Research in Engineering and Physical Sciences

Our goal is to transform our understanding of the world to make life easier, healthier and more sustainable

    Research institutes and centres

  • Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education

    From training future generations of railway engineers to developing world-leading technologies, we collaborate with industry and academia to drive UK and global rail innovation.

  • Birmingham Energy Institute

    The complexity of the energy challenge requires systems level thinking, drawing on the breadth of our capabilities from policy and economics to new technologies.

  • Healthcare Technologies Institute

    Our experts are working together to advance new technologies and treatments that enable people to live longer, healthier and happier lives.

  • Institute of Gravitational Wave Astronomy

    We bring together expertise from a wide spectrum of disciplines to open a new window on the Universe.

  • Quantum Technology Hub

    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.

Engineering and Physical Science research events