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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.
Delivering research across the spectrum from discovery to translation
Welcome to our 12 new Birmingham Fellows, who recently joined a number of our Institutes
We are committed to attracting the brightest and best to develop their academic careers at Birmingham
We provide a range of comprehensive support at all stages of research
Liver transplantation research at the University of Birmingham
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Ageing research at Birmingham
Life Sciences in Six - Professor David Hodson
Posted 15 February 2019
Potentially lethal heart conditions may become easier to spot and may lead to improvements in prevention and treatment thanks to innovative new software that measures electrical activity in the organ.
Survival after a diagnosis of heart failure in the United Kingdom has shown only modest improvement in the 21st century finds a study carried out by the Universities of Birmingham and Oxford
Posted 08 February 2019
A leading University of Birmingham Professor has been announced as one of the first participants in The Academy of Medical Sciences' novel Future Leaders in Innovation, Enterprise and Research (FLIER) Programme.
Posted 04 February 2019
New research carried out in collaboration with the University of Birmingham has found that giving young babies a general anaesthetic has no lasting impact on their brain development or behaviour.
Posted 31 January 2019
Research carried out in collaboration with the University of Birmingham has found that genetic testing improves the diagnoses of abnormalities in developing babies that are picked up during ultrasound scans.
The first study into the impact on the NHS of a new type of health worker in hospitals, known as Physician Associates, has found that they benefit medical and surgical teams over a wide range of specialities
Posted 30 January 2019
The BactiVac Network up to £1 million funding to accelerate the development of bacterial vaccines in a bid to prevent infections occurring as part of the global fight against antimicrobial resistance.
Posted 17 January 2019
The University of Birmingham and University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust have launched a new study funded by The Drake Foundation to review and potentially enhance concussion diagnosis in football.
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