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  • Two-year degrees

    If you “Google” two-year degrees in the UK you will see a cyclic pattern when the idea keeps being floated in the UK. The idea is driven by the cost of the degree and the fact Universities “sit” idle over...

  • Staff and students running the Bath Half!

    Of the 50 staff and 50 students taking part in the Bath Half Marathon on 12 March, as part of Team 50, 28 are from the Faculty of Science, with every department represented. All runners have a fundraising target of...

  • Hidden Figures

    The US film “Hidden Figures” is due to have its release in the UK on Friday (17th Feb). There was a fascinating discussion on BBC R4 Front Row programme this week describing the true life events that inspired the film....

  • The University of Bath in London

      The University formally launched its offices in London on Friday (3rd February). It creates a clear and firm footprint in the capital. The primary aim was focussed on the Institute of Policy Research, so it could be nearer to...

  • Research Funding

      So as the Nurse review recommendations are implemented and the outcomes of the autumn statements from Chancellors’ past and present come to fruition, the research funding scenario is evolving. Throw in to that mix what will happen with the...

  • Death of the Expert

    With the Brexit result and the aftermath  plus the election of Trump there is much comment about the death of the expert. The context of this is usually around economists or political scientists. But how immune are scientists? A recent...

  • Academic Promotion

    One of the advantages of being an academic is that there are very clear career structures that allow promotion as your teaching and research profile grows and you take on more responsibilities. The process can be daunting experience (as well...