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Coronavirus news

New £170k project to boost emergency nursing provision in the Zambia amidst COVID-19 pandemic

More than £170,000 will be used to boost trauma and emergency nursing in Zambia to help the country cope with the strain on services caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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City’s famous names send message of congratulations to Birmingham graduates

Thousands of Birmingham students have been given a unique celebration to mark the end of their studies, including rece...

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Artist creates moving work based on Dominic Cummings' infamous Barnard Castle visit

A Birmingham-based artist has created a new purpose-built work based on Dominic Cummings infamous Durham visit during ...

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Not just a game: Nearly 80 per cent of parents report decrease in children’s wellbeing due to lack of youth sport during lockdown

An international study of youth sport during the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of sport for social, ...

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Study reveals how BAME-led TV organisations have been hit by COVID crisis

A third of BAME-led TV production companies are facing serious financial hardship as a direct result of the COVID-19 p...

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Digbeth mural celebrates key workers' contribution to fight against coronavirus

Key workers and frontline staff are being celebrated in a new, eye-catching street mural in Digbeth created by Visual ...

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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 pr...

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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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Architecture alumnus helps build Nightingale Hospital

An Architecture graduate from Birmingham City University has helped design and build the NHS Nightingale Hospital in th...

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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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