict how sensitive we are to pain, new research shows.
Date:
06/08/2020

Professor Alice Roberts receives Royal Society award for public engagement

Professor Alice Roberts receives Royal Society award for public engagement
Description
The University of Birmingham's Professor of Public Engagement in Science, Alice Roberts, has been honoured with the Royal Society's David Attenborough Award.
Date:
04/08/2020

How Birmingham is helping with SARS-CoV-2 Genomics

How Birmingham is helping with SARS-CoV-2 Genomics
Description
How Birmingham is helping with SARS-CoV-2 Genomics
Date:
24/07/2020

New research network to reduce exposure to air pollution amongst the most vulnerable

New research network to reduce exposure to air pollution amongst the most vulnerable
Description
New research network to reduce exposure to air pollution amongst the most vulnerable
Date:
24/07/2020

10 Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellowships awarded across the University of Birmingham

10 Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellowships awarded across the University of Birmingham
Description
The University of Birmingham has been awarded 10 Early Career Research Fellowships from the Leverhulme Trust.
Date:
10/07/2020

Safe gaming – new guidelines will support children online

Safe gaming – new guidelines will support children online
Description
Research into how young people can be supported to use online gaming safely to enhance their mental wellbeing has been launched at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
07/07/2020

New sequencing technology will help scientists decipher disease mechanisms

New sequencing technology will help scientists decipher disease mechanisms
Description
New technologies capable of sequencing single molecules in fine detail will help scientists better understand the mechanisms of rare nucleotides thought to play an important role in the progression of some diseases.
Date:
02/07/2020

Infant sleep problems can signal mental disorders in adolescents – study.

Infant sleep problems can signal mental disorders in adolescents – study.
Description
Specific sleep problems among babies and very young children can be linked to mental disorders in adolescents, a new study has found.
Date:
01/07/2020

Does fossil study prove iconic sabretooth was really a 'pussycat'?

Does fossil study prove iconic sabretooth was really a 'pussycat'?
Description
Not all sabretooth cats were fearsome predators – some may have been scavengers using their teeth to rip open carcasses before extracting their prey's innards with a big tongue, according to a new study.
Date:
26/06/2020

Protecting Apes from COVID-19

Protecting Apes from COVID-19
Description
In July 2020, Dr. Steve Unwin from the School of Biosciences will be part of the team leading OVAG2020, a virtual workshop for conservation professionals who work with orangutans and gibbons.
Date:
25/06/2020
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