Research by school and department

Use the links below to discover our research in each of our academic schools and departments.

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Accounting and Finance

  • Information Systems and Accounting
  • Birmingham Management Accounting Research Group
  • Taxation
  • The Finance Research Group

Centre for Advanced Research in English

Ancient History, Classics and Archaeology

Institute of Applied Social Studies

Art History, film and visual studies

Birmingham Business School


  • Centre for Research on the Economy and Workplace (CREW) 
  • Centre for Health Ageing Research
  • The Centre for Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM)

Cancer Sciences

  • Cancer Cell Biology and Epigenetics
  • Cancer Genetics and DNA Damage
  • Cellular, Immune and Gene Therapy for Cancer
  • Structural Biology and Biomarkers
  • Tumour Immunology
  • Viral Oncology

Classic and Ancient History

  • Cultural memory
  • Egypt and the Ancient Near East
  • Life in the Greek and Roman city
  • Mythology and religion
  • Reception and classical tradition

Clinical and Experimental Medicine

  • Clinical and Integrated Cardiovascular Sciences (CICS)
  • Clinical Respiratory Science
  • DNA Damage and Repair
  • DNA Replication
  • Epigenetics
  • Genome Biology
  • Neurodegenerative Diseases
  • Neurotrauma
  • Stem Cell Biology
  •  Vascular Inflammation, Thrombosis and Angiogenesis

Centre for Corpus Research

Disability Inclusion and Special Needs

Drama and Theatre Arts


  • Cluster for Research in Econometrics, Macroeconomics and Finance (CREMF)
  • Cluster for Research in Economic Policy using Theory and Experiments (CREPTEX)
  • Cluster for Research in Environment, Trade and Energy (CRETE)

Electronic, Electrical and Computer Engineering


Health and Population Sciences

  • Healthcare Evaluation and Methodology
  • Population Health Research and Epidemiology

History and Cultures

  • Research in the School of History and Cultures

Immunity and Infection

  • Bacterial & Viral Infections, Pathogenesis, Antibiotic Resistance & Vaccine Development
  • Immune System Development and Regulation Groups
  • Inflammation and Inflammatory Disease

Institute of Local Government Studies



Modern Languages

Political Science and International Studies

  • Asian Politics
  • British Politics
  • Diplomacy and Negotiation
  • Environmental Politics
  • European Studies
  • Gender and Feminist Theory
  • International Political Economy
  • International Relations Theory
  • Political Sociology
  • Political Theory
  • Security Studies
  • Social and political theory


  • Behavioural neuroscience
  • Developmental, social and applied psychology
  • Language, cognition and perception

Centre for Russian and East European Studies

Shakespeare Institute

Social Policy

  • Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM)
  • Third Sector Research Centre (TSRC)
  • Families, policy and professional practice
  • Global communities
  • Health and social wellbeing

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