Life and Environmental Sciences News

College staff recognised for their ground-breaking academic work at University Founders' Awards

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Yesterday evening (12 July), staff, friends and supporters of the University joined together at the annual Chancellor's Dinner and Founders' Awards For Excellence, which recognises the very best academic work at the University.
Date:
13/07/2018

Institute for Mental Health back University report

Institute for Mental Health back University report
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A radical new Government Strategy focused on preventing, and not just treating, mental ill health in young people is required as a report by the University of Birmingham reveals today
Date:
02/07/2018

How are deadly genetic diseases inherited?

How are deadly genetic diseases inherited?
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A new study, jointly led by School of Biosciences Fellow, Dr Iain Johnston, has shed light on how deadly genetic diseases may be inherited
Date:
27/06/2018

Top 20 Article in Weather Magazine

Top 20 Article in Weather Magazine
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Research Fellow Emma Ferranti and Professor Lee Chapman's 2017 article was one of the most downloaded recent papers in the 12-months post online publication.
Date:
25/06/2018

Boys do more exercise than girls, research finds

Boys do more exercise than girls, research finds
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Professor Joan Duda, gave her thoughts on a recent research piece, featured in The Guardian.
Date:
14/06/2018

Twenty-five years since Jurassic Park

Twenty-five years since Jurassic Park
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"Have palaeontologists actually come any closer to reviving dinosaurs today?" The answer is a clear "No" and also a clear "Yes".
Date:
13/06/2018

Nano-childhoods - assessing the exposure of children to tiny man-made materials, including plastics, from infancy to adulthood

Nano-childhoods - assessing the exposure of children to tiny man-made materials, including plastics, from infancy to adulthood
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You are what you eat' has long been an adage and call to eat fresh, home-made rather than processed foods, but with recent reports of microplastics contamination of global sea salt, bottled waters and even household dust, this can now be extended to what you eat, drink, touch and breathe, or simply 'you are what you are exposed to!
Date:
08/06/2018

Dr Goodyear wins Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise Early Career Researcher Award

Dr Goodyear wins Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise Early Career Researcher Award
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Dr Victoria Goodyear is the recipient of the Inaugural Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise Early Career Researcher Award.
Date:
29/05/2018

Scientists in China and UK work to help tackle global health epidemics

Scientists in China and UK work to help tackle global health epidemics
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University of Birmingham scientists are working with partners in Guangzhou to develop new drugs that could help to tackle global health epidemics that also have an impact on China's rural communities.
Date:
25/05/2018

Using cutting-edge technology to protect rivers against climate change

Using cutting-edge technology to protect rivers against climate change
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Dr Stephen Dugdale and Professor David Hannah discuss how cutting-edge technology can be used to help preserve the UK's valuable rivers for future generations.
Date:
25/05/2018
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