On Wednesday 4 May 2022, Professor Nigel Maxted delivered his Inaugural Lecture – Doubling genetic diversity for crop improvement: practical steps towards global food security https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/staff/profiles/biosciences/maxted-nigel.aspx

We’re proud to be hosting the Forum for Global Challenges 2022 at the ICC in just a few short weeks’ time! We’re looking forward to welcoming hundreds of bright minds from business, government, and not-for profits from across the globe…

Professor Frank Uekötter, Professor of Environmental Humanities at the University of Birmingham, presents the latest in a series of Contemporary History Interventions. Professor Uekötter teaches on our postgraduate MA Contemporary History degree, designed to provide you with a solid grounding…

The Forum for Global Challenges is a major international meeting that will showcase and generate solutions to some of the most pressing challenges faced by our planet and its people, from climate change and destruction of the natural world, to…

Our researchers are tackling the global challenges that we face such as predicting the fate of forests in a warmer world, protecting the health of workers in extreme environments, addressing inequality in surgical outcomes, decarbonising heat, investigating the scale of…

Climate change impacts the world around us. We need to understand how these changes will affect our environments and future generations. Our research addresses mitigation and adaptation challenges, to enhance resilience and preparedness for climate impacts. We are exploring how…

Late Night Exchange: COP26

November 8, 2021 PR Team

Want to find out more about what is happening at COP26 – and what we as a University are doing there? Join us for a series of short talks on various topics relating to climate change and the environment at…

Sports scientists are investigating how chronic exposure to extreme temperatures is affecting the health of workers worldwide. Dr Rebekah Lucas, Associate Professor in Physical Activity and Health, outlines her research with the Adelante Initiative, a dynamic platform to create safe,…

Can solar save us?

November 2, 2021 PR Team

Developments in solar power are set to offer cheaper, better energy, reducing the impact of climate change, says Oxford solar expert, Professor Henry Snaith. The Binks Professor of Renewable Energy, who specialises in photovoltaic research, maintains that the move to…