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  • 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...

  • Macro of the Month: Task Report

    Introduction The Task List function in Confluence is useful in its basic form (as a 'tick box') but if it is used to its full extent (i.e. including a name and a deadline with each task) it can be used to...

  • Happy New Year - Event Reminder

    Happy New Year! This is just a brief reminder of an event coming up that could be of interest but I thought I would add a couple of useful tips to get you reading! The Assessment and Feedback Day is...

  • Macro of the Month: Attachments

    Introduction It is a straightforward matter to attach documents to a page on Confluence and then link them individually to items of text. However, in the case of a large number of attachments, many lists of attachments within a space,...

  • Building networks at the Engineering Placement Fair

    Alison Ukleja, Placements Manager, writes about our recent Engineering Placement Fair: In November we welcomed over 70 companies to campus for our Placement Fair. Our industrial partners got the opportunity to promote their businesses and talk with our students about...

  • Transportation in the low carbon age

    Professor Jamie Turner summarises his recent inaugural lecture on Transportation in the low carbon age: My inaugural lecture looked at the challenge of how society can offer freedom of transport while facing up to climate change. The stark facts In...