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University of Bath


  • Addiction and Mental Health Group (AIM)

    We aim to reduce the impact of addiction and mental ill-health on individuals and communities. Our research informs the public, policy and clinical practice.

  • Analysis

    We study the notion of limit, and the infinite and the infinitesimal.

  • Astrophysics

    We study exploding stars, growing galaxies and feeding black holes in an expanding Universe.

  • Cancer Research at Bath

    Our mission is to improve cancer patient outcomes by fostering links between Bath’s scientists and clinicians.

  • Child Mental Health and Development

    We examine key questions relating to mental health, wellbeing and development in children and young people, including a focus on intervention research.

  • Crossmodal Cognition Lab

    We are interested in how we use our brains to perceive the world around us. Our focus is multisensory perception and cognition.

  • Digital Lives

    Our research group investigates how and why people and groups interact with digital technology and the psychological impact it has on their lives.

  • Econometrics

    We focus on time series and panel data econometrics for the analysis of macroeconomic and financial data.

  • Fluid Dynamics Research Unit

    Our research in fluid dynamics covers internal and external flows, aircraft, micro air vehicles, acoustics, blood flow, porous materials and wind turbines.

  • Gender and Sexuality

    We seek to understand and challenge gender inequality around the world and contest the ongoing subordination of gender and sexual minorities.

  • Governance of Institutions and Systems

    A Research Theme dedicated to the understanding of the nature and evolution of political, market and social institutions and their role on economic welfare.

  • Innovation and Productivity

    A Research Theme dedicated to the study of the drivers of innovation and how innovation translates into productivity in the economy.

  • Learning, Pedagogy and Diversity

    Our research explores learning, pedagogy, curricula and knowledge development and how education can enhance social justice and contest social inequalities.

  • Nanoscience

    We research how quantum mechanical and thermodynamic properties of molecules, nanostructures, multilayers and glassy materials can be modified.

  • Neuroscience network

    An interdisciplinary group from psychology, biology and biochemistry, pharmacy and pharmacology, physics and computer science and local hospital research teams.

  • Politics of Culture and Memory

    Our research focuses on different forms of identity, cultural difference and expression in order to understand what makes a fair society and how to build one.

  • Social and Cultural Cognition (SCC)

    Our research covers various areas in social psychology to understand social and cultural cognition and its underpinnings at both individual and societal levels.

  • Social Determinants of Health

    A Research Theme exploring the wider drivers of health, wellbeing and behaviour. We study economic resources, education, the environment and social networks.

  • Statistics

    We specialise in environmental and epidemiological statistics, sequential clinical trials, Bayesian statistics, smoothing and functional data analysis.

  • Sustainable Living

    A Research Theme that helps to encourage people and societies to move towards lifestyles that have lower adverse impacts on the environment.

  • Tobacco Control Research Group

    Our multidisciplinary, international research group examines how companies influence health and policy; and evaluates and provides evidence for policy change.