Research Hub

The Research Hub is located on our City Centre Campus, and is available to all Postgraduate Research (PGR) students, whether they are just beginning, or continuing, their research journey.  This dedicated space allows PGR students to come together to study, receive training, give talks and network, and provides hot desking for Research Office staff who work with PGR students.


Get comfortable in the communal research hub spaces, designed to  reflect and exchange knowledge and research. 


The hub hot desks and quiet learning spaces allow for engaged study, where postgraduate researchers can delve into their projects.


PGRs can fuel their research in a dedicated kitchen space, kick back on sofas and network with fellow researchers.

Find the research hub

Our City Centre Campus is a multi-million pound centre of excellence in the heart of Birmingham’s Eastside development.

The address for the Research Hub is Unit 2 Queensway Trading Estate, B5 5JU, and it is located next to University house. Download our city centre campus map here.

City centre campus

Doctoral Research College

Our Doctoral Research College (DRC) is a non-academic department within BCU whose primary purpose is to ‘Enable Excellent Research’.

The DRC does this by working in partnership with all stakeholders, such as Postgraduate Research (PGR) students, Faculty research colleagues, other professional service groups within the University, and your study’s host Faculty.

Research Projects

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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Research Centres

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

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Research Ethos

We are a dynamic research force within the UK higher education sector and are committed to continuing growth in research excellence and new knowledge generation.

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When possible, the best way to explore what's on offer is to come and see us in person, and we host a number of Open Days throughout the year. Come and be taught by our trailblazing academics and study in our innovative £400m facilities.

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