The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted stark inequalities in healthy life expectancy, according to a report into healthy ageing published today.
Research has revealed new insight into the biological mechanisms of the long-term positive health effects of breastfeeding in preventing disorders of the immune system in later life.
Leading cancer experts at the University of Birmingham have solved a long-standing question of how various types of mutations in just one gene cause different types of diseases
Former Hong Kong Chief Justice and University of Birmingham alumnus Geoffrey Ma Tao-li (LLB Law, 1997; LL.D, 2011) has been appointed as Honorary Chair and Professor in the Birmingham Law School.
The first COVID-19 lockdowns led to significant changes in urban air pollution levels in major cities around the world, but the changes were smaller than expected – a new study reveals.
Two people from the University of Birmingham have been recognised in the New Year Honours 2021.
The University of Birmingham is a key partner in three quantum technology projects awarded funding from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). The funding is part of a £31 million investment from UKRI in this area.
Experts at the University of Birmingham's Institute for Global Innovation are launching a new multi-disciplinary forum to help make the world a fairer, more sustainable place.
The fatal threat from diarrhoea and pneumonia to young children in the world's poorer countries can be reduced using traditional performing arts to encourage mothers to provide youngsters with safe food and water.
Professor Robert Cryer, Chair in International and Criminal Law at Birmingham Law School from 2007 sadly passed away on 3 January 2021 aged 46 from cancer.