Re-starting the global economy for billions of people will depend on successfully overcoming logistical challenges in the 'last mile' of a COVID-19 vaccine's journey to immunisation stations, according to a new report.
A company working with experts from the University of Birmingham and King's College London has been awarded funding by Innovate UK to produce custom-fitted, reusable, medical grade facemasks.
Increased consumption of flavanols – a group of molecules which occur naturally in fruit and vegetables – can increase your mental agility, according to new research.
A new approach to treating cancers and other diseases that uses a mechanically interlocked molecule as a 'magic bullet' has been designed by researchers at the University of Birmingham.
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have developed a new sensor to measure weak magnetic signals in the brain, which has the potential to increase understanding of connectivity in the brain.
Researchers studying a group of UK healthcare workers discovered that non-white individuals recovering from COVID-19 displayed higher antibody levels than white individuals.
People across Latin America unable to adequately heat and power their homes are set to benefit from a major new international research project that aims to address 'energy vulnerability'
A new project aimed at harnessing quantum technology to enhance vehicle battery performance has been awarded Partnership Resource Funding by the University of Birmingham-led UK Quantum Technology Hub Sensors and Timing.
Image by @laurabrodrick Prof. Catherine Needham Local authorities had experience of managing short-term local crises, but the national and long-lasting crisis created by Covid-19 has been something new outside wartime. Local authorities had to manage the local implications of the lockdown and Covid-19 preparedness in their area whilst also moving all of their own non-essential … Continue reading Keeping the window open: the 21st Century Public Servant and Covid-19
Jon Bloomfield The debate between prevention or punishment is receiving some ‘new thinking’ that may change the way drugs are bought and used. How the country handles people who use drugs is a contentious political issue. Like most of the country, Birmingham has a growing problem with drug misuse. Over the last forty years Judith … Continue reading How coronavirus is changing how we think about illegal drugs