Plans for the 2020/21 academic year
Some of the detailed work taking place is now coming to fruition:
Following the very substantial redesign of course delivery across the University, the communication of material changes to offer holders and continuing students is now well underway. Our undergraduate offer holders have now been informed of the key changes ...more
Fran Bennett is a Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Social Policy and Intervention at the University of Oxford, and a Visiting Fellow in the Institute for Policy Research (IPR) at the University of Bath.
Our recent report about our research exploring the experiences of couples claiming Universal Credit revealed how features of its design ...more
This month we relaunched the #thinklist in a new format. Here the CBOS Leadership Team explains the rationale behind the change, and outlines what they hope to achieve with the list.
Since we launched the #thinklist in April 2016, we have been acutely aware that our ranking – especially at the top end – has been ...more
The University of Bath has agreed eleven Climate Action Framework principles through discussions with staff, campus trade unions and the students’ union . These principles will guide how the University conducts business and inform the development of its next steps to meet the challenging objectives the University has set itself. In declaring a climate emergency at the ...more
Are you a PGR student working on a craft project or engaging in more creative activities at the moment? Do you fancy some inspiration on what you can do next? Or maybe you just fancy a break and the chance to meet up with other LGBTQ+ PGR students?
Then come along to the Craft-Along Coffee Morning ...more
TREND presented five papers at the Transdisciplinary Engineering Conference (TE2020). The first of these, authored by Professor Linda Newnes, provided an overview of our work.
Abstract: Manufacturing is undergoing rapid change. Whether through the creation of smart materials and products, or utilising data, information and knowledge, the requirement for different ways of working is increasing. To ...more
Are you ready for the the exciting announcement I alluded to last week? Well, here it is!
I am now recruiting participants to take part in my online survey. Full details can be found below (lifted from my recruitment leaflet). Please share far and wide, and I hope you enjoy the experience if you decide to ...more
Ciarán Callaghan is a first-year PhD student at the CSCT, who works alongside Naturbeads, his industrial partner, improving the commercial viability of biodegradable cellulose microbeads by developing a method for producing cellulose microbeads at previously unreachable size ranges.
In December 2019, Ciarán was invited to attend the EPSRC Physical Science Impact Showcase event along with ...more
Author: Helene Lipp -
One of the great opportunities the MSc Engineering Business Management and MSc Innovation & Technology Management offer are the Practice Track project. Practice Track helps to translate what students have learned during the year to a real project. You work with an actual, innovative company as part of a multicultural team.
NEW YEAR AND THE NEW SEMESTER
2020 in all its newness. I spent all Christmas break catching up on work and reigniting the embers of passion I had for my course, and just in time too. The month of January was full of assessments and demanded a full presence of mind.
A couple of days into the ...more
The summer vacation is a time of change – to get out of any “rut” we find ourselves in, to look up, look around, look over any horizons we see, and also to look back at ourselves. This reflection – honestly done – is often revealing. We may realise habits that we have chosen to ...more
This November we are hosting FUTURES2020, a Festival of Discovery in collaboration with the Bath Spa University, University of Bristol, University of Exeter and University of Plymouth, as part of European Researchers’ Night, funded by the European Commission. As part of the programme of events in Bath, we are looking for researchers to take part in some ...more
The West end of the underdeck will be closed from 5am on Friday 31 July.
Limited access will be available via the East end of the underdeck. All vehicles must enter and exit via the East end.
The West end will be re-opened as soon as possible on 31 ...more
We know that this year graduation is looking very different to what you might have expected. We want to reassure you that the Careers Service is still here to support you. The Careers Service supports all University of Bath alumni. As a new graduate you will still have access to MyFuture including appointments and events.
Congratulations to Chemical Engineering who have recently successfully delivered the first year of their vanguard undergraduate course developed through the Curriculum Transformation initiative!
The department took a course-wide approach to planning their transformed course, which started by clearly identifying the desired goals in terms of discipline knowledge, professional and transferable skills, and graduate attributes. They then considered the entire student journey, from studying in ...more
Author: Steve Cayzer -
Learning is a social process. As proud as we are about intellectual content, cutting edge theories and industrial practice, the truth is that if you are a student on our MSc Engineering Business Management (EBM) or MSc Innovation & Technology Management (ITM) courses, much of the value comes from your peers. You ...more
A well-structured dissertation should be enjoyable to read. It should be logical and coherent, and your argument or line of reasoning should be convincing and easy to follow. Of course, this is easier said than done, so it is vital you spend time planning your structure to ensure success.
A well-built house
It can be difficult to ...more
I hope that this message finds you and your loved ones well and coping with current demands.
It was a great pleasure to welcome many of you to the AGM of Convocation, which was held virtually yesterday.
I write to update you, as valued members of the University community, about our response to Covid-19, our plans for ...more
Jim Hordern, University of Bath
About twenty years ago in a memorable article, work and employment researcher Jonathan Payne pointed out that the term ‘skill’ had an ‘unbearable lightness’, due to its simultaneous ‘possession of wholly different and incompatible meanings in different contexts.’ Young people progressing through school and higher education are encouraged to acquire presentation skills, ...more
For the last few years, the Student Recruitment and Widening Participation Teams at Bath have worked together to deliver a series of annual Summer Schools to support students thinking about their university options. It is clear that experiences like these can be truly transformational It is therefore a source of heartfelt disappointment that this year we were unable ...more