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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.
The Department of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering is very pleased to have achieved a very good performance in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) – the system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions. 86% of our research was rated as world-leading or internationally excellent. Learn more about our REF results.
Take part in the live online chat with our Admissions Team about the postgraduate opportunities at Birmingham.
Our Postgraduate Open Day will give you the best opportunity to hear first-hand from our current students and staff about our Masters and research opportunities.
Research in Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering at the University of Birmingham addresses key challenges, problems and opportunities currently facing our civilisation, in power, communications, transport, healthcare and human-systems integration.
EESE research is organised into three research themes, as shown in the links above, reflecting our wide ranging expertise.
EESE has a total annual research grant income of around £4 million, from a wide range of sources including the European Union, UK Research Councils, UK Government agencies, charities, and Industry both in the UK and internationally.