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  • SetSquared and our remarkable women founders

    So, SetSquared has again been identified as the world's leading University Business Incubator! This outcome is the result of a rigorous analysis of metrics from over 1500 incubators in 78 countries, and to have this recognition for a third time...

  • Developing your career as a member of Research Staff

    Our University is committed to conducting internationally-leading research of global significance and to being a centre of excellence for the development of postgraduate, postdoctoral and early career researchers. Our research strategy articulates our intention to grow research power through our...

  • The changing external environment for research

    It's an exceptionally interesting moment to be thinking about the future of research at our University. There is a lot of preparation remaining to be done for REF, but not much research. The vast majority of the research that we...

  • Ethical implications of internally-funded research

    You will know that our research has ethical implications. These may range from the very direct and specific requirements of doing research with human subjects, to working with disadvantaged communities, or animals, or in different cultural environments, to the uses...

  • REF 2021 preparations

    I believe that REF 2021 presents a great opportunity for the University of Bath to showcase the world leading impactful research conducted here. The quality of the research contribution of our staff is acknowledged and valued by the University and...

  • The Importance of Research Integrity and Research Ethics

    There are tasks that need to be done on an annual basis, some of which we like more than others. As we reach the final stages of approval for our annual statement on research integrity which has recently been considered...

  • UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships

    Our intention is to grow our research power. That is a challenge under the current testing circumstances, at a time of major change of Higher Education in the UK and with numerous uncertainties over the coming years. However, our intention...