Career case studies of former Bath research staff and doctoral students - find out what they're doing now and how they're using the skills from research.
Vicky Sherwood – Medical writer at Prime Global, UK
What do you do day-to-day in your current role?
The bulk of my working day is spent developing written content for an array ...more
Dear overseas partners,
A very happy new year to you all.
Welcome to the first 2019 issue of the University of Bath Agents' Newsletter. This is a substantial update following on from our December newsletter as we head into the business end of the recruitment cycle.
There are a number of important updates included below, including information our ...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
The UCAS deadline was 15 January. To support recruitment efforts from colleagues in SRT, the University held a number of Instagram takeovers, inviting prospective students to ask their questions about life at University. We ...more
How's this for a succinct summary of the dilemma of our time:
"Climate change is many problems in one. Developing and deploying zero-carbon technologies is a formidable challenge. So is the politics of co-ordinating disparate groups to achieve the necessary collective action. ...
Behind all this, however, lies an economic problem. Humanity must work out how many ...more
We have group booking for two upcoming evening shows (7.30pm) at the Theatre Royal Bath, price shown is per seat in the stalls and includes the Theatre Royal's booking fee.
First is Alfred Hitchcock's, The Lady Vanishes on Tuesday 29th January 2019 costing £31.
The second is FAME: the musical and is for Monday 4th February 2019 ...more
In a blog post from last year, I shared my understanding of task prompting and what it aims to achieve. I explained how most tasks can be broken into smaller sub-tasks, or steps.
This week, I have been exploring a method called Hierarchical Task Analysis (HTA), which is a technique used to systematically deconstruct a task into ...more
Doctoral supervisors at the University can now access a Doctoral Supervision Online Resource aimed at providing practical guidance and information for doctoral supervisors at the University of Bath. It looks at the life cycle of a doctorate and gives an overview of the supervisor’s role at each stage, including University guidance and policies, ideas to support ...more
Director of the University of Bath Institute for Policy Research (IPR), Professor Nick Pearce, has co-edited a book, Britain Beyond Brexit, with Gavin Kelly, Chief Executive of the Resolution Trust.
The book is a collection of essays by leading economists, political scientists, historians and public policy experts analysing what the Brexit decision might mean for Britain’s ...more
Admittedly, most of my knowledge of life in Los Angeles came from film and Kardashian stereotypes: palm trees, green juices, hot yoga and small dogs in handbags. And yes, that culture exists in some places, but in no way defines life here. Southern California’s weather, location and liberal politics makes it a hub for creative ...more
Next month, we are welcoming to campus our Global Chair and David Parkin Visiting Professor Kees van Leeuwen, who will discuss challenges to water quality in Bath and beyond.
Title: A global perspective on the local challenges of water, waste and climate change in Bath
When: Tuesday 5 February 2019 at 5.15pm
Where: Room 2.6, Chancellor's Building, University of Bath ...more
How does becoming a vegan affect other people in your household? With veganism on the rise, 300,000 people worldwide are expected to take part in Veganuary this year. There's abundant advice out there on how to go vegan, but the impact of such a dietary change on one’s family is less discussed. In this post, ...more
Blue Monday, which this year falls on 21 January 2019, is said to be the most depressing day of the year. Many of us may struggle with feeling low and lethargy as we head back to work and await the end of the long, cold nights.
It’s no wonder that many of us struggle emotionally in ...more
Author: Federico Presicci -
One of the great things about University of Bath is that it offers a wide range of extracurricular activities that you can take part in, to develop the skills you aim to acquire for future. During the academic year 2017/2018, I took part in all the major extracurricular activities organised by the ...more
The University is hosting the annual Relish Running Bath Skyline event this weekend.
Part of West Car Park and the whole of the West extension car park will close at 8pm Friday 11 January and open again at 6pm Sunday 13 January.
The closed off areas are shown in the yellow boxes below.
All vehicles must be removed ...more
It certainly is an ‘Appy New Year. We hope you all had a wonderful festive break and are looking forward to all the amazing things we are giving you in 2019. The roll out of Office 365 for email, at the end of 2018, launched our ambitious Collaborate. Share. Achieve project. We want to bring ...more
As a teenager growing up in the late 1970s, having a southern accent in my North Midlands comprehensive school marked me as “different”. Julia Grant, who has died at the age of 64, helped shape my identity in a much more permanent way.
The bluntly titled “A Change of Sex” was a BBC2 programme in which ...more
Dr Abbie Jordan, a senior lecturer in Psychology, discusses how adolescence can be an especially challenging time for young people with chronic pain – that is, pain that lasts for three months or longer; and how these young people find it particularly difficult to develop a sense of identity.
Dr Jordan also discusses a recent study, which she carried ...more
For everyone still on campus this week, don’t forget that seven of our food outlets are still open as usual.
Claverton Rooms is open from 9am to 4pm today and 9am to 3pm tomorrow, with some Christmas lunches left if you can’t wait to tuck into that turkey!
Parade Bar & Grill is also open from 12 ...more
Chris Dimos (CGR&IS) and Jose Argudo (Innovate UK)
At times of tight public budgets, it is necessary to evaluate the effectiveness of public R&D support. Public funds must be spent in a way that creates additional economic benefits, which would not be otherwise realised. If not, there is an opportunity cost since public funding could be ...more
It is the people that make this place special, both as a place for our students to study and for staff to work.
And, as we come to the end of 2018, I want to say ‘thank you’ to every member of our community for your contribution to our shared success.
I'm proud of the things ...more