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Centre for Healthcare Innovation and Improvement (CHI²)

CHI² leads and explores multidisciplinary research into health and care systems, and ways to improve them.

We are hiring

Current research vacancies at CHI²


Read about the research we are involved in, including current projects with health and care partners, and academics.


Developments from the centre and healthcare-related news.

Improving healthcare in the South West

Doctors in PPE treating a patient

Professor Christos Vasilakis is using operational research to help hospitals manage their capacity, improve patient care and coordinate their Covid-19 response.


Papers relating to our research.

Upcoming events

We regularly run healthcare-related events on campus.

CHI² Anniversary Event

11 Feb 2020 5.30pm Weston Studios, The Edge, University of Bath

To mark the fifth anniversary of the Centre for Healthcare Innovation and Improvement, we are holding an event to celebrate our successes and impacts.

About us

This multi-disciplinary centre brings together extensive expertise at the University of Bath in applied health research, including operational research, operations management, analytics, information systems, other quantitative and qualitative research methods and models, and experience from different industries.

Contact us

Contact us for more information, or to collaborate on a research or consultancy project.