Staff experiences

  • Marketing Placement in Engineering & Design

    Author: Damla Gulerhan - I started my placement last September in the Faculty of Engineering & Design as a Marketing Assistant, on our very own University of Bath campus! Most of you might be wondering why I chose to do...

  • International Women in Engineering Day

    Author: Anna Young, Photo credits: Hamideh Khanbareh People sometimes ask me why I think we should bother about encouraging more women into engineering. I think the answer is simple: we need more engineers¹, and we need people with a wide...

  • MSc Robotics & Autonomous Systems Robot Challenge

    Author: Dr Rob Wortham - Back in December, our MSc students studying Robotics Software competed in the first MSc Robot Challenge. On the face of it, the challenge was very simple: Drive a small wheeled ‘ROSbot’ robot from one end...

  • A year in the life of a Technical Manager

    I’ve been working at the University for over 6 years, and just over a year ago I started in a new role as Technical Manager in the Faculty of Engineering and Design following the retirement of Graham Mott. When I...

  • Euromembrane 2018

    Early July, Prof. Davide Mattia and his research group, Serena Casanova, Abouther Al-Shimmery, Dr. Jing Ji and Dr. Saeed Mazinani, attended Euromembrane 2018 conference in Valencia, Spain. Euromembrane, organised by the European Membrane Society (EMS), is one of the most...

  • Working in partnership with students - CAN 2018

    The Change Agents’ Network is a network of staff and students who work ‘in partnership to support curriculum enhancement and innovation’. It is supported by Jisc. This year’s annual conference took place in Winchester. The theme was ‘Partnerships in an...

  • My experience of the Joint Equality Forum

    A couple of weeks ago on the 21st March, the Equality and Diversity team held an annual Joint Equality Forum along with members of Bath Spa University. I went along with a few colleagues to see what all the hype...

  • Staff Induction: Support for Managers Moodle course and my experience of user testing

    What’s the idea and who is this Moodle page for? Back in 2017 while working on the Staff Induction Moodle course, it was found that there was a LOT of variation when it came to how inductions were carried out across...

  • Studying alongside work

    This time last year, I was just about to start studying with a rival university I can't possibly mention...  Oh ok, go on then!  I was about to start a 30 credit unit in Website Technologies with the Open University. ...

  • Seven Questions with Iain Forster-Smith

    Recently I chatted to Iain Forster-Smith about his experience as Director of Administration in the Faculty of Engineering and Design.  I asked Iain to describe his role in one sentence and his response was: "making sure we are providing the...