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Characterised by rapid change, modern history has challenged long-held assumptions on the economy, environment and security. How we approach these challenges shapes the society we live in. 

Researchers at University of Bath are looking to address some of the major social and polical challenges we face on a local, national and global scale.

Major policy challenges face societies across the world

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  • Ground-breaking marks start of building work for new Milner Centre for Evolution

    The ceremonial first turf has been cut to mark the start of building work for the Milner Centre for Evolution.

  • Honour for Bath social scientist Tess Ridge

    One of the University’s leading social scientists and public policy experts has been recognised in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list. Tess Ridge, Professor of Social Policy has been made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to social sciences.

  • New Year's Honours for Finance Director and top social scientist

    The University’s Finance Director and one of its leading social scientists have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list. Diane Aderyn, Director of Finance and Commercial Services, and Tess Ridge, Professor of Social Policy and Deputy Head of the Department of Social & Policy Sciences, have both been made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE). Diane receives the award for services to higher education, Tess for services to social sciences.

  • Bath experts in big demand, at home and abroad

    Academics from the University of Bath and its Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences are in demand to add their expertise to events in Britain, Europe and across the world, organised by companies and organisations from the public, private and third sectors.

  • Expressions of Research exhibition - art engaging with research

    Find out how artists have been working with our researchers at the Expressions of Research exhibition at 94-96 Walcot Street, Bath, 11am-6pm daily from 18-24 November.

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