Research Support

Research Support manages a series of specialist IT facilities to help meet the computing needs of researchers at the University.

Part of Infrastructure Services in IT Services, the team provides powerful computing systems capable of carrying out innovative research or processing terabytes of data and confidential information. These include the Birmingham Environment for Academic Research, BEAR, a collection of complimentary IT resources to support research through high-performance computing clusters, database and visulaisation services.


Head of Research Support 
John Owen

Tel: 0121 414 6808


The IT Service Desk is your first point of contact for IT Services enquiries.