Research at Birmingham Business School

Birmingham Business School undertakes engaged and relevant research that contributes to academic debate worldwide, with projects funded by the Research Councils, major trusts, professional institutions, government departments and the EU.


Women's Enterprise, Leadership,
Economy & Diversity
Environmental and Energy
Economics and Management


Doctoral Research Doctoral Research

As a research student at Birmingham Business School you’ll be working with a community of internationally recognised academics.

Research projects Research projects

Get a flavour of some of the innovative and impactful research projects being undertaken by faculty at Birmingham Business School.

From the Business School Blog

The Retail Crisis Catches Up with Debenhams

The Retail Crisis Catches Up with Debenhams
by Dr Amir Qamar, Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Strategic Management and Associate of City-REDI.
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In the Conversation

Menopause discrimination is a real thing – this is how employers can help

Fiona Carmichael and Jo Duberley in The Conversation: Research shows two-thirds of women surveyed reported a moderate to severe impact on their working lives and some even left employment altogether.
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