How our research is improving lives and changing the world we live in.

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Latest research news from Bath.


Research news and press releases from Bath.

How to make fish shine

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Scientists from the University of Bath have helped to figure out why shoals of fish flash silver by studying how shiny silver cells are created in zebrafish.

Commentary and analysis

Articles written by our researchers on the news of the day.

Why social enterprise matters

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Dimo Dimov and Henrietta Sherwin discuss enterprises balancing economic, environmental and social goals, and the Bath research supporting social enterprises.

Get involved

Find out more about the opportunities to take part in research projects.

Take part in autism research

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We're looking for adults with and without autism to take part in our research to develop techniques to support those with autism to recall events in interviews.


Upcoming research events including public lectures and seminars by visiting academics.

Watch and listen

Expand your knowledge through our popular public lecture podcasts or watch short videos showcasing our research projects.

Loneliness in the Digital Age

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Find out about the ESRC-funded project, led by Professor Julie Barnett in our Department of Psychology working with partners around the UK.

Step into The Cubicle

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Watch a video about the collaborative initiative highlighting issues around body image in contemporary society.

Research activity, groups and facilities

Read the latest published papers from our academics and find out more about the research facilities we have and how you can use them.


Case studies that highlight the depth of our research impact on society.

Unearthing the voices of the mine

Our new feature film from Roy Maconachie and Simon Wharf explores the pathway of a diamond from mine to market, and asks the question, who really benefits?

The search for tomorrow's champions

A late start to puberty can mean talented athletes are overlooked. Our researcher is working with the Premier League to harness young players' true potential.

Research integrity and ethics

Our policies and procedures on how we carry out ethically responsible research.