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Can naïve chimpanzees use tools?
Algae scooping is a behaviour in which wild chimpanzees in Bossou (Guinea) use tools to feed on aquatic algae by scooping and wrapping algae round the stick. Algae scooping has been suggested to require social learning to develop due to its rarity across other chimpanzee sites in Africa and differe...
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Author : Bandini, Elisa
Date : June 2015
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2015, 16th June 2015, University of Birmingham.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2015
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Deconstructing reconciliation: looking critically at peacebuilding practice in Bosnia Herzegovina
Aim: to look at how the term reconciliation is perceived and implemented by international, national and local agents involved in the construction of peace in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Author : Monroy Santander, Louis
Date : June 2015
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2015, 16th June 2015, University of Birmingham.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2015
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Electrifying modified DNA: disease detection
Cancer is one of the biggest health concerns today. DNA strands where the sequence has changed can be indicative of the disease. This project aims to detect changes in DNA sequence using Ferrocene, an iron based compound. It is easily manufactured within the lab, is stable and non toxic. These quali...
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Author : Roberts, Holly
Date : June 2015
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2015, 16th June 2015, University of Birmingham.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2015
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GMMA from genetically-engineered meningococcus as vaccine for Africa
Gram-negative bacteria naturally shed outer membrane vesicles (OMVs). Structural changes in bacterial outer membrane lead to GMMA, Generalized Modules for Membrane Antigens: outer membrane vesicles to use as vaccine. They are safe, cheap to produce, and can give broad protection against pathogens.
Author : Marini, Arianna
Date : June 2015
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2015, 16th June 2015, University of Birmingham.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2015
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Good grief! Are there any benefits of depressive mood?
What is the nature of depression? What is the role of symptoms? How people acquire and process knowledge? What makes perception more accurate?
Author : Antrobus, Magdalena
Date : June 2015
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2015, 16th June 2015, University of Birmingham.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2015
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Improved efficiency of medical imaging probe
The Peacock Group has developed a new MRI imaging probe with the potential to drastically improve the identification of disease compared to the current standard. This new design uses a miniature protein which binds to an active metal. MRI is a technique commonly used in hospitals to look inside the ...
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Author : Newton, Sarah
Date : June 2015
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2015, 16th June 2015, University of Birmingham.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2015
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More than just a bottle by your sink!
Homecare products are in demand all over the world. As such the formulations need to be able to withstand extreme weather, such as cold climates. As the temperature of a surfactant system (e.g. dish liquid) is lowered some precipitated crystals may be visualized, especially if the temperature is be...
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Author : Summerton, Emily
Date : June 2015
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2015, 16th June 2015, University of Birmingham.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2015
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The role of water source in high Arctic stream biodiversity: a study from Northeast Greenland
Aim: To identify how different water sources affect stream biodiversity through altering stream habitat conditions. This will allow us to predict how climate change will alter Arctic stream ecosystems in the future.
Author : Docherty, Catherine
Date : June 2015
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2015, 16th June 2015, University of Birmingham.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2015
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Tipping the balance: targeting the thymus for production of immune cells protective against Auto-Immune Disease
The thymus is the unique site of production of T-cells, an essential arm of the adaptive immune system which is targeted by vaccinations as a defense against infectious diseases. In generating a potent cohort of pathogen- clearing T-cells, small numbers of cells capable of attacking tissues within t...
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Author : McCarthy, Nick
Date : June 2015
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2015, 16th June 2015, University of Birmingham.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2015
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Translation of mass killings, slavery, and cultural destruction in Iraq
Aims: To examine how the Islamic State projects itself through the translation and dissemination of images and texts, and how this is reconstructed by Western and Arabic media.
Author : Mustafa, Balsam
Date : June 2015
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2015, 16th June 2015, University of Birmingham.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2015
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