Birmingham Business School undertakes engaged and relevant research that contributes to academic debate worldwide, and undertake projects funded by the Research Councils, major trusts, professional institutions, government departments and the EU.
Business and management studies, and economics and econometrics at Birmingham are both in the top 20 nationally in Research Fortnight’s power rankings. Almost 70% of Birmingham’s research in both disciplines is rated as 4* or 3*.
A series of broad research clustersunderpin the research activities of the School:
Latest research news
- Birmingham Business School has been placed 17 out of 101 business schools in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, according to the ABS
- The Birmingham Doctoral Training Centre is one of only 21 across the UK to be accredited by the ESRC. It has 22 ESRC scholarships to fund doctoral research starting in 2015.
- The Birmingham Means Business showcase was held to demonstrate how our academic research can help businesses and voluntary organisations in the region take advantage of a booming local economy.
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