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Aston in the news June 2014

  • Team to tackle the 'capacity crunch' Professor Andrew EllisA project led by Aston University is set to tackle the growing worldwide internet 'capacity crunch' whilst reducing network energy consumption. 03 June 2014
  • Palestinian eye health mission Palestine Eye Care ProjectAston academic is among a team of vision care specialists heading to the Middle East to provide eye health as part of a €565,000 EU-funded project. 03 June 2014
  • Europe, I don't love you anymore. Aston Centre for EuropeEarthquake metaphors have had strong currency, both political and journalistic, in the aftermath of May's European Parliament (EP) elections. 05 June 2014
  • Born and Read in Brum: Volunteers transform lives CampusEmma Spittle, 21, an English language student at Aston University became a reading helper with children's charity Beanstalk . 10 June 2014
  • Ed Miliband and the Bacon Sandwich john gaffneyExploring the Relationship Between the Serious and the Frivolous 10 June 2014
  • New £60m medical school announced University retains top 20 rankingBirmingham is to get a second medical school to train a new generation of doctors to help cut the city's 'shocking' infant mortality rate - with a £60 million complex at Aston. 12 June 2014
  • Google unveils its driverless car Professor David BaileyGoogle recently unveiled its latest driverless test car in California. It was a two seater with no driver controls or steering wheel, 17 June 2014
  • Aston alumni raises RM225,000 for charity Alumni Charity DriveTHE Alumni Association of Aston University in Malaysia raised RM225,000 through its annual charity golf event in support of Possible Dreams International (PDI). 26 June 2014
  • Almonds Help Lower Risk of Heart Diseases Almonds ResearchA study, led by researchers at Aston University in Birmingham, U.K., claims eating almonds cuts the risk of heart disease by maintaining healthy blood vessels. 26 June 2014
  • Cameron's campaign against Juncker Simon GreenPrime Minister David Cameron is braced for a further tussle with the European Union. The EU is about to appoint Jean-Claude Juncker - known to be an 'arch federalist'. 26 June 2014
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