At Birmingham City University

This is impact

As the University for Birmingham we do more than research. We are led by the needs of industry in the region, committed to discovering new knowledge and delivering real benefit to culture, industry, society and the environment.

Our research

Explore our research centres and the innovative projects they are working on, read our news and events, and access our outputs by viewing our Open Access Repository.

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Making a difference

Solving real world problems with our expertise. Our research talent and drive to add a genuine contribution to knowledge help us make a difference through our work.

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Join us - our PhDs

Ready to make an exciting contribution to knowledge? Find out about PhD courses, including advice from doctoral researchers and guidance on fees and applications.

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Research Centres

Our research centres work to address key local, national and global challenges, in line with the priorities of the University and our students.

Research projects

Our research is connected to outcomes that feed back into industry, culture and the environment.

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Collaborate with us

Birmingham City University is home to a wealth of knowledge and experienced staff who have worked with industry to solve problems.

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Be part of a thriving community of doctoral students producing world-class research in the arts and humanities.

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Research news

Find out more about the latest news from our research activities and staff.