Energy Research News
£6.8 million grant to develop next-generation lithium batteries - 21 March 2016
A new research consortium involving Professor Saiful Islam (Chemistry) has been awarded £6.8 million by the Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to explore and develop next-generation lithium batteries.
Capitalise on life transitions to instil better environmental behaviours say researchers - 27 January 2016
House moves or a change of job provide an ideal 'window of opportunity' to promote more sustainable behaviours, according to a new psychology study.
Helmet wearing increases risk taking and sensation seeking - 25 January 2016
Could wearing a helmet make you take more risks? Our latest study from psychology suggests so.
Breakthrough means bright future for clean hydrogen power - 23 April 2015
Researchers at our University and Yale University have developed a new material for generating hydrogen from water, ready to use to use as a renewable and carbon neutral fuel.
Organic semiconductors will create cheaper, greener devices - 10 April 2015
Research into organic semiconductors could lead to more efficient LED TVs and flexible solar cells that are cheaper to make and take less energy to produce according to our researchers.
Achieving global agreement on environmental protection - 27 March 2015
The University will host a major climate change event in early April with leading, international academics.
Funding secured to develop next generation membranes - 19 March 2015
Researchers from our University have been awarded a £1m Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) grant to research and develop the next generation of long lasting ‘immortal membranes’ that will be able to separate water from problematic particles such as pharmaceuticals or pollutants.
New Chair appointed to lead Bath water research - 04 March 2015
Dr Jan Hofman has been appointed to lead our new Water Innovation & Research Centre: WIRC@Bath.
Do community energy projects get a fair deal? - 26 January 2015
Our Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering is hosting a major conference to discuss changes to the electricity power market that would give significant benefits to local communities, individuals and small businesses, especially those who generate their own power
Researchers to use algae to clean up mine water - 05 December 2014
We're part of a ground breaking GW4 research project that aims to clean up water from a Cornish tin mine, using algae to harvest the precious heavy metals and produce biofuel at the same time.