Articles from University of Birmingham

Randomised trials could help to return children safely to schools

Schools are closing again in response to surging levels of COVID-19 infection, but staging randomised trials when students eventually return could help to clarify uncertainties around when we should send children back to the classroom, according to a new study. 

New project to support education for children with disabilities in war-torn countries gets £2.5 million

Some 85% of children with disabilities in Low- and Middle Income Countries have never attended school – but that could change thanks to a major new research project.

Homicides near schools negatively impact educational attainment

Researchers from the University of Birmingham (@UniBirmingham) and University of Surrey (@UniOfSurrey) investigated if exposure to homicides had an impact on educational outcomes.

Maths that feels good - Creating learning resources for blind students

An international team of researchers has developed a method for easily creating textbooks in Braille, with an initial focus on maths textbooks.

University of Birmingham’s research and education initiatives in Guangzhou create education programmes that produce 300 highly-skilled graduates a year

University of Birmingham’s ¥327 million boost to Guangzhou economy as successful partnership extended  The University of Birmingham’s work with its partners in Guangzhou contributes ¥327 million (£37 million) to the Chinese city’s economy every year - new figures show. 

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