For more than a century, the University of Birmingham’s pioneering research has had a global impact that has made headlines around the world. Find out how we're shaping and contributing to debates that matter below, and read the latest updates from our flagship international campus in Dubai.

University of Birmingham Dubai launches UIC Middle East Regional Competence Hub

The Secretary of State for Transport, Francois Davenne and Professor Clive Roberts at the launch event.
The University of Birmingham and the International Union of Railways (UIC) have launched the UIC Middle East Hub at the University of Birmingham Dubai campus.
06 December 2023

More investment is needed for railways in poorer countries to curb carbon emissions

Railway tracks with passenger trains on them at dusk
If we want to reach climate targets, then we need to invest in rail infrastructure in low and lower-middle-income countries.
30 November 2023

Expand railways in poorer countries to achieve climate goals, new research says

Railways with passenger trains on them.
A whitepaper has made the case for significantly expanding rail in low- and lower-middle-income countries to reach climate goals and provide economic benefits.
29 November 2023

University of Birmingham Dubai welcomes global transport sector during COP28

Drone shot of University of Birmingham Dubai campus
The Mobility Futures Forum will explore future pathways and solutions to address the challenges around the future of sustainable mobility.
23 November 2023

University of Birmingham to launch major climate report at COP28

Aerial view of a river flowing through a green landscape
The University of Birmingham is set to launch a major new climate report on its Dubai campus on the eve of COP28.
21 November 2023
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