Archive for the ‘Research’ Category

Dr Rob Branston on Tobacco Taxation for a Healthier Europe

Experts and advocates from 23 countries discuss the importance of tobacco taxation for a healthier Europe at Smoke Free Partnership annual policy conference.

Bionic pacemaker slows progression of heart failure

The 'smart' pacemaker responds to signals from the body, instead of constantly pumping the heart at a fixed pace.

Two identical-looking bird species have very different genes

Scientists have identified a new bird species from the Southern coast of China, that diverged from its Northern relatives around half a million years ago.

ResDev month this November

The Research Grant Development team in RIS is running a series of events and workshops this November for ResDev month, to support and celebrate researchers.

GW4 WSA and South West Water Competition Launch

Join the GW4 Water Security Alliance (WSA) and South West Water competition launch and find out how you could develop a tool to tackle one of the biggest problems facing the UK’s Water Supply.

GW4 extend deadlines for crucible funding scheme

GW4 are extending expressions of interest to 18 November and completed applications to 24 November, for their crucible funding scheme 2020.

Celebrating our research with Europe

The IRO and RIS are jointly organising a day dedicated to European collaborations.

Net zero emissions: What's in a date?

Professor Emeritus Geoffrey P. Hammond examines the challenges and implications of a net-zero emissions strategy by 2050.

Three Bath undergraduates win IMI poster prize

The students took part in the Institute's competition for best Undergraduate Research Experience Poster 2019.

GW4 3Rs Symposium

Jointly hosted by the NC3Rs, this event is free to attend and is aimed at all those engaged in research (both animal research and those working with potential replacement technologies) as well as animal technologists.

GW4 Alliance announces new research partnership

The partnership will focus on five research themes including climate resilience, wellbeing and enhancing the audience experience.

£18.5 Million Boost for South West Biosciences

PhD training across the biosciences has received a massive boost thanks to a £18.5 million funding award.

General election 2019: Hung out to dry?

Professor Nick Pearce comments on the likelihood of a minority Labour government following the 2019 general election.

Great West can Lead World in Tackling Climate Change

Guests at GW4’s 5-year anniversary event heard how the ‘Great West’ can lead the world in efforts to tackle climate change.

GW4 Crucible 2020 Apply Now

The application deadline is 11 November.

Income security for families with children

Professor Jane Millar and David Young look at the UK social security system, and income security for families with children.

Watch: Developing world-class research through GW4

Find out more about the GW4 Alliance (Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter Universities) and discover how it has benefited our academic and PhD student communities.

Farming, wildlife loss and climate change

New IPR public lecture series will address the future of UK land and farming, sustainable food production and protecting fragile eco-systems.

World first on-the-spot test for ‘spice’ drug

The project was a collaboration across Biology & Biochemistry, Pharmacy & Pharmacology, Computer Science, Physics and Electrical Engineering.

Make fungi think they’re starving to stop them having sex

Newly characterised receptors that repress sexual reproduction in fungi could be targeted to slow down their evolution.