Since 1995 almost every country on earth has been coming together for COPs – or Conferences of the Parties – global climate summits designed to reach agreement on how to collectively tackle climate change. This year will be the 26th…

Oxford’s diet and population health expert, Professor Susan Jebb maintains that ‘we cannot meet Net Zero targets without changing our diet.’ Agriculture accounts for more CO2 emissions than transportation says Professor Jebb and ‘it is the single biggest cause of…

Music undergraduate Open Day talk 2021

September 27, 2021 PR Team

Interested in studying BMus Music? Join Dr Ben Curry, Lecturer in Music and student Eloise to hear all about the course, the campus, and the opportunities available to you at the University of Birmingham. 00:00 Intro 01:03 Why study Music?…

How is climate changing our weather?

September 23, 2021 PR Team

Working at the forefront of cutting-edge climate science, Oxford expert Dr Friederike Otto has seen rapid advancements in her team’s ability to determine the extent of climate change and its impact. She says, ‘In the last five years, we have…

What do you do when the nature that surrounds you is inevitably, and slowly, dying? If you’re a researcher at Wytham Woods, you respond with devastation and practicality in equal measure. A ‘silent pandemic’, as described by Professor Yadvinher Mahli,…

Welcome to everyone joining us to study at the University of Birmingham this year. Join our Vice-Chancellor Prof Sir David Eastwood for his Welcome Address to our new and returning students. Let us know in the comments where you’re watching…

What do you do when the nature that surrounds you is inevitably, and slowly, dying? If you’re a researcher at Wytham Woods, you respond with devastation and practicality in equal measure. A ‘silent pandemic’, as described by Professor Yadvinher Mahli,…

Why study International Relations?

September 1, 2021 PR Team

Professor of International Politics, Scott Lucas tells us what he loves most about international relations, and what it means to us in today’s society. Find out more about our International Relations courses at Birmingham: https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/government/departments/political-science-international-studies/courses/undergraduate/index.aspx