Public and community engagement case studies

Stories of Sacrifice exhibition: the Muslim contribution to World War One

Dr Islam Issa, Reader in Literature and History

Stories of Sacrifice was commissioned by the British Muslim Heritage Centre, originally to mark…

The Songwriting Studies Network: building a new interdisciplinary field of study

Dr Simon Barber, Senior Research Fellow, Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research

The  Songwriting Studies Research Network  is a two-year AHRC-funded project which unites…

Housing and Hate Crime Knowledge Exchange: Improving victim support and preventing hate

Kusminder Chahal, Senior Research Fellow, Faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences

Open School Doors: reducing disparities in learning outcomes for children from refugee, asylum seeker, and newly arrived migration contexts

Dr. Alex Kendall, Associate Dean Research and Business Development; Mary-Rose Puttick, Research Assistant and Doctoral Researcher; Dr Louise Wheatcroft, Senior Lecturer in Primary English; Dr Dave Harte, Associate Professor in Journalism and Media Studies

Open School Doors was a two-year Erasmus+ funded project which spanned five EU contexts (UK,…

Zambia Critical Care: establishing a framework for developing and qualifying nursing personnel

Joy Notter, Professor of Community Health; Major Chris Carter, Senior Lecturer

In 2015, an advertisement in a medical journal called for volunteers to set up a critical nursing…

Birmingham Comics Festival 2017

Robert Mclaughlin, Lecturer, Faculty of Computing, Engineering and The Built Environment

The Birmingham Comics Festival began in 2015, and was instigated as a series of month long comics…

Myanmar Human Rights Commission leads discussion on death penalty moratorium

Professor Jon Yorke, Director of the Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences

Prof. Yorke worked alongside the Cornell Center on the Death Penalty World-wide (DPWW), which was…

Innovation Fest showcasing talent and expertise since 2014

Rehan Bhana, Senior Academic - Strategic Academic Alliances

Originally established in 2014, Innovation Fest is a showcase of creative student talent from the…