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Posted 15 March 2018

The Birmingham Effect – University of Birmingham Annual Meeting

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.

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