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  • 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....

  • And it's goodbye from him

    After more than a decade, tomorrow is my last day working in the Digital team. The team's had different names, and I've had different roles, but my mission has always been the same: improve the University's online presence through applied...

  • The pursuit of Appyness

    We love apps. Apps can provide interactivity and features that web pages simply can't. They can tap in to your phone's hardware to use the camera, connect to your address book to help you remember birthdays or send push notifications when important...

  • 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...