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.
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 ...
Promiscuous males die young, childless females live longer
(Phys.org) —A study of birds by researchers from our Department of Biology & Biochemsitry in collaboration with the University of Sheffield shows for the first time how sexual behaviour is linked with life ...
Research suggests 'car of the future' will be smaller, greener but just as powerful
Jaguar Land Rover and researchers at the University of Bath have developed and tested a powerful, highly efficient concept engine that promises enhanced performance alongside significantly reduced carbon ...
Could you run your car on coffee?
(Phys.org) —New research from our Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies shows that waste coffee grinds could be used to make biodiesel.
'Never take a gamble with a penalty kick' urges leading football researcher
As players warm up for the first games of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, leading football researcher and writer Dr Ken Bray has issued clear advice that could mean the difference between success and failure ...
The science behind the perfect coffee
(Phys.org) —A chemist at the University of Bath has teamed up with the UK Barista Champion to find the best type of water for making coffee. The pair are heading to the World Barista Championships in Italy ...
Researchers create 'ultrasonic hands' that can grip microparticles
(Phys.org) —A team of researchers from the Universities of Bath, Bristol and Dundee has discovered for the first time that ultrasonic waves can be used to grab several microparticles at a time, effectively ...
Dads on lowest wages face earnings penalties, whilst highest earning fathers get boost
(Phys.org) —Fathers on the lowest incomes are predicted to incur financial penalties as compared with childless men, whereas highest earning dads are predicted to earn a further bonus, according to the ...
Perovskite power lights up solar energy market
(Phys.org) —New research from scientists at the University will help in the development of perovskite solar cells that have the potential to radically revolutionise the solar energy market.
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.