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Researching at Bath

The University of Bath provides an environment that promotes scientific excellence at all levels and maximises the application and impact of our research. 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 show how we have created a dynamic and collaborative research environment that enables our staff to fulfil their research potential.

Below, Professor Marcelle McManus shares her inspiring journey since she joined the University

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. 

Our Research and Development Support Office provides information about funding opportunities, pre and post-award management, and research information management.

Our commercialisation initiatives are facilitiated by Bath Ventures who are able to assist in developing links with business.

Our Researcher Development Unit offers 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 and we invite you to discover more about the strength and diversity of our research.