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 to find up to date contact details for key individuals, should they require them.
User Profile has one ...more
This blog entry is a part of the Graduate Fair Blog Series introducing sectors and industries which will be present at the University of Bath Graduate Fair, Tuesday 25th April. Please go here for more information about the fair and the employers present.
World Social Work Day was on Tuesday 21st March. Twitter was full of ...more
ICYMI acronyms and initialisms are everywhere. Yes, I'm inviting comments to help me learn a few more that I could have included - and why not! Sharing knowledge and information is a critical part of our community.
This is my first blog post at the University of Bath: I started in January 2017 and I've been ...more
Marsha Wood is Research Assistant at the IPR. This post draws, in part, on her work on children in care, which was also recently published in Sage's journal Adoption & Fostering
There are around 70,000 children and young people in care in England, mainly because of abuse and neglect. The impact of maltreatment can be long ...more
News came the other day of a day-long workshop for WEEC participants on the question of what environmental education is, should be, and either might or must become. Such a "is, should be, and either might or must become" confection can only have been dreamt up by a committee tired of arguing. The blurb continues:
Drawing on local to international perspectives, ...more
The British Prime Minister, Theresa May, was right to assert – in the aftermath of the pointless terror attack in London yesterday – that we should now carry on ‘as normal’. There are always two elements to such incidents – the events themselves, which are tragic enough for all concerned, but then also how we, ...more
by Tamás Székely
Motherhood is full of challenges. Mums need to look after not only themselves but also their offspring: mothers make sure the young have good food, healthy and develop well, and they need to shelter the young from harsh environment, nasty neighbours and hungry predators. In addition, mums need to keep a watchful eye ...more
Dr Zoe Lee asks how a strong brand identity can help charities who increasingly must satisfy both social and environmental goals and fundraising needs.
Recently I asked my postgraduate students if they knew about Earth Hour. Most of them nodded proudly and smiled. But when I asked if they knew who organised it, not many identified ...more
Poetry isn't about the words, its about the spaces between the words. This was an observation by my wife. It reflects the power of silence - either creating spaces to think or to allow others to contribute.
Ernest Hemingway is reputed to have once written a story in six words. "For Sale: baby shoes, never worn". ...more
Author: Nicola Morris
When I first applied to study at Bath I knew I wanted to do my research project abroad, it’s a rare opportunity for engineers that I knew I had to take! I originally wanted to go to Toulouse because the projects sounded perfect, but I also managed to secure a place at the ...more
For those not confident with, or with no experience of video production, and without access to video software and skills, this guide provides a simple method and workflow, using some of Powerpoint’s lesser known audio and video features. The guide has been used by some 100 pharmacy students to create videos for assessed coursework as part ...more
The LITEbox team is delighted to invite you to the final workshop in a series of exciting workshops showcasing good practice of using technology to facilitate public engagement within teaching at the University of Bath. You can register now for this final workshop entitled "Developing Engaged Curricula: At Bath and Beyond." This will be held on Wednesday 5 ...more
The following post is designed by Alison Ryder and Megan Stalker to sum up Cohort 2016's three-day team building residential at Magdalen Farm where they experienced a diverse landscape, connected with nature and learnt from sustainable ...more
The Peto Garden at Iford Manor in Wiltshire won the Historic Houses Association/Christie's 1998 Garden of the Year Award given in recognition of a garden, outstanding both for its horticultural and public interest. The garden was designed by Harold Peto in 1899 who was particularly attracted by the charm of old Italian gardens, where flowers ...more
Over one million people in primary care have actively participated in research studies looking at healthier lifestyle, disease diagnosis and prevention, and management of long term illnesses such as diabetes.
Clinical research is the way clinicians in primary care (including GPs, dentists and pharmacists) gather evidence about new treatments, in order to improve patient care in ...more
This March we brought the sunshine with a productive One Hour Upgrade.
We had a record 19 stories submitted to the backlog, pruning those down to a manageable 8 with careful voting and some team discussion.
Participants opted to pair on 4 of the stories, with all the pairs comprising of team mates from the same discipline ...more
All staff are warmly invited to our next Let’s Talk all staff meeting on Thursday 6 April, at 11.15am, in The Edge.
Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell, President and Vice-Chancellor, will be joined on stage by Professor Bernie Morley, Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Provost.
The event will provide an update on how we are implementing the University’s strategy, focussing in particular ...more
The BUCS (British Universities & Colleges Sport) 'Big Wednesday' event is taking place at the STV on Wednesday 22 March.
There are 52 fixtures arranged for the culmination of the BUCS year and in order to facilitate parking for visitors the rear of the main East car park will be closed off from 10.00pm on Tuesday 21 March until 6.00pm ...more
This book, due to be published by Routledge in the spring, examines the issues around the achievement gap between children from different socioeconomic backgrounds. This gap is larger in the UK than in many other places, and seemingly implacable; one of the main arguments of the book is that we’re looking in the wrong place ...more