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For more than a century, the University of Birmingham’s pioneering research has had a global impact that has made headlines around the world. From the invention of the key component of the microwave to the discovery of a new solar system and one of the world’s oldest Qur’an manuscripts, we combine original thinking with clear focus and rigour. Our world-leading experts are constantly in demand, helping to shape and contribute to debates that matter through high-profile media appearances and our own publications.
Posted 16 March 2018
A sense of wellbeing and a thriving community is key to a happy neighbourhood according to housing researchers, who looked at the relationship between the experience of the home and wellbeing. The study examined a mix of social renters compared to, shared owners and owner occupiers.
Posted 15 March 2018
Guests from health, the arts, science, education, business and colleagues from local, regional and national government joined Lord Bilimoria, the University's Chancellor, and Professor Sir David Eastwood, Vice-Chancellor and Principal, to discuss common challenges and opportunities for the region, and to hear about the incredible research and outstanding educational initiatives undertaken by the University of Birmingham.