Introduction to Postgraduate Research

November 23, 2022 PR Team

Dr Paul Thompson, Deputy Director of the College of Arts and Law Graduate School, provides an overview of the world of postgraduate research at the University of Birmingham. https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/CALGS 00:00 Introduction 00:35 What do we mean by PGR? Postgraduate Research…

Making Food History

October 3, 2022 PR Team

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…

In their final year at University of Birmingham, Drama students will work on an independent (non-performance) or group practical performance project, applying a clearly researched dramaturgical concept and/or professionally-informed approach to practice (in the case of stage management), which underpins…

It is projected that by 2050, 80% of older people will reside outside of high-income countries. Professor Carolyn Greig highlights the challenges of population ageing in low- and middle-income countries and details the opportunities for healthy ageing research around the…

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…

We live in an age of testimony: from the metoo movement to Black Lives Matter, personal stories of adversity have been central to movements seeking to bring an end to violence and discrimination. Testimony is about remembrance and conveying experience,…

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…

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,…