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  • Early review of research ethics content performance

    In October, I worked on improving the information we provide about research integrity and ethics. To deliver the new section, I worked with subject matter experts in the Vice-Chancellor's Office and the Office of the University Secretary. When we started,...

  • Shiny new Research

    This week, we went live with the new Research Collection. It’s not an insignificant milestone - it’s the first top level section we’ve launched in our content transition project. The new Collection introduces many improvements. Showcasing a wider range of...

  • Exploring new ways of writing about our research

    One of the most common content types we currently use for our research content is a press release. Or a news item, which is what we call them after slightly repurposing them for the website. In the past three months,...

  • Worldwide: the journey so far

    Shipping the third edition Before the Christmas holiday, we launched the latest edition of Worldwide: the end-of-year review. It was the time of the year to look in the rearview mirror and celebrate what Bath has achieved throughout 2016. The...

  • The neverstarting story

    Do you ever have a piece of work that never quite makes it to the top of the to-do list? Something that needs doing but is not really crucial enough to be prioritised that highly. It lingers in the background,...

  • Progressive enhancement and team memberships

    We recently shipped some changes to how we order team members in our Team Profile content type. These improvements came in several stages, each building on the last, so this seemed like a good opportunity to talk about progressive enhancement. What...

  • The brief history of the content transition board

    We recently returned to a content sprint that was started a year ago. Digging up the old Trello board made us feel a bit nostalgic and quite pleased with ourselves - we’d come a long way since then. When we...

  • Rio Olympics and Brazil takeover of Worldwide and its performance

    In May 2016, we launched the very first edition of Worldwide – the South Africa takeover. A few months later, we launched its second edition to focus on the Rio Olympics and Brazil. The goal of this takeover was to...

  • New induction pages improve user experience

    We’re working with colleagues across the University to make things better for our students online and to make it easier for staff to support students. It’s been just over a month since we launched three new induction collections to help...