Our centres, units and network carry out research based around five core themes.
Faculty of Engineering & Design Research
We conduct high-quality research to advance engineering and solve the environmental, social and industrial challenges our world faces.
Opening in 2021, our specialist hub supports collaborative research with the automotive industry to develop future generations of ultra-low emissions vehicles.
We provide access and training on specialist equipment for micro-scale and nano-scale fabrication for University of Bath researchers and external organisations.
A moving chamber equipped with virtual reality projection will aid study of people’s reactions to different buildings, including swaying skyscrapers and bridges
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.
PhD student, Russell Arnott is researching phytoplankton in turbulent environments. He tells us about his work and the importance of understanding our oceans.
After 12 years at the University of Bath, Jan Gosiewski is moving on to pursue a career in biomedical engineering
Architecture PhD student, Caroline Hughes talks about her experiences of engaging the public with her research.