Research that takes place at Birmingham impacts on the lives of people regionally, nationally and globally. Learn more about our Heroes, their research and why it matters.

Reproductive Health


21-Century Bodies


Financial Inclusion


Atrial Fibrillation


Tackling Air Pollution




Healthcare Technologies


Economic Growth


Youth mental health


Youth mental health


Water crisis


Quantum technologies


Global Maternal Health


Sustainable Cities


Nobel Prize Winners


Migration and Displacement


Railway Revolution


Antibiotic Resistance




Miscarriage Research


Cancer Immunology


Gravitational waves


Energy crisis


Silent killers


Mental illness


Character matters


Medical Heroes


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Research that matters

At the University of Birmingham we have created a research environment in which academic rigour, innovation and delivery are made possible by brilliant people, outstanding facilities and strong collaborative networks. Our goal now is to do more and better research, tackling the great challenges of our day, breaking new ground and making important things happen. Find out more about research that matters.