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  • Me first big ship

    Ahoy there! Me name is Tegan and I be Digital’s fresh meat. I joined on the first o' December last year. I’m not long graduated from university, with twenty months in industry, tamin’ the wild seas of the web. I’m...

  • 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,...

  • Adding a state machine to a Rails application

    We recently implemented a state machine in the Content Publisher. While this isn't a change many people will notice, it does lay the foundation for further improvements which we hope will benefit our users. This work also contributed to my ongoing...

  • 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...

  • One Hour Upgrade - January 2017 edition

    The first One Hour Upgrade of 2017 was a compact but busy event with a number of interesting proposals put forward for consideration. In total, there were 16 new stories added to the backlog by 7 participants. Of those, 8...

  • 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...

  • To infinity and beyond: my first 2 weeks in Digital

    As Christmas day fast approaches and the sound of tapping keyboards becomes a distant memory, I'm given time to reflect on my first few weeks in the digital team and what I've learnt so far. About Me My role within...

  • 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,...

  • One Hour Upgrade - December 2016 edition

    The inaugural monthly edition of One Hour Upgrade was a quieter affair than usual as the Digital team was ravaged with Christmas plague. Thankfully our numbers were bolstered by a couple of One Hour Upgrade neophytes eager to get involved....