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For more than a century, the University of Birmingham’s pioneering research has had a global impact that has made headlines around the world. From the invention of the key component of the microwave to the discovery of a new solar system and one of the world’s oldest Qur’an manuscripts, we combine original thinking with clear focus and rigour. Our world-leading experts are constantly in demand, helping to shape and contribute to debates that matter through high-profile media appearances and our own publications.
Posted 25 May 2017
Experts from industry and academia have launched a joint research platform to deliver new approaches to energy and waste management that will benefit cities and communities around the world.
Posted 24 May 2017
An international research collaboration has studied the genetics of Zika virus in Brazil and beyond, providing a new understanding of the disease and its rapid spread through space and time.