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  • Macro of the month: User profile

    Introduction The User Profile function in Confluence is an easy way to display contact details. User Profile is a macro that displays the latest profile details of a named user. It can be used to help visitors to the wiki...

  • Why I (mostly) like using the new CMS

    I've had a long hiatus from using the new CMS, but with our Faculty pages finally live, it feels like things are moving again and I've been reacquainting myself with the new system. I'm reminded every time I log into...

  • Macro of the month: Contributors/Contributors Summary

    Introduction The Contributors/Contributors Summary function in Confluence is useful in just about every wiki space where there are multiple authors and editors; it both informs visitors about who is working on a space and also acknowledges those contributors. Contributors/Contributors Summary is a...

  • The need to move towards a more sustainable society

    Dr Caroline McFarlane from the Department of Chemical Engineering writes about why she worked to develop our new MSc in Sustainable Chemical Engineering Hello, my name is Dr Caroline McFarlane and I’m the Director of Studies for the MSc in...

  • TEL Survey - results and action plan

    During the summer/autumn of 2016 we asked academic staff in the Faculty to complete our Technology Enhanced Learning survey. The survey aims to inform our planning so we can better support teaching staff. In discussion with the Associate Dean for...

  • The Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for beginners ….

    Back in December Selina (Jobson) and I thought we’d try and get to grips with the latest educational acronym  ‘TEF‘ and find out what on earth its all about.  Spoiler alert – there are a quite a few acronyms coming...

  • Lost in transition

    Do you remember what you were doing on October 27 2016? I do. It was the day we launched our new Faculty of Engineering & Design web pages. This made us the first of the four faculties/school to publish its...

  • Introduction to wiki (again)

      Wiki, wiki, wiki... We've all heard about it. Our Faculty's internal web pages. But why should we use it? Basically it has all the information you need... About everything else. Imagine this. You need to know what the new...

  • Celebration day - 15th December 2016

    The Faculty Professional Services team held a Celebrating Excellence event in December which aimed to reward and recognise everyone’s amazing achievements over the past year. As part of this, the team were given opportunity to nominate and vote for colleagues...

  • An Apple a Day...

    I recently took part in an experiment here at Bath University for the BBC Two show, Trust Me I’m a Doctor, presented by Michael Mosley, Chris van Tulleken, Saleyha Ahsan and surgeon Gabriel Weston. Taking part in a television show...