We are Birmingham In 'Heroes' We are BirminghamProfessor Joan DudaEleanor Jones and Bud BaldaroDr Matt BridgeDean MillerLora TurnhamHannah England Back to 'Our University' At Birmingham we have been pushing boundaries to create impact locally, nationally and internationally for more than a century. Our early research has had a lasting impact on lives, culture, industry and society: our current research aspires to do the same. We strive to stimulate enquiry and harness new ideas to confront the problems of tomorrow and find innovative solutions today. For over 70 years, we have been recognised globally for our support and development of sport, exercise and movement. Our cutting edge research and work in this area is ensuring young people’s enjoyable and healthy participation in sport, transforming our talented students into elite athletes and is pushing the limits of sports performance. From our world-class expert academics to our outstanding students – we inspire success, change lives and transform society.