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Birmingham has been at the forefront of transplants since the pioneering work of Sir Peter Medawar. Our researchers are continuing his legacy.
Developing the use of sensors and clocks in innovative, ground-breaking technologies to change the future landscapes of healthcare, transport, defence, civil engineering and more.
Academia partnering with business, investigating, developing and co-creating robust and innovative solutions to achieve responsible business success. Building the foundations for a more responsible and sustainable future.
We are working with partners across the globe to understand how to save lives at risk from poor air quality.
Challenging established views and policy responses to migration and its impact on societies in a rapidly changing world.
Birmingham academics work on major issues in international ethics and global justice and train the next generation of students to tackle these issues.
We explore what it means to be human – in historical and cultural contexts, within ethical and legal norms and through languages and communication.
From atoms to astronomy, computers to cars and robots to robust materials, our goal is to transform our understanding of the world to make life easier, healthier and more sustainable.
Across the breadth of life and environmental sciences we discover, apply and translate science, forging major advances in human and environmental health.
With over 1,000 academic staff researchers and around £80 million new research funding per year, we are dedicated to performing world-leading research with the ultimate goal of improving human health.
We address the challenges facing society and the economy, from shedding light on the refugee crisis, to character education in schools, through to developing leaders in the NHS.
Our research interests traverse diverse boundaries, both across campus and within the health law discipline itself. Our academics explore a range of research issues. Our research incorporates theoretical explorations of philosophical bioethics and legal philosophy to more applied research in topics as diverse as bodily integrity, medical migration, mental health, the legal regulation of complementary and alternative medicine, perfectionism, the regulation of reproduction, and decision making at the end of life.
Opportunities to study Health Law and Bioethics at Birmingham
Members of the Centre include academics from different subject areas and doctoral research students
Further information about the Centre
Posted 04 December 2018
In the case of a 'No-Deal' scenario, it appears inevitable that there will be some impact on NHS delivery of services, recruitment of healthcare professionals and access to medicines, especially in the Devolved regions
Posted 22 November 2018
Professor Fiona de Londras and Máiréad Enright, have welcomed the decision by HMG Gibraltar to reform abortion laws there. At present, abortion is criminalised and prohibited in almost all circumstances, and people seeking abortion must travel (usually to Spain or the UK) to access abortion care.
Posted 16 July 2018
Birmingham Law School is hosting an event to explore 'Reimagining Health Law' at the University of Birmingham.
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