I had a nice email the other day from Derek Parody, the Project Director (A303 Stonehenge), assuring me that he had read my comments about the Stonehenge tunnel, and was going ahead. It read:
Thank you for your response to our public consultation earlier this year. We have now analysed all of the over 9,000 ...more
Affirming our international influence through worldwide partnerships and extending our research power are two key strands of our 2016-2021 strategy.
These cannot be achieved solely from our campus here in Bath. A key part of my role as Vice-Chancellor involves working with our faculty and alumni team to forge new collaborations and seek fresh opportunities.
Last week ...more
Author: Azmina Gulamhusein -
The BSc Architecture course at Bath is a thin-sandwich course, where we are required to complete two 3 – 6 months placements in the second half of our second and third years. As I write this, I am coming towards the end of my second 6- month placement at an architecture firm ...more
What were we working on last academic year?
· Working to place around 400 new students into industry.
· Supporting 356 Engineering students who are currently working out on placement.
· Supporting around 200 Architecture and M-Arch students out on placement.
· Encouraging first years through peer to peer sessions and developing their CV skills.
· Sourcing new placements with ...more
Unsurprisingly this question won the award for the best question asked during the recent UCISA SSG conference in Bristol, which a group of us from User Services attended during the first week of July. We’ll come back to that at the end, in much the same way as the panel asked it then had to.
Dr Shamel Azmeh is Lecturer in International Development in the University of Bath's Department of Social & Policy Sciences and a visiting fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Most rules governing global trade were built to regulate the cross-border distribution of goods and services in traditional industries. But the rapid growth of ...more
This September sees the next talk in the monthly 'Water Colloquium' series organised by WIRC @ Bath exploring the breadth of water research being undertaken at the University of Bath and beyond.
Title: Innovation, Partnership and Environmental Technology
Speaker: Professor Carolyn Roberts
When: Thursday 21st September 2017 at 1.15pm
Where: Room 3.11, Building 1 West North, University of Bath ...more
In preparation for the new academic year, staff from the Technology Enhanced Learning and Audio Visual teams have arranged a number of drop-in sessions for staff. Colleagues with questions about any aspect of e-Learning provision are invited to join the teams to receive timely, focussed, one-to-one support.
This is an opportunity for you to get hands-on ...more
A very warm welcome to the September 2017 edition of the University of Bath Agent Newsletter.
A huge thank you to our international partners for their collaboration in making the 2016-2017 cycle a success in number of international applicants and students. We are very excited about welcoming your students to the University of Bath.
We are ...more
Globalisation, the demise of the state and rising stakeholder expectations have resulted in the proliferation of a self-regulatory approach to managing corporate environmental impacts. Self-regulation is now a major feature of environmental protection and is largely synonymous with the management of corporate environmental responsibility. In this piece, Kostas Iatridis questions the wide belief that environmental ...more
The University will be launching the Pure Portal on 26 September.
The portal will replace Opus, the University’s institutional repository and will allow us to continue to meet our Open Access responsibilities. As well as giving a more up to date web presence for our research outputs, the portal will display information about research projects, datasets ...more
This coming Thursday and Friday - we'll be available to guide colleagues around the newly refurbished rooms in 3E and 6E.
Just drop in to see us!
Thursday 14 - 14:00 to 16:00
Meet at 3E Foyer
Meet at 6E Foyer (Outside 6E 2.2)
Friday 15 - 10:00 to 12:00 & 14:00 to 16:00
Meet at 3E Foyer
Meet at 6E Foyer ...more
As our placement students are gradually returning back to Bath for their final year, it is time to announce the winners of our annual blogging competition!
The Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences thanks all students who dedicated their time to write so many fascinating and adventurous blog posts throughout the year they spent on placements ...more
If you’re moving into University of Bath accommodation later this month you might like to chat to some of the people you’ll be living with beforehand.
Here’s a list of the official Facebook groups for different residences, managed by the Students’ Union.
General freshers group
Eastwood A (Houses 1-31)
Eastwood B (Houses 32 - 51)
Westwood A (Wolfson and Brendon ...more
What is RCF?
NIHR RCF is a funding stream designed to help research-active NHS organisations attract, develop and retain high-quality research, clinical and support staff by supporting salaries.
Who is eligible?
Researchers, NHS or academics involved in people based research who will recruit from any of our Consortia areas; Bath & North East Somerset, Swindon, and East Wiltshire ...more
Welcome to the eighth monthly update aimed at keeping you up to speed on the new Milner Centre for Evolution Project. Site managers Tomasz Magiera and Firhan Rudorf-Saeed are on site throughout the working day and should be the first point of contact for any issues. They are continuing to hold weekly meetings with the ...more
Find out what happened when alumna Vivian Ching (MSc Management) met with the Foreign Office Minister in Hong Kong
Vivian Ching (middle row, second from left) with the panellists who met with Mark Field, the UK Minister for Asia
On 24 August 2017 I was honoured to have been invited by the British Council to an Exclusive Roundtable ...more
This post is written by an anonymous international student. Views are his/her own.
Moving to a different country is always a pretty daunting challenge, but moving to another country to do a PhD? Not even in your first language? Well, one of those brave students has written a list of what they've learnt in their time ...more
The annual Ride Across Britain event is taking place again this year from Saturday 9 September to Sunday 17 September 2017.
We are expecting approximately 900 cyclists to stay on campus overnight on the night of Sunday 10 September until Monday 11 September. In order to facilitate their equipment they are being provided with exclusive use ...more
Published, July 2017
The construction of writer identity in English L2 academic writing is not usually explicitly addressed in such writing classrooms, yet it plays a significant role for English L2 students learning to write in academic genres. This study investigates the influences on the construction of writer identity by Japanese university students in Japan learning ...more