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Birmingham City University’s research is bigger, better and broader, major review finds

From changing health guidelines to redefining Islamophobia, our research is bigger, better and broader, according to REF2021 results

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BBC Asian Network founder appointed to University’s Board of Governors

Champion of the creative industries and founder of the BBC Asian Network Anita Bhalla OBE has been named as the next Chair of Birmingham City University’s Board of Governors.

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Sir Lenny Henry marks anniversary of media diversity centre

The Sir Lenny Henry Centre for Media Diversity marked its second anniversary with news of research around tax breaks to encourage diversity in new productions.

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Our leading experts are available to provide expert commentary on topical issues relating to the economic, societal and health impact of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

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Celebrating 100 years of women's suffrage

Trailblazing women who successfully fought for the right to vote have been honoured in a life-size paper tribute handcrafted to mark 100 years of women’s suffrage.

Students on Birmingham City University’s Design for Performance course used 1,600 metres of brown paper and 500 metres of corrugated cardboard to craft an exhibition which features key figures from the Suffragette movement in the run up to the 1918 Representation of the People’s Act - which first handed women the vote.