Archive for the ‘Research’ Category

£582k to develop biodegradable microbeads

Bath project seeking to commercialise plant-based beads for cosmetics receives major funding.

Protest politics and the ‘crisis of the Left’ in Latin America

A new book from Bath's Juan Pablo Ferrero examines the shifts in politics seen in Brazil and Argentina.

Thermally-stable TB vaccine closer to reality

A promising TB vaccine can be protected from heat damage with a technique developed at the University.

Is there an ‘alternative’ way to holiday this summer?

Dr. Sarah Glozer, Deputy Director of the Centre for Business, Organisations and Society, explores how putting a positive spin on ethical behaviour may bring individual and societal benefits, and asks whether a darker underbelly may exist beneath ‘ethical travel’.

Research looks to boost workers’ mood with skyscraper design

ACE researchers are set to find out why tall buildings can harm workers’ mental health and what can be done to improve building design.

2020 Bath-FAPESP SPRINT funding opens

A new call for collaborative research projects with the São Paulo State Research Foundation is now open.

Vaccine hesitancy: Why is information online persuasive?

Dr Sarah Chapman discusses the underlying causes behind vaccine hesitancy, including social media, information online, and healthcare practices.

The impact of Brexit on academia

Visiting Professor Ricardo Garcia-Mira and Visiting Policy Fellow Jorge Sainz discuss the prospects for UK universities and researchers post-Brexit.

Do business schools still have brand value?

Veronica Hope Hailey, University Vice President and Dean of the School of Management, has contributed to an article in the THE

IPR Policy Fellowship Programme expands with new AI stream

The IPR Policy Fellowship Programme: Artificial Intelligence is a new stream dedicated solely to the fields of AI, data science, policy and ethics.

How to help children (and parents) get a good night’s sleep

Dr Rachel Hiller writes in The Conversation.

Digital games may beat mindfulness apps at relieving stress

Digital games, typical of those on smartphones, may relieve stress more effectively than mindfulness apps.

Welcome to a new cohort of PhD researchers in water!

Read more about a new cohort of students undertaking their PhDs within Water Informatics Science & Engineering (WISE) CDT.

Report calls for Centre for Universities and Public Policy

A report by the universities of Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter calls for the establishment of a National Centre for Universities and Public Policy.

‘Prescribed’ app offers hope to young people who self-harm

New research suggests that the 'BlueIce' app developed by Professor Paul Stallard could have a significant impact in reducing self-harm in young people.

Share your Research as part of Futures 2019

Get involved in an exciting variety of public engagement activities in Bristol and Bath.

Impact of shift away from orphanages in Thailand

Funding for Dr Justin Rogers (SPS) will enable new research into alternative care provision for children in Thailand.

Cigarette smoke makes MRSA bacterium more drug-resistant

Our researchers show that cigarette smoke can change the DNA and characteristics of pathogenic microbes.

REF 2021 preparations

A message from Professor Jonathan Knight, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research), on the opportunity presented by REF 2021.

EPSRC seeks applicants for strategic advisory bodies

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) is welcoming applications for membership of its strategic advisory bodies.