Here's the education policy for the next Labour government as set out yesterday – provided, of course, that they get elected. It's likely to be sending a shiver down many a Vice Chancellor's spine.
"Many people will know that if Labour is elected exactly one month from today, we will scrap university tuition fees and ...more
Wednesday 27 November
Chancellors’ Building 4.8 / 4.16
From 9am on Wednesday 27 November, our Clarity account manager will be available in the Chancellors Building to answer questions, give advice on booking procedures and solve problems.
At 10.30 she will give a presentation demonstrating the new improved Go2Book online booking tool. She will then be available for more ...more
The WES Student Conference 2019 was held in Warwick University this year with around 150 female engineering students from all over UK coming together prepared to be inspired.
WES Student Conference 2019
Day 1 started off with lunch and networking in career-fair-like booths of sponsors. Around the room, there were representatives from Leonardo, FM Global, Continental, ...more
We’ve had a busy time with our applications advice appointments this semester…410 CV/Cover Letter sessions and counting. If you had been a fly on the wall in the Careers Service you would have heard us say the following things quite a lot! We know that you have so many competing calls on your time. However ...more
Meet Dr Isabella Poli, one of the rising stars in sustainability research who very recently finished her PhD at the CSCT. During her time at the CSCT, Isabella published four first-author papers in peer-reviewed journals and was a finalist in the Italian Women Inventors and Innovators prize 2017.
This year, Isabella was also the winner of the Ede ...more
Geoffrey P. Hammond is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Bath, and was founder Director of its Institute for Sustainable Energy and the Environment (I-SEE). He was also Principal Investigator and Co-Leader of the nine-university EPSRC-funded ‘Realising Transition Pathways’ Consortium (Whole Systems Analysis for a UK More Electric ...more
In order to address security concerns, we are upgrading our version of FileZilla on Thursday 7 November. Please try this out at your earliest convenience.
If you experience any issues after the upgrade has taken place, please raise an IT Help ticket and the team will be able to ...more
Is it possible for firms to work together to tackle environmental challenges? In a recent paper, Professor Frances Bowen, Pro Vice-Chancellor for Social Science at the University of East Anglia and CBOS Associate and her co-authors examined the role of collaboration in managing environmental protection, and considered the factors which make collaboration successful.
In their paper ‘Scale matters: the ...more
Psychology student, Amelia, shares her tips on dealing with stress:
I think that everyone who goes to university knows how stressful it is to be a student. In the midst of deadlines, revision, keeping up with friends and hobbies, and managing money, it can be difficult to remember to look after yourself. However, the absolute best ...more
Author: Dr Evros Loukaides - Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Over the past 18 months, a team of academics, researchers and students from the Department of Mechanical Engineering participated in a unique outreach project that combined STEM and creative musical activities. The “88 pianists” project marked 500 years since Leonardo da Vinci’s death with an attempt ...more
Members of the Institute of Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems (IAAPS) team attended the 29th Aachen Colloquium in the beautiful city of Aachen early in October. The Colloquium has established itself as one of the highlight conferences in the automotive calendar with presentations and displays from leading manufacturers, consultancies and institutions. This year Professor Sam Akehurst ...more
We're moving rapidly towards our self-assessment submission date in December, and pleased to say our self-assessment and action plan are now almost complete and awaiting approval from the University Executive Board. Our action plan is directly drawn from feedback from technicians, technical mangers and senior management and provides a robust route to addressing the key ...more
Earlier this week, I came across an interesting blog called Mission to Learn, written by Jeff Cobb. I started off by searching for ways to become better at listening and found a post in which Jeff describes an experiment, the findings of which suggest that resting for 10 minutes after taking in new information can ...more
Dear overseas partners,
Welcome to the November issue of the University of Bath Agents' Newsletter.
There are a number of important updates detailed below, including details of new courses, virtual open days, live web chats and good news on post-study work visa's.
Please look at the table of contents below to make sure you don't miss an important update.
Autumn 2019, alumni update:
We had plenty to celebrate in October! It was the University's 53rd birthday and a week earlier, Team Bath men's 1st XV stormed to a 52-25 BUCS Super Rugby victory over Cardiff University.
On the night, we launched our Ivor Powell Sports Scholarship crowdfunding campaign to support a student athlete at Bath. Find out more.
Earlier this year I applied for the Gold Scholarship Summer Opportunities Fund* in order to help fund two projects I had planned. One was a 2-week chemistry lab project with one of the university research groups. I knew that other people applying for the fund were jetting off to exotic places, so I was really pleased ...more
Research students and staff from across the University joined us to celebrate the 5th anniversary of WIRC@Bath with a poster session on 10th September 2019. Thanks to a strong turn-out from our water community, there were 30 innovative water research projects on show, illustrating the breadth of water related research across the campus, and a ...more
A number of prominent science authors who research in the field of human genetics, including the BBC's Adam Rutherford, have supported a new blogpost by Ewan Birney. Its purpose is ostensibly as an "explainer" aimed at allaying public fears about a relationship between genetic research and contemporary scientific racism. The post is intended, they say; "to ...more
The Department of Mathematical Sciences has been awarded an Athena SWAN Silver Award celebrating good practice in gender equality. You can read their submission here.
Advance HE’s Athena SWAN Charter was established in 2005 to encourage and recognise commitment to advancing the careers of women in STEM academia. Find out more information about the Charter on our ...more
In response to your feedback, we’re pleased to introduce our new range of low-alcohol and alcohol-free drink options in outlets across campus.
You told us that you’d like more options for drinking without the alcohol - perhaps when you’re prepping for a big game, starting a health kick, or just need a clear head for the ...more