Founded in 1900, UoB is one of the leading research-based universities in the UK and among the top 100 universities globally. The breadth of research expertise is a distinctive characteristic of UoB. The School of Chemical Engineering of UoB, is internationally known for its expertise and capability in Formulation Engineering. Nano-Formulation Engineering research group addresses grand challenges associated with soft matter at surfaces and interfaces. Concerning virology, the Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy is a world leading in the field and made a significant contribution to antiviral research during the COVID-19 pandemic. Finally, the Birmingham Business School delivers world-class research and teaching that provides the insight, ambition, and skills to shape advanced and sustainable business strategies. The school is consistently found in global ranking tables and accredited by leading bodies.