Research with Impact at Bath University


Research with Impact

Our research is helping to change the world for the better. We work in partnership to help create a healthier, more sustainable and connected future for us all.


Our research is leading to low-carbon living. We are exploring how we travel, build, manufacture, heat and eat more sustainably, bringing together innovative technological solutions with insight into human behaviour, policy and society.

Discover more about our research into:

  • Using sound waves to monitor how climate change is affecting our oceans
  • Applying our knowledge of how natural history shaped the world to inspire a better future
  • Leading the way in next generation propulsion technology
  • Powering up the UK’s energy transition
  • Growing cultured meat for sustainable and ethical nutrition


Our research is leading to positive digital futures. We are seeking to understand the effects of our digital world on people, as well as creating innovative technologies. From developing ways to predict the future of the climate, improving the efficiency of supply chain technology, to helping keep people protected online. Our research helps make the world safer, smarter, more productive and more connected. And that’s research with impact.

Discover more about our research into:

  • Security and the interaction between human behaviour and technology
  • Tackling the global supply chain crisis

Health & Wellbeing

Our research leads to improved health and wellbeing. We explore structures that damage our health and wellbeing, create technologies that monitor health and tackle disease, help sportspeople reduce injury and improve performance, and support systems to deliver better healthcare.

Discover more about our research into:

  • Tracking the health of the nation through wastewater
  • Creating a new way of storing and transporting vaccines without refrigeration
  • Informing health policy around the world to reduce smoking and save lives
  • Developing the world’s first portable device that detects synthetic drugs

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