Global Goals

At the University of Birmingham our research is not only world leading but world changing. Our outstanding academic expertise, and the ability to operate across continents, distinguishes us and fuels globally outstanding research which has a direct and positive impact on the lives of many thousands of people every year. We are proud to be focusing our efforts on tackling nine of the United Nations’ Global Goals, exploiting our research strengths to produce practical solutions to some of the greatest challenges facing mankind.

Good Health and Wellbeing


Gender Equality


Clean Water and Sanitation


Affordable and Clean Energy


Reduced Inequalities


Sustainable Cities and Communities


Responsible Consumption


Climate Action


Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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