Birmingham - research that matters

A global top 100 university tackling some of the biggest issues the world faces, making a difference to people's lives on a daily basis

 

    Spotlight on Research

  • Liver Transplantation

    Birmingham has been at the forefront of transplants since the pioneering work of Sir Peter Medawar. Our researchers are continuing his legacy.

  • Ageing

    Our research focuses on understanding the drivers of age-related inflammation, how this contributes to age-related disease and developing innovative ways to improve health in old age.

  • Responsible Business

    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.

  • Quantum Technologies

    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.

  • Global Ethics

    Birmingham academics work on major issues in international ethics and global justice and train the next generation of students to tackle these issues.

  • Air Pollution

    We are working with partners across the globe to understand how to save lives at risk from poor air quality.

Explore our research further

  • Research database

    Explore our Birmingham Research Portal, a fully searchable database of all the research undertaken at the University

  • Postgraduate Research

    We offer a wealth of world-leading research opportunities to choose from, where you will work with world-leading academics and be part of a thriving postgraduate community.

  • Partner with us to grow your business

    Our partnerships are far-reaching and diverse. By partnering with us we can help to grow and continue the success of your business.

 

Global Goals

We are proud to be focusing our efforts on tackling the United Nations’ Global Goals

The Institute for Global Innovation

The IGI inspires, supports and delivers world-leading, multi- and inter-disciplinary research that seeks to address the world’s most pressing challenges.

See our work on Global Goals

Research Events

Discover our research through lectures, seminars and exhibitions.

Beauty, Bodies and Social Justice

The 2019 public lecture of the Centre for the Study of Global Ethics will be delivered by Professor Heather Widdows

View all our research events