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  • Safeguarding the UK’s Water, Energy and Food Resources

    EPSRC is investing £4.5 million to safeguard the UK’s water, energy and food security. With the world’s population due to grow to eight billion by 2030, humanity is facing a crisis with predictions of increasing demand and shortages of water,...

  • Funding secured to develop next generation membranes

    Researchers from our University have been awarded a £1m Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) grant to research and develop the next generation of long lasting ‘immortal membranes’ that will be able to separate water from problematic particles such...

  • How Bath research could reduce water scarcity in Middle East

    A Jordanian PhD student has come to Bath to investigate how our algae research could help clean wastewater in her country. As one of the most water-poor countries in the world, Jordan’s current water resources fall significantly below the global...

  • New Chair appointed to lead Bath water research

    The University of Bath has appointed Professor Jan Hofman to lead its new Water Innovation & Research Centre: WIRC@Bath. A chemical engineer with 25 years of experience working in the water sector, Professor Hofman joins the University in March 2015...

  • Climate change is talking

    Here at Bath our water research is truely multidisplinary. In today’s blog we explore how underwater listening technologies can be used to track the changes in icebergs as they melt. What happens to a glacier when no one is around?...

  • Researchers to use algae to clean up mine water

    We can announce today that our researchers are part of a ground breaking GW4 research project that aims to clean up water from a Cornish tin mine, using algae to harvest the precious heavy metals and produce biofuel at the...

  • New Water Innovation and Research Centre Approved

    The Board of Studies of the Faculty of Engineering & Design has approved the establishment of a Water Innovation and Research Centre at the University: WIRC @ Bath. The new Centre will provide a unique environment in which research into...

  • The a-maze-ing Leidenfrost Maze

    While this isn’t strictly a blog about our water research, it does (loosely) involve water so we couldn’t resist sharing it with you! Our colleagues in the Department of Physics here at Bath have been making international headlines with their...

  • Electric bugs used to detect water pollution

    In a new report out today, a team of researchers from our Department of Chemical Engineering have developed a low-cost device that could be used in developing countries to monitor the quality of drinking water in real time without costly...

  • An interview with Colin Skellett

    Colin Skellett is Chief Executive of Wessex Water and Chairman of the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP). Today our Research and Innovation Services team talk to Colin about enterprise in the South West. Read the full interview here: http://www.bath.ac.uk/ris/news/newsarchive/2013/colin-skellett.html