Birmingham Heroes

Research that takes place at Birmingham impacts on the lives of people regionally, nationally and globally. Learn more about our Heroes, their research and why it matters.

Medical Heroes


Energy crisis


Silent killers


Character matters


Mental illness


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Research that matters

At the University of Birmingham we have created a research environment in which academic rigour, innovation and delivery are made possible by brilliant people, outstanding facilities and strong collaborative networks. Our goal now is to do more and better research, tackling the great challenges of our day, breaking new ground and making important things happen. Find out more about research that matters.