Joe Chrisp is a PhD candidate in the Department of Social and Policy Sciences and Institute for Policy Research (IPR) at the University of Bath.
Nick Pearce is Professor in Public Policy and Director of the IPR at the University of Bath.
The impact of age on voting behaviour and political outcomes has become an issue ...more
I heard my first cuckoo last weekend – calling over the fields. Always a welcome event, even though the birds have well-evolved habits that (in humans) would be condemned as anti-social and have ASBOs in place.
I was surprised to read that the information that the RSPB provides about the cuckoo omits the fact that the ...more
Just like the first two years of uni, my time on placement has flown by! Suddenly I only have 2 weeks left and a huge summer in front of me 🙂 Before I get too excited about that though I’m keen to make the most of the rest of my time on placement, and it’s ...more
The winners of the Vice-Chancellor's Engage Awards with chair of the Judging Panel (left to right), Dr. Alinka Gearon, Dr. Jade Norris, Mrs. Margaret White, Dr. Janet Bultitude, Dr. Sally Adams and Dr. Frances Laughton
Running since 2013, the Vice-Chancellor's Engage Awards recognise the fantastic efforts that University of Bath researchers are doing to engage public ...more
Researcher Alumni Case Study – James Cave
Software Engineer at MathWorks, Cambridge
What do you do day-to-day in your current role?
I work on the development of MATLAB’s Parallel Computing Toolbox, which allows you to scale up your code over multiple cores, multiple computers or in the cloud. I work primarily on our cluster support, which allows you ...more
Aneesa Al-Ani is a CSCT first year PhD student working with Professor Chick Wilson, AstraZeneca and CMAC. Aneesa has a passion for crystals and their structure, which she studies with the aim to improve their pharmaceutical properties.
In April, Aneesa attended the British Crystallographic Association (BCA) Spring Meeting 2019, where she hoped to spark new ...more
Our weekly review of the top news shared by the University of Bath across its corporate social media channels.
News about our student recruitment
To promote our accommodation options for applicants, the University shared a video created by student vlogger Joelle, who offered a tour of Solsbury Court. This post reached 12,100 people on Facebook.
News about student ...more
Tuesday 14th May saw the sun shine on the 2019 opening night of the Bath League de Petanque and Omnibear popped along to say hello. Omnibus has two teams entered this year so if you fancy having a go then get in touch (check out the wiki for more details https://wiki.bath.ac.uk/display/omniboules/Omniboules).
There were drinks and a LOT of cheese, ...more
Having a better knowledge & understanding of hate crime is fundamental to safeguarding those who may experience hate crime & discrimination. Come along to the workshop to learn more and become a better ally. Hosted by Berkeley Wilde, Founder and Director of the Diversity Trust.
Come and join us on campus on 12 June 2019 from ...more
By Ben Radley
Since 1980, the World Bank has loaned more than $1 billion to low-income country (LIC) governments across Africa to privatise, liberalise and deregulate their mining sectors. Supported by the most recent commodity super-cycle, this resulted in the en masse arrival of transnational corporations (TNCs) to lead a foreign-controlled, industrial mining economy across the ...more
What do you get when you mix 150 brilliant and creative people, a desert island survival mission and a box of coloured glittery crafts?
The answer is Digital Agility, an extra special team building event that was designed to bring Computing Services, Profession and Portfolio, Digital and TEL teams together.
The day, which took place at the ...more
The first three rows of parking bays in East Car Park will be closed from 6pm on Friday 31 May to set up for the summer ball.
Please make sure your vehicle is removed from these first three rows by 6pm Friday.
The car park will reopen as normal at 10am on Sunday ...more
Dillington House, Somerset. 26 – 28 November 2019.
Do you have a great idea for a research project?
Are you planning to apply for research funding?
Do you need a dedicated period of quality time with support to develop your research project?
The Residential Research Retreat provides protected time with expert coaching and support for you to develop your ...more
When does the research we do become research for good? In the first of our Research in the Spotlight series, we talk to Arman Hassanniakalager of the University of Bath School of Management about his research on football betting, and how using statistics can reduce investment risks.
Arman, you joined the School of Management in ...more
By Dr Geoff Smith
Our long-standing friend and colleague, Professor Edward Fraenkel FRS, died on Saturday 27 April at the age of 91. This is not the place to record his long and distinguished career in the rigorous study of hydrodynamics, save to say that he was an eminent researcher, and won the Senior Whitehead Prize ...more
The sun has finally started to make an appearance, hooray! What better than a refreshing iced coffee or a yummy ice cream in the sunshine?
We’ve put together some of the top treats that are ideal for the warmer weather, available from our food outlets on campus. Let us know if any of your favourites are ...more
The University’s commitment to gender equality and career progression has been further recognized with five Departments achieving Athena SWAN awards in the latest round.
The Departments of Architecture and Civil Engineering and Chemistry have received prestigious Silver awards. This is fantastic news for both Departments and for the University. In addition to the future planning required ...more
The Bath Scheme is an accredited route to gaining HEA Fellowship from Advance HE in recognition of your contribution to teaching and learning. Whilst this is more commonly known by academic colleagues, it is less well known that the scheme is also open anyone employed by the University who teaches or supports student learning. The ...more
Authors: Sam Hyams, Arron Dunne, Michael Morris -
Team Bath Drones is a multidisciplinary group of undergraduate students from the Aerospace, Mechanical, and Integrated Mechanical & Electrical Engineering (IMEE) degree programmes at Bath and we compete annually at a number of international drone competitions. We design and build autonomous unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) during the final ...more
As the Technicians' Conference is now approaching fast you will need to be thinking about producing the posters for your department. In order to do help you in doing this, please see the hints below, and also the copy of the presentation made at the workshop.
Your poster should give an idea of who your department ...more