It's been another busy week at Digital Towers, here's what the team's been up to:
Things that went live
Justin, Paul and Chris launched the new Finance & Procurement section, while Tom and Iris released the first iteration of our new public lectures pages.
Liam spent this week reviewing the effectiveness of our new Professional Services landing ...more
I wrote the other day about the steady reductions in tax-payer funding from to the Higher Education Academy from the Higher Education Funding Council for England . One consequence of this is that when the funding stops entirely, so will the letters to HEA from Hefce telling it what its priorities might be: ...more
Dr Ed Keogh, a University of Bath researcher, was on the popular Channel 4 programme discussing his research into the gender differences around pain and coping strategies.
Dr Keogh demonstrated how men and women cope differently with pain through a series of tests, ending with the presenters, Dr Christian Jessen and Dr Dawn Harper, battling it ...more
Finished testing the fixes made to questions in response to 1st year feedback. I also managed to fix a few errors in the thermodynamics questions using the answer booklet. As this is probably my last session I've uploaded all my PHP files and XML files, and have also zipped my public_html folder and added it ...more
Five papers from the group will be presented at the World Congress on Biosensors 2014 in Melbourne, Australia, 27-30 May 2014:
• N Bhalla, M Di Lorenzo, G Pula, P Estrela: "Novel tools for protein phosphorylation analysis based on proton release detection" (Oral)
• N Formisano, P Jolly, M Cromhout, S Flanagan, R Fogel, JL Limson, P ...more
We still have an opening here at University of Bath for a Systems Developer in HPC. Please circulate to those it may be of interest to.
The details of the position can be found with the link below, closing date for applications is 30th ...more
As the External Affairs Director of the University of Bath's Hong Kong Alumni Chapter, I have always been actively involved with maximizing the exposure of the University through alumni activities in Hong Kong, enabling various opportunities to closely collaborate with the British Council. Over a year ago, I represented University of Bath in auctioning my ...more
On 1–6 December 2013, DTC student Lee Burton attended the Materials Research Society fall meeting in Boston, USA. He describes the experience for us in this blog post.
As a PhD student I was honoured to be chosen to speak at the largest materials research conference of the calendar year in Boston, USA.
The fall meeting of ...more
Apologies in advance for the long post - it has been a very busy few days.
The week started with a pretty normal few days at work. I have really settled down now and have started to learn some really interesting concepts and techniques. On Wednesday evening a few of the guys came out for a ...more
I am now in my last few weeks at L'Oréal. Time has flown by and I cannot believe my internship is coming to an end. Although I haven't been with the company for long, I have learnt more than I could ever imagine.
My role really taught me time management skills, and despite already being an ...more
Welcome to the March edition of the University of Bath agent newsletter. We are delighted to tell you that applications for 2014/15 accommodation will open on 8 April 2014. We also have more information about the new accommodation opening on campus in time for 2014 entry called the Quads and updates from our International Foundation Year, and Masters ...more
The PSA, BPSA and Royal Pharmaceutical Society Local Practice Forum have organised a light hearted evening of humour and anecdote with Mr Dispenser, author of "Pills, Thrills and Methadone Spills" on Friday 4th April at 19.30 in 5W 2.3. Over the last couple of years Mr Dispenser has developed a massive online following and is ...more
Let and be vector spaces (over ) related by a bilinear pairing , which may be degenerate, even trivial. Taking annihilators gives a `functor' between their lattices of subspaces \ There is also a second functor with the same name . These functors have two important ...more
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Following a ...more
MOOCs are currently a topical subject at the University, and in this post we'll explore what a MOOC is, how we're exploring the use of them at Bath, and generally what all the fuss is about.
MOOCs have been around for a couple of years now, and many people have tried one out. (Some of them ...more
We recently piloted an audience feedback system called Socrative which uses students' own mobile devices instead of clickers. As an observer, at the back of the room, I watched as Hannah Family stopped the lecture about half-way for a few minutes to pose 4 questions to the audience. The students responded on their phone or ...more
Tuesday 29 April 2014
The University will be hosting a national conference on 'Flipping' the classroom in higher education. This will be an opportunity for colleagues at Bath to share their experiences of Flipping with others from around the UK. A keynote presentation will be given by Dr Julie Wintrup, Principal Teaching Fellow, University of Southampton.
It appears that there is a rumps in the Quantum world. At a major scientific conference (15th ICQC: conference website) the first round of invited speakers, chairs and honorary chairs were all men. Three leading women academics in the field decided to boycott the event. The conference organisers have responded and amended their list. See ...more