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March news release archive

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Fellowship supports super bug crackdown - 5th March

Professor Peter Lambert from Aston University and Professor Tom Elliott from University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust have recently received the first Wyeth Anti-infectives Fellowship Award. The donation of �100,000 will support their ongoing research into combating hospital super bugs such as MRSA, particularly where biofilms are involved.

New eye allergy centre unveils vision to fight hay fever - 5th March

The country’s first Ocular Allergy Centre, based at Aston University, Birmingham, is set to take a leading role in the fight against hay fever and animal and dust allergies.

New Health Academy set to transform NHS workforce - 14th March

The launch of a unique, new ‘Health Academy’ which aims to tap into the community’s rich pool of talent in search of the next generation of NHS workers, recently took place at Aston University.

Aston academic explores Northern Ireland's attitudes to migration and migrant workers - 14th March

74 per cent of people in Northern Ireland welcome the fact other EU citizens can live and work in the region, but many are also worried about the additional strain this places on service provision.

Aston welcomes Honorary Graduates - 17th March

Aston University will present two Honorary Degrees at its postgraduate degree ceremony on Tuesday, 18th March 2008.

Aston Prof scoops prestigious Science medal - 18th March

Professor Yvonne Perrie from the School of Life & Health Sciences has been announced as the winner of the 2007 British Pharmaceutical Conference (BPC) Science Medal. She will be presented with the award at this year’s BPC in September, where she will also give a lecture on her innovative research into the liposomal delivery of drugs and vaccines.

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