Public engagement

  • Video: 3 Minute Thesis competition runner-up Michael Joyes

    On Tuesday 5 June, eight doctoral students including CSCT student Michael Joyes competed against the clock in the University's Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Final. Michael was announced runner-up in the competition. Hear about his experience in this video.   

  • STEM4Britain at the Houses of Parliament

    Back in March, second year PhD student Bethan Charles travelled to the Houses of Parliament to attend STEM for Britain Annual poster competition, which supports and promotes Britain's early-career research scientists and engineers. As politics is a game, she made a...

  • Bath Taps Into Science 2018

    At 9:30 on Friday morning, a quarter hour before the doors opened, there were already a crowd of excited children queueing outside. Nervous at the prospect of being ambushed by 1500 kids, we put the finishing touches on our ocean...

  • 12 Resolutions for a More Sustainable 2018

    Many of us want to live more sustainable lives but find sustainability overwhelming. The good news is you don't have to become a completely self-sufficient off-the-grid hermit to be more sustainable in 2018. We have put together 12 monthly resolutions...

  • #PhDlimerick

    If you haven't seen already, we may have started a new social media trend where PhD students and academics across the globe are feeling poetic describing their research in a limerick! See #PhDlimerick on twitter. We’d love to see your...

  • Italian Women Inventors and Innovators Prize

    We speak to Isabella Poli, an MSCA-FIRE fellow at the CSCT who was selected as a finalist in the ITWIIN 2017 competition. She received an honourable mention for the sustainability aspect of her innovation. What is ITWIIN? How did you come across...

  • Rocky Road to 3MT UK final

    The following blog is written by final year student Kasia Smug I had the great pleasure of taking part in the 3MT UK final. What is 3MT? Well, 3MT, also known as 3 Minute Thesis, is a competition for doctoral...

  • Volunteering at The Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2017

    The Royal Society, or rather, the President, Council and Fellows of the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, to use to the full name, was established in 1660. In the early days of the Royal Society, membership was...

  • Our 'Island of Sustainability' at Festival of Nature 2017

    On 10 and 11 June, our first year students took their ‘Island of Sustainability’ exhibition to the Festival of Nature 2017, where they ran activities to answer questions such as: “Can fruit waste make plastic?” and “How do you clean water?” Watch this...

  • Explaining my PhD to a six-year-old

    The Festival of Nature will be hosting the Bristol Free Fun Family Weekend at Bristol Harbourside on the 10 and 11 June. A group of 19 PhD students from the Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies, University of Bath have been...