Latest news

A small piece of paper can make water consumption safer

A revolutionary microbial-based paper sensor has been developed by researchers at the University of Bath, creating a cheap, sustainable and recyclable device for detecting toxic compounds in water.

Just a small piece of paper can make water consumption safer

A revolutionary microbial-based paper sensor has been developed by researchers at the University of Bath, creating a cheap, sustainable and recyclable device for detecting toxic compounds in water.

Explanations of political ambition

A new PoLIS study highlights what drives political ambition in prospective MPs and councillors

Open banking set to shake up UK financial services

University Court meeting

The University’s Court met on campus on 16 January

University-educated and men from the South are most likely to consider becoming an MP

A new PoLIS study published today highlights what drives political ambition in prospective MPs and councillors.

Plastic microbead ban: What impact will it have?

Getting your article published: a two day course

A free two-day course which concentrating on writing and getting published in a peer reviewed journal

Keith's Blog: Making a Maker Club

University Teaching Awards 2018

The University Teaching Awards recognise significant contributions to the academic lives of students and staff

Brad Millington: A brief history of fitness technology

Bath appoints Programme Director to drive forward automotive research Institute

Gavin Edwards has been appointed as Programme Director of the University of Bath’s Institute for Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems (IAAPS).

February course dates available (Staff Development)

Embracing a creative approach

Jamie Eastman explains how The Edge arts centre has become a hub of innovation for scientists and engineers, as well as artists

Prof Sankaran writes BBC Radio 4 Puzzle for Today

University appoints IAAPS lead

Gavin Edwards starts as Programme Director and will oversee the Institute for Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems

ahs awarded IIP Gold accreditation

ahs is one of only two hospitality departments in the UK to be awarded Gold by Investors In People

Questioning AI: what kind of intelligence will we create?

Choosing a school for your child

Dr Ceri Brown looks at five things you should think about when choosing a school for your child

@Home with Research Impact and the NIHR

University Staff Spotlight on... Dr Kit Yates

This week's Staff Spotlight is on Dr Kit Yates who talks barbershops, bees and the student experience

Academic Assembly meeting

An extraordinary meeting of Academic Assembly was held on January 10th.

Inspirational teachers recognised

Four teachers have been recognised for the role they played in helping students reach University

Dr Kit Yates writes BBC Radio 4's Puzzle for Today

Chancellor's Prize now open to all undergraduates

Transparency challenges in Polish healthcare

New studies reveal how Big Pharma plays the system to secure lucrative funding deals in Central Europe

New studies reveal challenges to transparency in healthcare in Central Europe

Despite progress in some areas, transparency issues remain in Polish healthcare according to new research from our Department of Social & Policy Sciences.

Vice-Chancellor’s retirement arrangements

Message from Richard Brooks, Director of HR

Embedding employability skills into the curriculum

How to get the best out of exercise

Climate change and sustainable lifestyles

Prof. Ricardo García-Mira outlines how we can transition our lives towards sustainability in this IPR blog

Polden development update

Evolution acceptance in children

Acceptance of evolution in UK children is linked to their scientific aptitude rather than conflicts with beliefs

Evolution acceptance in children linked to aptitude, not belief

In contrast to adults, acceptance of evolution in schoolchildren in the UK is linked to their scientific aptitude rather than conflicts with belief systems, say scientists at our Milner Centre for Evolution.

Campus and city learning commons

There are a number of places on campus and in the city for students to prepare for exams

Why so few tennis players make it

Dr Kerry Papps from the Dept. of Economics looks at why so few tennis 'make it' when so many go pro

Our new Assistive Technology room is open

Feeling Sounds, Hearing Sights

The Milner Centre for Evolution project update

Analysis from Piotr Ozieranski on CCG drug company deals

Booking open for Spring Arts Excellence Showcase ‘Platform’

Secured Environments Accreditation

Our Security department's efforts have been recognised as the Uni is accredited for three more years

Rise in perfectionism in young people

Growing competition for university and jobs has contributed to higher levels of perfectionism

Unreasonable demands lead to substantial rise in perfectionism among young people

Perfectinist tendencies are growing in young people, according to a new study published today from our Department for Health.

Evaluation of social innovation learning pilots

Deans reappointed to School and Faculty

Professors Veronica Hope-Hailey and Gary Hawley to continue in role

Report from Council November 30

Polden development update

University nominated for animal research openness award

Why we lean to the right when we kiss

Psychology of kissing study may have wider implications for neuroscience & cognitive sciences

Wildlife conservation governance

Research shows protecting an area for wildlife can work, but only if there is robust political governance

Receive a free health plan by taking part in Uni study

Wildlife conservation needs effective governance more than GDP or space

Protecting an area for wildlife can work—but only if there is robust political governance. That’s the research conclusion of twenty-three years of bird counting by an international team of researchers, including a scientist from the Milner Centre for Evolution at the University of Bath and published in the journal Nature.

What matters to children's learning?

In advance of the schools application deadline, Dr Ceri Brown shares fresh insights into children’s learning

Children’s monthly workshops continuing in 2018

David Parkin Visiting Professorship 2018/19

Applications are invited for the David Parkin Visiting Professorship for the academic year 2018/19

University nominated for animal research openness award

The University of Bath was nominated for the ‘Media Engagement’ award at the recent Understanding Animal Research (UAR) Openness Awards.

Forcing the social care shake up

Once confined to academic circles, intergenerational issues in social care are the focus of a popular TV show

Uni delivers record number of interactive Discovery Dome shows

Thermal propulsion systems

The future of the internal combustion engine is a topic that always inspires intense debate

Successful Reaction Monitoring Symposium

2017 CR@B Seedcorn award winners

Should we fix Universal Credit?

In this blog Professor Jane Millar asks if we can fix Universal Credit and if we can, should we?

Christmas message from the VC

Dame Glynis reflects on the past year and looks ahead to what's to come in 2018

Fancy taking up dance in the new year? Spring classes on sale

Good news from your SU

IPR blog: What next for Zimbabwe?

Dr Simon Milligan (Dept. of Social and Policy Sciences) looks at the anatomy of a non-coup

Services affected by IT maintenance

Many IT services including Business Objects will be undergoing maintenance this week