Birmingham Business School is renowned for its research. With over 80 lecturing and research staff, many internationally recognised authorities in their fields, our research contributes to academic debates worldwide. We undertake projects funded by the Research Councils, major trusts, professional institutions, government departments and the EU.
The School is home to four departments, each designed to deliver authoritative research and specialist teaching:
Accounting and Finance
The Department of Accounting and Finance has a history of academic excellence in both research and teaching that places it at the forefront of knowledge creation and dissemination. Having appointed the country’s first Accounting professor as far back as 1902 we can now boast nine professors amongst our 21 academic staff.
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The Department of Economics at Birmingham has a long and distinguished history of research, with important advances in mathematical economics and econometrics being made here.
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Members of the department have or are currently working on projects funded by prestigious bodies, including the British Academy, the ESRC, the Leverhulme Trust, Government Departments, NESTA, the European Union, the ILO and high-profile organisations in the private sector.
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The Department of Marketing is internationally recognised and consists of academics providing leading research insights across the full spectrum of marketing matters. Each Marketing Department member strives to generate first class, meaningful research that contributes to the diversity, pluralism and inter-disciplinarity of marketing theory and practice.
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