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.
European Law has been at the heart of our research culture for 40 years, and the Institute of European Law was established in 1989 at Birmingham to provide an interdisciplinary focus for this.
Ian Forrester QC gives the 2018 IEL annual lecture
Professor Thomas Cottier - keynote from our Transatlantic Perspectives conference, June 2018
Posted 08 February 2021
On 2 February 2021 Professor Martin Trybus participated in a workshop with the Cabinet Office and the Public Procurement Research Group on the reform of public procurement remedies after Brexit.
Posted 22 January 2021
The seventh instalment of the Institute of European Law's 'The Future of European Law and Policy' conference series which started in 2008 took place online on 14 January 2021 with 104 registered participants.
Posted 09 November 2020
On 29 October 2020 IEL Director Professor Martin Trybus was sworn in as Member of the Procurement Review Board of the European Space Agency (ESA).