Aviation is set to reach new heights thanks to a novel plastic which is tougher, weighs less and is cheaper to construct, developed by the University of Bath.
Faculty of Engineering & Design Research
We conduct high-quality research to advance engineering and solve the environmental, social and industrial challenges our world faces.
Soil-based construction materials could provide some of the poorest people in the world with a strong, affordable and environmentally-friendly housing solution.
Our researchers have developed a revolutionary paper sensor, creating a cheap, sustainable and recyclable device for detecting toxic compounds in water.
Researchers have developed imaging software that can warn of the effects and correct for GPS errors during solar storms.
Our research has contributed to improvements in joint replacement surgery, helping to reduce healthcare costs and increase quality of life.
Our research has made affordable, environmentally-friendly houses a reality. The first super-insulated, low-carbon straw houses are hitting the open market.
An algorithm developed at Bath has helped improve the process of manufacturing composite wings for the next generation of commercial aircraft.
Our researchers are working with Stellenbosch University to investigate the cause of blockages in irrigation piping networks in a South African reservoir.
Architecture PhD student, Caroline Hughes talks about her experiences of engaging the public with her research.
Bruno is using mathematical modelling to improve our understanding of spinal injuries from impact in rugby union.
PhD student Olivia Cooke's research project aims to develop strategies to reduce the risk of disease from contaminated water.