Environment Research News
Spying on chemistry in real-time - 11 July 2016
Scientists from our Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies will soon be able to watch chemical reactions happen in real-time, with a new chemical analysis facility that will be the first of its kind in the world.
Mammals almost wiped out with the dinosaurs - 20 June 2016
Researchers from our Milner Centre for Evolution have discovered that over 90 per cent of mammal species were wiped out by the same asteroid that killed the dinosaurs in the Cretaceous period 66 million years ago, being affected much worse than previously thought.
Bath to host international water conference - 01 June 2016
To celebrate the launch of its new Water Innovation & Research Centre (WIRC @ Bath), the University of Bath is hosting its first ever Water Science and Engineering Conference this July.
Study shows dinosaurs had an exodus from Europe - 26 April 2016
Europe saw an exodus of dinosaurs from the continent in the Early Cretaceous period, scientists using ‘network theory’ to track their movements around the world have shown.
Jemma Rowlandson takes 3MT crown - 24 March 2016
CSCT PhD Jemma Rowlandson has won the University's 3MT competition.
£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.
Evolutionary leap from fins to legs was surprisingly simple - 08 March 2016
New research from our Milner Centre for Evolution reveals that the limbs of the earliest four-legged vertebrates, dating back more than 360 million years ago, were no more structurally diverse than the fins of their aquatic ancestors.
New research from our Milner Centre for Evolution highlights how El Niño could be responsible for the spread of certain waterborne diseases across Latin America.
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.
Showcase highlights ‘tremendous impact’ of our early career researchers - 22 January 2016
Read about the impacts our early career researchers are making from this week's Vice-Chancellor Research Day.