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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.
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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.
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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.
BactiVac is a global bacterial vaccinology network bringing together members based in academic, industry and policy sectors to accelerate the development of vaccines against bacterial infections relevant to low and middle-income countries (LMICs). The BactiVac Network will deliver this through catalyst project and training awards to encourage cross-collaboration between academic and industrial partners in developed and developing nations.
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Opportunities available to our members
Join our international bacterial vaccinology community
24 - 27 March 2020
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Call for applications is an open call, apply at any time
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Posted 04 July 2019
The University of Birmingham-hosted BactiVac Network attended the Antibiotic Guardian Awards and received an award under the Research category on 27 June 2019 in Solihull.
Posted 03 June 2019
Mothers' breast milk can provide protection against infection that lasts for life, finds new research in mice by an international team of scientists including experts at the University of Birmingham.
Posted 02 May 2019
The University of Birmingham-hosted BactiVac Network has been shortlisted under the Research category for this prestigious award ceremony, which is being hosted by Public Health England on 27 June in Birmingham.
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