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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 27 May 2016
The University of Birmingham's Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit will coordinate the UK arm of a large international clinical trial for a type of children's brain tumour, called ependymoma.
Posted 24 May 2016
The University of Birmingham has risen to 13th in the UK university league tables with 18 of its subjects in the top 10 and two rated as the best in the country.