We are driving innovation with industry and manufacturing partners to transform industries and deliver growth to our economies, thereby helping to improve people’s livelihoods.
We are improving the health of people across the world through new discoveries, treatments and patient pathways and working in partnership to build a transformative health ecosystem in our region.
We are working to understand the impact of climate change on the planet and its people, to improve air quality, and developing new technologies to decarbonise energy and transport in partnership with industry and government.
We are working with our partners to tackle inequalities in all aspects of society, striving to make change for a fairer world and one in which people can enjoy a fulfilling, rewarding life.
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.
The Centre for the Study of North America aims to develop and promote the study of and engagement with the North American region from an interdisciplinary perspective. Our geographical, intellectual, and transnational framework comprises the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean. The Centre engages in, and supports, innovative, collaborative, and impactful research practice both within academia and beyond.
How we are exploring issues of climate through the arts, humanities and law.
The College of Arts and Law is placed 67th in the Times Higher Education 2022 rankings, making it one of the best places for study and research in this field globally.
10 May 2017
The first in a series of blogs related to this conference by the organisers Simon Jackson and Nathan Cardon.
13 April 2015
A group of 40 American and Canadian Studies and History undergraduates visited the Magna Carta exhibition at the British Library.
09 April 2015
As the 2015 General Election approaches, academics at the University of Birmingham are contributing to the debates that will help the public decide where their vote should go. Dr Steve Hewitt discusses the issues
19 January 2015
The Department of Film and Creative Writing is pleased to announce its inaugural One-Minute Movie Competition on the theme of 'sight and sound'.
07 July 2014
Dr Danielle Fuller is part of a successful grant application with the Arts Council on a project 'Reading Lives: Exploring - Connecting - Sharing' led by Tim Hodson.
15 July 2013
The School of English, Drama and American & Canadian Studies Writers and Artists Distinguished Speaker Series.