Alumni news

From new research discoveries to the fascinating lives of our former students, there's always something interesting going on at Birmingham.

You can read the latest stories from the Alumni Office below, search our entire news archive or join our online alumni community, your.bham now. And if you want to update us on what you've been up to or catch up with old friends, check out our Class notes.

Front cover of autumn 2017 edition of Old Joe magazineYou can also view the latest edition of Old Joe online - the official magazine for Birmingham's alumni and friends, featuring exclusive videos, photo galleries and competitions. Previous editions are also available to read.

14 June 2024

Dopamine linked to mentalising abilities

A link between the neurotransmitter dopamine and the mentalising abilities of healthy people has been identified for the first time in a new study.

06 June 2024

How did geology affect D-Day?

In honour of the 80th anniversary of the Normandy Landings, the Lapworth Museum would like to commemorate the pivotal role of British military geologists.

21 May 2024

New therapeutic avenues in bone repair

The latest research shows that PEPITEM could be used as a novel and early clinical intervention to reverse the impact of age-related musculoskeletal diseases

16 May 2024

The Politics of Development

Episode 14 of the People, Power, Politics podcast features IDD’s Claire Mcloughlin, David Hudson and Nic Cheeseman as they talk about their new co-edited book.