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.
'Molecular scissors' could prevent genetic diseases before conception
Scientists from our Department of Biology & Biochemistry have developed a new technique that will streamline biomedical research and could in the future prevent genetic diseases before the moment of conception.
New seismic survey technique could save dolphins' hearing
Conventional seismic imaging transmits sound energy into the ground and builds a picture of the underlying geology by analysing how the energy waves are reflected back to the receiver.
Researchers on expedition to solve 'small island problem'
Researchers from the Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering are starting their new year with an expedition to the island of South Georgia to carry out research into improving weather forecasting. You can follow the team's progress on their blog. ...
Why whistleblowing doesn't come easily
Research from our Department of Computer Science has found an explanation for why we often believe gossip more than our own personal experiences. The study also gives a biological explanation as to why it ...
Clearer future for blind thanks to vOICe device
New findings from researchers in our Department of Psychology could pave the way for better treatments for blind and partially-sighted people using the revolutionary sensory substitution device, 'The vOICe'. ...
Research sows the seeds for improved food security
Research from the University of Bath has shown that is possible to improve both seed size and seed number opening new avenues to increase crop yields and improving food security.
Why do young people join violent causes?
On the morning of September 24 2014, 15-year-old Yusra Hussien left for school near her home in Easton, Bristol. She then disappeared. News reports surfaced a few days later that Yusra and a 17-year-old friend ...
New species of dinosaur discovered lying forgotten in a museum
(Phys.org) —A palaeontologist from our University studying fossils that were kept in a museum in Canada for over 75 years has discovered a new species of dinosaur.
Researchers develop sustainable concrete using plastic waste as a partial replacement for sand
Academics from the University of Bath are collaborating with Indian researchers in a two-year project to create environmentally-friendly concrete that uses plastic waste as a partial replacement for sand.
Should firms innovate or imitate new technologies?
Dr Paolo Zeppini has published a new joint paper with Professor Cars Hommes (University of Amsterdam) that is entitled: Innovate or imitate? Behavioural technological change .
New research reveals fish are smarter than we thought
(Phys.org) —A new study from researchers in our Department of Psychology with colleagues at Queen Mary University of London has reported the first evidence that fish are able to process multiple objects ...
Report shines spotlight on incapacitating chemical agent weapons
A new report out today (Thursday 23 October), authored by researchers in our Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies, has highlighted how contemporary chemical and life science research ...
Scientists identify "naïve-like" human stem cell
Scientists from our university and Berlin have identified a type of human stem cell that appears to be "naïve-like" – able to develop into any type of cell. The discovery of this cell type could potentially ...
New sustainable, flood-resilient construction materials put to the test
Construction companies and academics can now test low carbon construction materials and systems in realistic open-air conditions. The HIVE, based at the University of Bath's Building Research Park, Swindon, is the first facility ...
Electric bugs used to detect water pollution
(Phys.org) —Scientists from our Department of Chemical Engineering have developed a low-cost device that could be used in developing countries to monitor the quality of drinking water in real time without ...