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Featured research

Lowering the cost of LED lighting

An LED light

University of Bath researchers are part of a consortium looking at solving problems that limit take-up of LED lights.



Terpenes: sustainable chemical feedstocks

A close-up of a terpene-producing pine tree. Credit: Joanna Lee Osborn

Terpenes have the potential to revolutionise the chemical industry.

ENLITENing household energy literacy

A lit-up building at night.

How smarter metering could improve the way we consume energy.