Bath-based internet pioneer awarded prestigious IET medal

10thOct 2012

A leading Bath-based software entrepreneur who has innovated the computer networking industry for over 25 years has been awarded a prestigious Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) achievement award, recognising his acclaimed contribution to the sector.

Snake venom could be used to design new heart disease drugs

10thOct 2012

Research led by the University of Bath has identified two possible new routes for developing novel drugs for high blood pressure and heart disease.

Employers play an important role in changing retirement behaviour

8thOct 2012

Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) funded research at the University of Bath has highlighted the key role played by employers in influencing people's decisions over retirement and extending working life.

Whether through choice, diminished health, or in response to employer policies, a significant proportion of people leave the labour market early.  The DWP is committed to encouraging people to work for longer and save for later life.