Archive for December 2009

Bath academic to speak at UN climate change conference

Professor Anil Markandya (Economics) is to present his research on the economic effects of climate change at the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen next week (7-18 December).

First Knowledge Transfer Account Project has begun

Following the launch of the University of Bath's Knowledge Transfer Account on 1 October 2009, a number of Knowledge Transfer Awards have been made.

Why a short run is better than a long walk in the battle to keep obesity at bay

Researchers from the universities of Bath and Bristol have found that it's the type of exercise you do, rather than the amount, that's most important to maintain a healthy weight.

University’s research into death and bereavement is highlighted in publication about world-class research

The University of Bath’s Centre for Death and Society has been showcased in a national publication highlighting how Government-funded research is making a difference to everyday lives.

Bath engineers share in prestigious BP global award

A team of engineers from the University's Powertrain & Vehicle Research Centre (Mechanical Engineering), BP and the Ford Motor Company has been awarded the BP Helios Progressive Award for a collaborative project to improve the fuel efficiency of diesel cars by eight per cent.