R&D

  • Growing IAAPS Profile in Europe

    Earlier this month, Professor Gary Hawley (Dean of the faculty of Engineering and Design) and I led a delegation to Brussels. The purpose of the visit was to explore collaboration opportunities for IAAPS with policy makers, automotive associations and manufacturers...

  • University-industry relationships key to developing future generations of engineers

    The UK government announced 2018 to be the Year of Engineering, a campaign to celebrate the world of engineering while inspiring the next generation of engineers. Celebrations aside, the UK engineering sector is facing a significant skills shortage, with an estimated...

  • Pace accelerates on development of IAAPS

    Since joining the University of Bath as Programme Director of the Institute for Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems in January 2018, it’s been an exciting time working with the team at Bath to move the project forward from the successful fundraising...

  • Calculating the economic benefits of investment

    You’d be forgiven for having missed it in recent weeks, but there’s a rare bit of political consensus brewing around the term “shovel-ready” projects and their renewed importance in stimulating the economy in these choppy, uncharted political waters. Our proposal...

  • Don’t be left behind on automotive R&D

    With a new car rolling off the production line every 20 seconds and an export market that’s worth nearly £35 billion, there can be no denying that UK automotive in 2016 is in a strong position. But that doesn’t mean...

  • In partnership with industry for a global vehicle research facility

    When you align research conducted by some of the world’s best engineers with specific industrial challenges you create a truly powerful force for generating impact. It’s the approach we’ve taken here at the University of Bath and it’s the principle...