New initiative

  • MSc student induction: improving the experience

    Our previous MSc induction events had taken the form of a one morning introduction to the Faculty with lunch, followed by a team building exercise during the afternoon. This year we decided to increase the number of presentations and include...

  • Effective staff induction

    We are working on a new Faculty staff induction to complement the activities that happen at a departmental and University level. As part of this project we interviewed new staff about their experiences joining the University. We also asked some...

  • New Head of Department for ACE

    Professor Pete Walker, outgoing Head of Department, looks back at his time in the role: The past three years have literally flown by. When I joined the University of Bath in 1998 I did not anticipate that one day I...

  • A shared MSA mission

    The Faculty Professional Services are vital to the academic and student success we achieve. Without the dedicated team, who are enthusiastic, supportive and creative, many successes would not have been achieved.  We are in extremely exciting times with Postgraduate developments...

  • Introducing our Faculty Staff Wiki space

    As part of the CMS transition, our Faculty’s internal web pages have migrated to the University’s Wiki (called Confluence). Our new Faculty of Engineering & Design Staff Wiki space means: Faculty staff information is contained in one place teams can...

  • Have we met yet?

    Have we met yet? We've been introducing ourselves through meetings and events (such as the Faculty TEL event), but if we've not yet had the chance to speak with you, here's a reminder of who we are and what we...

  • Staying informed with internal comms

    Everyone’s different when it comes to how they like to receive information and in what format, so we’ve introduced new ways for you to keep up to date with what's going on in the Faculty. Sign up to our quarterly...

  • Faculty of Engineering & Design Technology Enhanced Learning: event write up

    Last week saw the first Faculty of Engineering & Design Technology Enhanced Learning event. The event followed on from on from last semester’s LITEbox Technology Panel Debate chaired by Peter Lambert. Jos Darling (Mechanical Engineering), Marcelle McManus (Mechanical Engineering), Mirella...

  • Faculty Technology Enhanced Learning event – 3rd March 11.15-12.05

    Following on from last semester’s LITEbox Technology Panel Debate chaired by Peter Lambert, we are hosting an event focussing on learning technologies within the Faculty. Faculty of Engineering & Design academics are warmly invited to a presentation and discussion event...

  • Getting started on the Wiki

    We are undertaking a Content Management System (CMS) transition project that involves migrating content from our current website to a new system. Our Faculty's internal webpages (at www.bath.ac.uk/engineering/staff.bho/) will not be part of this transition. Instead, we are migrating this...