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  • A Doctoral Perspective on Be Well Week

    A Doctoral Perspective on Be Well Week This week (18th-22nd March) is Be Well Week. The University-wide scheme breaks down wellbeing into five key areas: Be Active, Be Mindful, Be Healthy, Be Connected, and Be You. The scheme is designed...

  • Jenna's reflections on homesickness

    As Spring is nearing, I have begun to feel the tinges of homesickness. I long for the Cherry blossoms blooming and the walks down to lake Washington in the sunshine. As an international student I have experienced my share of...

  • Chinese New Year

    Hi there, Happy to see you again. I hope everyone is warm and safe with the snow. The new semester is beginning. Although the weather is quite cold, it seems the snow brought us a brand new start. I want...

  • 5 reasons to take a PhD Placement

    Before Christmas I was lucky enough to complete a placement at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany as part of my PhD. Beyond the chance to test glühwein in multiple Bavarian Christmas markets, it was a great opportunity for...

  • Winter Quiz answers and Zehan's Christmas message

    Hi all, It’s about that time of the year! We see beautiful decorations everywhere and shining lights on the street. With Christmas coming soon, we are about to wave goodbye to 2018 and say hello to 2019. We can use...

  • Hola from Mexico

    I’ve decided to do this week’s blog about a research project I’m currently assisting with and to raise awareness of the career-enhancing (and fun) opportunities you can get involved with at Bath outside of your main PhD studies. The project...

  • Happy American Thanksgiving Everyone

    The fourth Thursday in November means that most Americans will be sitting down to a very large meal with their family and friends. If you have any Americans in your office or department make sure to wish them a happy...

  • University campus buildings - avoiding the hill

    Having a University campus atop a hill can present a few challenges for the daily commute. With the constant road-user battle, even the committed pedestrian can have a long wait to cross once at the top. Between road works, new...

  • Fireworks Night

    Hi! Autumn has arrived, the clocks have gone back, and the days are shortening. Although the colder weather and dark evenings can make a PhD feel less enjoyable than usual, autumn brings with it some of my favourite festivals of...

  • Looking after yourself

    Hi Time is ticking by, the clocks go forward Saturday night/Sunday morning, and our journeys to and from work may mostly occur in dusky light. At this time of year, I'm minded to think about self care - literally looking...