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Coronavirus news

Lecturer, midwife and mother celebrates profession’s contribution during COVID-19 crisis

A Birmingham midwife who appeared in the BBC’s documentary ‘ Life and Birth ’ has told of the importance of the profession during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Operating department practitioners: the unsung heroes of the COVID-19 crisis

As countries worldwide battle the coronavirus pandemic, healthcare professionals are calling for greater awareness of ...

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Researcher draws up top nutrition and exercise tips for observing Ramadan during lockdown

An academic has given his top tips to people observing Ramadan during lockdown, including swapping samosas for baked f...

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Lecturer launches tech initiative to tackle care home loneliness

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Researchers create AI tool to speed up Covid-19 diagnosis through x-rays

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COVID-19 sparks online Islamophobia as fake news and racist memes are shared online, new research finds

The Coronavirus crisis has sparked online hate speech targeted at Muslims and an influx of Islamophobic fake news on so...

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University reopens building as skills hub for hundreds taking on frontline roles with the NHS

Birmingham City University is to reopen its Seacole Building to help train hundreds of students taking on frontline NHS...

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Criminologist trades prison for pizza to support army of new home cooks

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£500k funding package to support students financially hit by Coronavirus outbreak

More than half a million pounds has been made available for students who have been hit by financial difficulties as a r...

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Life on the frontline: what it’s like to be a newly qualified GP nurse during COVID-19

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'Being recognised as a key-worker has really made me realise that my job is important'

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Fashion academic encourages those working from home to be ethical

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'Freeing inmates to ease virus pressure is likely to cause controversy', says criminologist

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Birmingham City University moves all teaching online

Birmingham City University is to move all of its teaching and lectures online with immediate effect as the COVID-19 out...

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Dogs, computer games and colouring books could be key to coping with coronavirus induced anxiety, says mental health expert

As the UK sees an increase in coronavirus cases, Senior Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing at Birmingham City University...

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