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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 Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies is the only research centre in the UK which brings all these subjects together within a single unit. The Centre is located in the department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology, School of History and Cultures, College of Arts and Law at the University of Birmingham.
Posted 22 October 2019
AHRC-funded studentships are now available for 2020 entry through the Midlands4Cities Doctoral Training Partnership.
Posted 15 October 2019
A series of events specifically aimed at the School's early-career researchers and visiting scholars to network and to present and discuss their research.
Posted 14 October 2019
In this year's series, some of the school's leading scholars investigate how concepts of historical ruptures, continuities and transformations have shaped and continue to shape how people make sense of the past.