We are driving innovation with industry and manufacturing partners to transform industries and deliver growth to our economies, thereby helping to improve people’s livelihoods.
We are improving the health of people across the world through new discoveries, treatments and patient pathways and working in partnership to build a transformative health ecosystem in our region.
We are working to understand the impact of climate change on the planet and its people, to improve air quality, and developing new technologies to decarbonise energy and transport in partnership with industry and government.
We are working with our partners to tackle inequalities in all aspects of society, striving to make change for a fairer world and one in which people can enjoy a fulfilling, rewarding life.
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.
On our ‘Urgent Business: Getting on the pathway to reach the Global Goals by 2030’ conference page, you can re-watch our expert panel discussions, and pass them on to inspire action to help society reach the global goals before it's too late.
The seminal new book from Lloyds Banking Group Centre for Responsible Business, Urgent Business, is now available to buy. This essential guide features the latest research, best practice and toolkits from the Centre, to give businesses the knowledge and practical means to play their part in addressing the big sustainability challenges of the 21st century.
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Take a look back through our events and engagements from the past five years.
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24 November 2020
By Professor John Bryson, Department of Strategy and International Business.
20 November 2020
By Dr Juliet E. Kele, Research Fellow in HRM, Department of Management.
19 November 2020
Managers are much more positive about their staff working from home and working flexibly since lockdown says a new study
04 November 2020
Two key elements could be the answer in the transition to net-zero: removing waste out of the electric vehicle industry, and using technological advancements to improve data.
02 November 2020
Leading viewpoint: Rethinking materiality: the missing link, Christoph Biehl and Ian Thomson
27 October 2020
Sophie Sinclair: Employee feedback is the best source for ascertaining wellbeing priorities
26 October 2020
Ashok Mirpuri, Singapore's ambassador to the US, recently said that achieving trust in diplomacy is "about the cues and nuances" that come from face-to-face interactions.
23 October 2020
By Dr Caroline Moraes, Dr Solon Magrizos & Dr Grigorios Lamprinakos.
22 September 2020
By Professor Ian Thomson, Director of Lloyds Banking Group Centre for Responsible Business.
14 September 2020
11 September 2020
Birmingham Business School has been shortlisted for the Business School of the Year award at the THE Awards for its contribution to responsible business research and developing the future generation of leaders.