Researching at Bath

Our research portfolio of grants and contracts is worth around £100 million and makes a real impact on a world scale. The 2008 Research Assessment Exercise affirmed Bath's position as one of the top research universities in the UK.

Our people are fundamental to our continuing success and we are proud to have created a dynamic and collaborative research environment that enables our staff to fulfil their research potential.



Our academic excellence is demonstrated amongst over 18,000 research publications by Bath authors within the OPUS Online Publications Store. Over 60 research centres and groups across the University provide a focus for inter-disciplinary research, with Graduate Schools in each Faculty and four Doctoral Training Centres.

Our Faculties and School each have an Associate Dean for Research to ensure that resources and support are available to our researchers.  Research activity is supported by our Research and Development Support Office which provides information about funding opportunities, pre and post-award management, and research information management. Bath Ventures provides support for commercialisation and links with business. The Researcher Development Unit offer a dynamic programme of research skills training and development, specifically tailored to research staff.

Our commitment is to continually invest in academic excellence and maximises the application and impact of our research. You can get a fuller picture of the strength and diversity of our research http://www.bath.ac.uk/research/features/index.html