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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 HTRC is a joint collaboration between the University of Birmingham and Rolls-Royce to enable production-scale research and experimentation.
"Drawing on the University of Birmingham’s outstanding research base, this new facility will create a step-change in research capability in the UK which will directly benefit the manufacturing sector of the economy and enhance the economic competitiveness of the region. We are delighted to be strengthening our long-standing partnership with Rolls-Royce, one of the UK’s flagship companies."
Professor Sir David EastwoodVice-Chancellor, University of Birmingham
Posted on 06 July 2018
Yesterday (5 July), Research England published a glowing report on the performance of the University of Birmingham's High Temperature Research Centre (HTRC), as part of its initial evaluation of the performance of the flagship UK Research Partnership Investment Fund programme.
Posted on 06 July 2017
The University of Birmingham and Rolls-Royce celebrated their joint collaboration to establish a High Temperature Research Centre (HTRC) with an official opening today (Thursday 6 July).
Posted on 19 December 2016
The High Temperature Research Centre at the University of Birmingham has recently signed a new partnership agreement for an EPSRC Programme Grant.
Posted on 23 November 2016
Mark Pawsey, Conservative MP for Rugby, visited the High Temperature Research Centre (HTRC) on Thursday 10 November 2016 to see the latest developments in the innovative manufacturing facility.
Posted on 21 May 2015
The University of Birmingham's High Temperature Research Centre has announced that Professor Nick Green has taken up his new position as Director.