A new way to detect early signs of harmful blue-green algae has been developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham together with researchers at the Culture Collection of Algae & Protozoa.
Older adults around the world are more willing to donate to charity than younger people, but will prioritise charitable organisations operating within their own country, new research finds.
Scientists from the Natural History Museum and the University of Birmingham have described a new species of dinosaur from specimens found in a quarry in Pant-y-ffynnon in southern Wales.
Mature oak trees will increase their rate of photosynthesis by up to a third in response to the raised CO2 levels expected to be the world average by about 2050, new research shows.
An unusual fossil showing a series of spikes fused to a rib has been revealed to be the remains of the oldest ankylosaur ever found and the first from the African continent.
The University of Birmingham's College of Life and Environmental Sciences has introduced new undergraduate programmes in Human Sciences and Global Environmental Change & Sustainability.
Humans read by 'pre-processing' written words to create a pipeline of meaning, according to new research at the University of Birmingham.
This year's theme is 'Water Stories'. The competition, hosted by the National Literacy Trust and the University of Birmingham
A guide to help young people talk to their GP about self-harm and suicidal experiences has been developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham in partnership with a group of youth advisors.
A 170 m record of marine sediment cores extracted from Adélie Land in Antarctica by the Integrated Ocean Drilling Programme is yielding new insights into the complicated relationship between sea ice and climate change.
A study of sexual violence in Kenya during the Covid-19 pandemic finds that children were more likely than adults to be attacked by somebody familiar to them.
Alcohol and other substance use play complex roles in suicidal behaviour among young people. Gaining a better understanding of these impacts can help services better support young people, according to a new study.