Archive for the ‘Research’ Category

Eating breakfast burns more carbs during exercise and accelerates metabolism for next meal

New research suggests eating breakfast could 'prime' the body to burn carbohydrates during exercise and more rapidly metabolise foods after working out.

Death rates from stroke 'declining overall', but increasing in some countries

New research in the European Health Journal from epidemiologist Dr Nick Townsend highlights variance in stroke deaths around the world.

Tobacco content still common on UK prime time TV

New research from our Tobacco Control Research Group suggests tobacco content is still evident in a third of all TV programmes.

Seminar seeks to develop services for trafficked children

Dr Alinka Gearon has secured funding to present the latest research on children’s experiences of being trafficked and seeking support.

Major funding announcement for Bath TCRG

Our Tobacco Control Research Group will spearhead a $20 million brand new global tobacco industry watchdog.

Researchers take part in exhibition on campus

Discover new thinking and technologies from Holly Wilson, Barrie Dams, Dr Michael Proulx, Alexandros Rotsidis, and CAMERA.

A-levels vs the International Baccalaureate

Which makes a more rounded student?

Tobacco pricing still affordable, despite increase

New research suggests policy-makers should revise estimates for tobacco affordability.

Using comics to understand post-war transitions

Centre for Development Studies researcher, Oliver Walton, shares his experiences of using comics to conduct and share research

Join the Young Researchers' Programme

Postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers from the faculties of Science and Engineering & Design are sought as mentors

Apply for Bath-FAPESP international research funding 2018/19

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

Why new experiences can get the creative juices flowing

New research suggests that seeking out new experiences can lead to light bulb moments.

Artificial intelligence takes on chemical research

In a new paper published in Nature, researchers review the rapid progress in machine learning for the chemical sciences.

Astrophysicists capture “reverse shock” to solve puzzle about the universe’s biggest explosions

Astronomers captured a cataclysmic stellar explosion, a gamma-ray burst, and studied its “afterglow”, confirming University of Bath scientists' predictions.

Superbug study spots link between people and animals

Scientists have shed light on how a major cause of human and animal disease can jump between species, by studying its genes.

How number crunching can optimise crisp frying

The 138th ESGI workshop, held on campus earlier this month, brought together mathematicians and industry to work side by side in solving real-world problems.

Struggling to exercise and lose weight?

Participate in our study and receive a personalised diet and exercise plan.

Parents/caregivers of young people needed for online survey

Complete our 20 minute online survey examining how parents of young people aged 14 to 25 think about their child’s future and get a £5 Amazon Voucher.

Alcohol marketing on social media needs better regulation

The new report from Alcohol Research UK, compiled by our psychologists, suggests more needs to be done to regulate alcohol marketing on social media.

A novel switch to control genome editing

A biological switch that reliably turns protein expression on at will has now been invented.