Congratulations to the first graduates from the IPR and Department of Social and Policy Sciences MSc in Public Policy.
Institute for Policy Research
A leading public policy research institute, based at the University of Bath.
Catch up and watch the online launch of 'The death of human capital?' - the latest book from Professors Hugh Lauder, Phillip Brown and Sin Yi Cheung.
We’re proud to be part of the COP26 Universities Network, helping to deliver ambitious outcomes on climate change at the UN Climate Summit in Glasgow next year.
We aim to further the public good through research into issues of significant relevance to policy debate and decision-making.
We offer postgraduate courses, a Policy Fellowship Programme for senior policymakers and practitioners, and an International Visiting Fellows scheme.
Bath academics can apply to spend a semester at the IPR to work on an interdisciplinary research project with substantial policy and public engagement.
Dr Charlie Larkin, Dr Iulia Cioroianu and Professor Shaen Corbet investigate the reputational contagion of the Boeing 737-MAX disasters on airlines.
IPR Visiting Fellow Steve Webb discusses inheritance and the benefits of 'giving while living' for The Times.
Professor Nick Pearce writes for the Financial Times, reviewing Edmund Fawcett's panoramic new history of conservatism.
Watch all of our previous lectures online and keep up-to-date with our events via our new YouTube channel.
Bath students Grace Igweta and Willy Nyeko both work for the WFP and are currently studying on our Professional Doctorate in Policy Research and Practice.
Hosted by the IPR and Department of Economics, a new series of webinars will explore healthy policy and the economic impact of COVID-19.
Michael Woolcock joins us to discuss 'Poverty and Shared Prosperity 2020: Reversals of Fortune', the latest report from The World Bank.
Join our panel of water experts who will discuss the current state of UK rivers, and the challenges and choices we face to protect and improve our rivers.