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Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education’s (BCRRE) research into the application of fuel cells and hydrogen in railway traction system design stretches back over the last decade and beyond.
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.
Birmingham has been at the forefront of transplants since the pioneering work of Sir Peter Medawar. Our researchers are continuing his legacy.
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.
The American and Canadian Studies Centre aims to develop and promote the study of Canada and the United States in Birmingham, and the wider United Kingdom, from a transnational perspective. The centre aims to engage in, and support, innovative and collaborative research practice both within academia and beyond.
Birmingham is ranked first for American Studies in all three major league tables
Posted 09 September 2019
Carcanet Press blogpost by PhD student and poet Jeremy Over.
Posted 15 March 2019
An arsenal of Midlands poets offered up readings tacitly concerning how Midlands identity can be approached from diverse, and intentionally surprising, angles. at the 'People & Pages' event at Wayland's Yard café.
Posted 11 January 2019
Dr Steve Hewitt, Senior Lecturer in American and Canadian Studies, writes the Birmingham perspective.
Posted 10 January 2019
Thomas Bridgewater blogs about the November 2018 poetry evening.
Posted 23 November 2018
In November 2018, three American and Canadian Studies students visited the US to volunteer on the 2018 midterm election campaigns in California and Florida, organised by Politrip.
Posted 07 November 2018
Event report by Josh Heathcote, American and Canadian Studies and English (Joint Honours).