Our amazing new sports club opened at 6am this morning!

Great photo of the front of the building in the morning sunshine from dammodammo on Instagram [ Instagram.com Link ]
Our amazing new sports club opened at 6am this morning
Vince Golding
Sharon Taleb
Quick Friday afternoon vote - which do you think is Old Joe's best angle?

And have you taken a photograph of it yet?!

Images (from left): theheesom, callumbehindthelens, matt.hartup, gurvzz
Quick Friday afternoon vote which do you think is Old Joe's best angle
Bethany Turner
Lynn Hardy
Christine McAteer
Playing football is a huge confidence boost for teenage girls and can improve their well-being and self-confidence, our researchers have found.

Lead researcher Dr Paul Appleton, said: "Many of the girls we interviewed spoke about how playing for their team had allowed them to have a ‘second family’ and to be involved in a community with other girls. . ."

Discover more about the research:
Playing football is a huge confidence boost for teenage girls and can

Playing football boosts girls' confidence, study finds

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We're delighted that our Business School's new postgraduate teaching centre has been awarded a prestigious architectural prize.

The judges felt the Alan Waters building "conveys quiet confidence and inner poise through its dignified internal spaces and careful detailing”.
Were delighted that our Business Schools new postgraduate teaching centre has been

Coveted Architecture Award Won by Alan Waters Building

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Alice Heaps
Nadia Houston
Did you spot the amazing skies over campus last night?

We love this shot from engineering student Andrew, looking down onto campus from Selly Oak.
Did you spot the amazing skies over campus last night

Instagram post by University of Birmingham • May 18, 2017 at 9:40am UTC

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Myung Seon Han
Debbie Holder
Khun Noom
There is no such thing as 'fat but fit', a major study by our researchers has found.

The study is the largest of its kind to date, involving analysis of the GP records of 3.5 million people from across the UK from 1995 to 2015.

Lead author of the study, Dr Rishi Caleyachetty, says: ‘The idea of being healthily obese is a myth". Read more about the study here:
There is no such thing as 'fat but fit' a major study by our researchers has found

'Healthy obesity' is a myth, study suggests

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Deborah Jane
Wilf Nelson
Marie Gruenhagen
We are live at our new UB Sport & Fitness sports club with third year student Jack who is giving us a tour of the amazing new facility
Danny White
Joe Friend
Elliot Goddard
Political party leaders have become more and more pivotal to the election outcome in British politics, writes Professor of Political Science, David Cutts.

"“If May succeeds in winning vast numbers of working class voters over it will be because of her and her alone not because of a wholehearted conversion towards the ‘Conservative’ brand".
Political party leaders have become more and more pivotal to the election

'Strong and Stable' versus 'for the Many not the Few' - University of Birmingham

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Adrian Marchant
Want a sneak peek at the inside of our new sports centre?

It opens on Monday and our University of Birmingham Sport team can't wait to welcome you
Penny Williams
Tabi Mccormick
Sabah Asnani
Our researchers have developed revolutionary eye drops which can be used to treat age-related blindness.

Discover more about this amazing treatment which could spell the end of painful injections directly into the eye.
Our researchers have developed revolutionary eye drops which can be used to

University of Birmingham develops revolutionary eye drops to treat age-related blindness

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Rebekah Herbert
Belinda Perry
Harriet Humphrey
Residents of Edgbaston will elect a new MP at this General Election, as current MP Gisela Stuart (Labour) is stepping down.
If you would like to find out more about the candidates, we are staging an Edgbaston hustings here on campus, on 30 May.

The event is open to all and will be moderated by Birmingham Mail Editor, Marc Reeves. Register to join us here:
Residents of Edgbaston will elect a new MP at this General Election

General Election 2017: Edgbaston Constituency Candidate Hustings

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The cyber attack on the NHS this week shows just how vulnerable large organisations are to criminals, says Doctoral Researcher in Cyberwarfare, Conor Deane-McKenna.

And now it's time to invest in cyber-security training for all staff working with sensitive information.
The cyber attack on the NHS this week shows just how vulnerable

NHS ransomware cyber-attack was preventable

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Our first undergraduate open days of the year are on Friday, 23rd June and Saturday, 24th June between 9am and 4pm.

It's your chance to hear first-hand from our current students, meet the teaching staff and find out more about living and learning at the University of Birmingham.

This event page is to share news, tips and advice to help make your visit as useful, informative and fun as...
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Our first undergraduate open days of the year are on Friday 23rd

Open Day

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Charlie Cresswell
Erasmo DE Rosa
Maggiee Lau
What is the future for driverless cars?

Reader in Autonomous Intelligent Robotics, Dr Nick Hawes, comments on the future of the technology and how the Midlands area is very active in research on autonomous vehicles.
What is the future for driverless cars Reader in Autonomous Intelligent Robotics

Hands off the wheel

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Make sure you catch Prof Alice Roberts on TV tonight when she delves into the events which led to the demise of the dinosaurs.

The Day The Dinosaurs Died investigates the "greatest vanishing act in the history of our planet" - the sudden disappearance of the dinosaurs 66 million years ago.
It starts on BBC 2 tonight at 9pm
Make sure you catch Prof Alice Roberts on TV tonight when she

The Day the Dinosaurs Died - BBC Two

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Janet Boadu
Lorraine Lawson
De Meeks
Have a great weekend everyone.
Pretty soon you'll be doing this dance when your exams are all over!

Image: @rhiannonstick [ Instagram.com Link ]
Have a great weekend everyone Pretty soon youll be doing this dance
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Lillie May
Chris Boshell
What happens in the West Midlands could tell us a lot about the outcome of the General Election on 8th June.

Professor of Political Science, David Cutts, details why these core seats across the region are so important.
What happens in the West Midlands could tell us a lot about

Why the West Midlands is an electoral barometer for the country as a whole

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Trevor Wilson
Did you know the speed at which sign language is understood depends on whether you're left or right handed?

Our researchers have been working with British Sign Language to see how differences in sign production affect sign comprehension.
Did you know the speed at which sign language is understood depends

Right-or left-handedness affects sign language comprehension

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Rachel Anstee
Heather Armitage
Chad Morris
Here's your chance to travel around the world with the University of Birmingham and get hands-on with our amazing research discoveries!

With free events and activities all over campus for the whole family, you won’t want to miss this year’s spectacular event.
Our hugely popular festival is free and open to all! We can't wait to welcome you.
Heres your chance to travel around the world with the University of

Community Festival

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We're in the middle of exam season here at the University - lots of study, stress and coloured highlighter pens!
What are your memories of exams?
Does this photo bring it all flooding back?!

Image: moncho_ph [ Instagram.com Link ]
Were in the middle of exam season here at the University lots
Amirul Firdaus
Elvisa Drishti
Elliot Hampsey