Life and Environmental Sciences News and Events

First comprehensive network of wild crop species will help breeders tackle food insecurity

First comprehensive network of wild crop species will help breeders tackle food insecurity
Description
The first comprehensive network of sites where crop wild relatives are found has been developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
24/05/2019

Cities in the cloud – UK's largest urban experiment reaches Birmingham

Cities in the cloud – UK's largest urban experiment reaches Birmingham
Description
Birmingham is to join five other UK cities taking part in a vast monitoring experiment to help us better understand our complex urban environments and how they react to change and growth.
Date:
22/05/2019

Would you be a good eyewitness? Award-winning exhibit at Thinktank Museum invites visitors to test their skills

Would you be a good eyewitness?  Award-winning exhibit at Thinktank Museum invites visitors to test their skills
Description
What makes a good eyewitness? Psychologists at the University of Birmingham are inviting members of the public to join in an interactive exhibit at Thinktank to find out more and take part in a real science experiment.
Date:
22/05/2019

Jonathan Price wins celebrated poster award

Jonathan Price wins celebrated poster award
Description
Jonathan Price wins poster award at the 3rd Annual Multidisciplinary Research Celebration Event 2019
Date:
10/05/2019

Secrets of fluorescent microalgae could lead to super-efficient solar cells

Secrets of fluorescent microalgae could lead to super-efficient solar cells
Description
Tiny light-emitting microalgae, found in the ocean, could hold the secret to the next generation of organic solar cells, according to new research carried out at the Universities of Birmingham and Utrecht.
Date:
10/05/2019

Subjects climb in The Complete University Guide 2020

Description
Subjects climb in The Complete University Guide 2020
Date:
02/05/2019

Two University academics awarded the prestigious Royal Society Wolfson Fellowship

Description
Two of the University of Birmingham's leading scientists have been awarded with a prestigious Royal Society Wolfson Fellowship.
Date:
01/05/2019

Brain wiring differences identified in children with conduct disorder

Brain wiring differences identified in children with conduct disorder
Description
Behavioural problems in young people with severe antisocial behaviour – known as conduct disorder – could be caused by differences in the brain's wiring that link the brain's emotional centres together.
Date:
19/04/2019

University academics named among the most eminent scientists and technologists in the UK and the Commonwealth

University academics named among the most eminent scientists and technologists in the UK and the Commonwealth
Description
Two of the University of Birmingham's leading scientists have been named amongst the most eminent scientists and technologists in the UK and the Commonwealth.
Date:
17/04/2019

University academics named amongst the most eminent scientists and technologists in the UK and the Commonwealth

University academics named amongst the most eminent scientists and technologists in the UK and the Commonwealth
Description
Two of the University of Birmingham's leading scientists have been named amongst the most eminent scientists and technologists in the UK and the Commonwealth.
Date:
17/04/2019
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Events

Brum Goes Wild

Brum Goes Wild
Date
08/06/2019
Location:
Winterbourne Gardens 58 Edgbaston Park Road
Description
As part of the Green Heart Festival, Winterbourne House and Garden is hosting 'Brum Goes Wild' - free workshops for adults and children to explore nature in Birmingham.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Life and Environmental Sciences

The Green Heart Festival - Launch Weekend

The Green Heart Festival - Launch Weekend
Date
08 - 09/06/2019
Location:
Edgbaston Campus
Description
The University of Birmingham is celebrating the opening of the 'Green Heart' with a festival launch weekend!
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, Arts and Science Festival, Corporate Services, Exhibitions, International, Lectures Talks and Workshops, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Open Day, Performance, Research, Social Sciences, Sport, Students, Vice Chancellor

IMH Lunchtime Seminar: Professor Saeed Farooq

Date
10/06/2019
Location:
LG12, The Old Gym
Description
This is the June lunchtime seminar for the IMH.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Life and Environmental Sciences
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