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  • 2 Months in Montreal. Henry Lee is doing his Research project in Canada.

    When life presents an amazing opportunity, you should strongly consider taking it! I chose to do my research project in Montreal because of the city; it has been voted as the best city for students in the world and it's...

  • Why Become a Structural Engineer?

    Author: Matt Church - Last summer, I volunteered to put myself into the limelight and assist the Institution of Structural Engineers by being filmed and interviewed to spread the word of structural engineering to pre-higher education students. When I was in...

  • The tracking system: launching a High Altitude Balloon

    Author: Jacob Smith - Welcome back to my blog about launching a High Altitude Balloon. A lot more research and waiting for deliveries later I had the parts and could start making my tracking system. In this post I will...

  • Bath Architecture Annual 2017

    Read the latest student-produced Bath Architecture Annual showcasing student work from our BSc and MArch architecture courses:   View the annual on ISSUU. Contents Foreword - page 10 BSc Architecture First Year - page 14 Second Year - page 18 Third Year...

  • A positive response

    When someone sets out an aspiration to be a positive man in 2018, they deserve a positive response. This reply is a personal perspective, reflecting on my own experiences in Engineering and Universities, to recognise progress and suggest ways we...

  • How to be a positive man in 2018

    Gender inequality is a problem in many parts of our society including universities and the engineering sector. What are some simple, practical ways in which men can make a positive contribution? Before looking to the rosy future, it’s fair to...

  • Keeping watch

    Author: Fiona Gleed This blog has previously been published at SARAID-CRT As a student at the University of Bath, the river is a very visible feature - especially so for a mature postgraduate commuting in to research flood resilience. With...

  • Top tips on pitching your electrical engineering project to industry

    Every year students from the Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering pitch their group design and business projects to members of our Industrial Advisory Board at a Dragons' Den style event. Caroline and James from the winning 2017 team share...

  • Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose

    Author: Fiona Gleed This blog has previously been published in Public Engagement at Bath Five years ago, I did something crazy... A colleague in the Civil Engineering cluster at UWE had been approached by Dr. Helen Featherstone, then with the...