The Centre for Urban Wellbeing brings together academics from across the University of Birmingham to tackle global challenges to community health and wellbeing.
Decarbonisation is one of two railway grand challenges (along with digitalisation) that requires a strategic, whole-sector approach with government, industry and academia working together. We are leading the way in decarbonising the railway in the UK and across the world.
The University of Birmingham has established a Birmingham Plastics Network, an interdisciplinary team of more than 40 academics working together to shape the fate and sustainable future of plastics
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 to forge major advances in human and environmental health.
With more than 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.
We need To Talk About Whiteness Podcast with Professor David Gillborn. What is Critical Race Theory & why is the government concerned about it? Are white working class boys being left behind? Is race science back?
In this podcast below, Professor David Gillborn shares his own journey with CRT and how it helped him become a better thinker, a better scholar and a better anti-racist activist.
This short explainer video illustrates research on the impact of COVID-19 on predicted grades for 'A' Level students undertaken by Professor Kalwant Bhopal.
Covid-19 creates stark discrepancies in students' A Level experience
Big Data, Racism and Lying with Numbers
Professor David Gillborn, delivers the keynote lecture at the CERES Conversation 2019
Tackling inequalities faced by the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities - Kalwant Bhopal
A Conversation on Race and Education - David Gillborn and Paul Warmington
A Conversation on Race and Education
Contesting Conceptions of 'Youth' and 'Activism': Experiences from Lebanon - Dina Kiwan
Contesting Conceptions of 'Youth' and 'Activism
The 'Betrayal of White Pupils' and Other Lies We're Told About Race and Education: Grand Challenges lecture - David Gillborn
Grand Challenges lecture: David Gillmore
BME flight from UK HE: inclusion and equity - Kalwant Bhopal
Dismantling racial equality inequality in the Academy, what next? - Kalwant Bhopal
Equality discussion panel: Prof. Kalwant Bhopal
The Arab Youth Survey: Voices of a Generation - Dina Kiwan(A link to a webpage with audio content)