The University of Bath, UoB was established as a public university in 1966 in Bath, UK. UoB has 14, 250 undergraduate and graduate students. UoB ranks high as a research university. It's academic strengths lie in physical sciences, mathematics, engineering, technology, social sciences and management. UoB is highly selective in selecting undergraduate admissions.
Researchers develop new enzyme reactor technology
(Phys.org) —Researchers have developed a new enzymatic process intensification technology that is one of only a few technologies available for accelerating the rate of an enzyme reaction.
Too poor to die?
A new report, launched today (Tuesday 21 January) by our Institute for Policy Research, will argue that the current system of state support for funeral costs requires urgent review.
Straw cuts energy bills by 90%
While the UK is consumed by arguments about the cost of energy, fuel poverty and market failure, some have managed to sidestep these issues altogether.
Sound of the ocean not so relaxing
(Phys.org) —The impact of underwater noise on a bottlenose dolphin population in Scotland's Moray Firth will be closely monitored, thanks to a new system developed by scientists at our University and the ...
Bloom or bust as new study reveals the plants most likely to survive climate change
New research into the effect of climate change on plants has revealed which individuals within a species are most likely to thrive under warmer conditions and which are at risk. And it seems that plants that ...
Promiscuous fruit flies fight infection by boosting immunity before sex
(Phys.org) —Female fruit flies regulate their genes before having sex to help them fight off sexually transmitted infections (STIs), researchers from our Department of Biology & Biochemistry have revealed.
New generation laser will herald technological breakthrough
Research into a new type of laser will dramatically improve future devices used for sensing and in communications, according to scientists at the University.
Marine life gets drowned out as oceans get noisier
A PhD student from the Department of Physics who recently returned from a trip to lay microphones on the ocean floor off the west coast of Canada is warning of the dangers to marine life from increased ocean ...
Scientific study turns understanding about evolution on its head
(Phys.org) —Our understanding of how animals on the planet evolved may be wrong, according to scientists at the University.
Researchers reveal which London Underground lines are mouldiest
People travelling on the London Underground Jubilee Line inhale more fungal spores than those on the Central and Bakerloo Lines, according to new research from our scientists here at the University.
Citizen scientist detects Britain's first 'lightning into space'
History was made last night when citizen scientists detected Britain's first example of a lightning strike into space.
New mathematical theory says small organisms may not form species
A new mathematical theory from the University is challenging one of the most basic ideas of biology – that the concept of a 'species' applies to all creatures.
Discovery will help green technologies harness solar power
A breakthrough discovery about titanium dioxide will significantly increase the efficiency of future solar devices, according to new research from scientists in our Department of Chemistry.
Miracle material graphene could deliver Internet one hundred times faster
(Phys.org) —The use of graphene in telecommunications could dramatically accelerate internet speeds by up to a hundred times, according to new research by scientists in our Department of Physics.
New hybrid technology set to change the future of renewables
A new hybrid technology that integrates wind and solar power generation is set to overcome many of the problems associated with traditional renewable power systems and revolutionise the green energy sector.