University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham
Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
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Social Sciences - Jan 20
Nightclubs and bars must create a supportive environment that cracks down on unwanted sexual attention and allows women to enjoy their nights out, according to a new study. Increasing numbers of women are prepared to speak back to sexual harassment whilst enjoying a night out with female friends by confronting the men responsible and telling them clearly and robustly that their behaviour is unacceptable.
Environment - Jan 20

Wildfires in south eastern Brazil produce airborne pollution that worsens air quality in major cities such as Sao Paulo - cancelling out efforts to improve the urban environment and posing health risks to citizens, according to a new study.

Social Sciences - Jan 16

Far-right agitators in Portugal now have different reasons to their 1970s predecessors for becoming radicalised and committing acts of political violence - a new study shows.

Astronomy - Jan 15

A researcher in the University of Birmingham's School of Physics and Astronomy has been named a Finalist in the annual Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists in the United Kingdom.

Astronomy - Jan 13

A single bright star in the constellation of Indus, visible from the southern hemisphere, has revealed new insights on an ancient collision that our galaxy the Milky Way underwent with another smaller galaxy called Gaia-Enceladus early in its history.

Astronomy - Jan 10

Two leading astrophysicists at the University of Birmingham are to be recognised in the Royal Astronomical Society's prestigious 2020 Awards. Professor Yvonne Elsworth , a researcher in the University's School of Physics and Astronomy , is recognised with the Society's Gold Medal - its highest award - for her work in the field of helioseismology, the study of our Sun using its oscillations.

Pharmacology - Jan 20

A technique that enables patients suffering from heart conditions to hold their breath safely for over 5 minutes could have potential as part of a new treatment for cardiac arrhythmias, say researchers at the University of Birmingham.

Pharmacology - Jan 16

A probiotic drink could become a promising new weapon in the battle against antibiotic resistant bacteria, after a team of scientists at the University of Birmingham engineered and patented a key genetic element that can tackle the genetic basis of resistance.

Astronomy - Jan 14

A new study by a group of researchers at the University of Birmingham has found that collisions of supermassive black holes may be simultaneously observable in both gravitational waves and X-rays at the beginning of the next decade.

Pharmacology - Jan 13

Ambulatory care specialists at the University of Birmingham, with support from Vifor Pharma UK Limited (VPUK), are working to develop and implement a population based anaemia diagnosis and treatment decision support service for routine healthcare delivery.

Life Sciences - Jan 10

Engineers need to get more creative in their approach to design and additive manufacturing (AM) systems, by taking inspiration from the way humans grow and develop, say researchers at the University of Birmingham.

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