Although flat-out with sprint work, the team managed to squeeze in a quick One Hour Upgrade before the Easter break.
As it had been less than a month since the last upgrade, I was expecting fewer stories for consideration. As it turns out, I needn't have been concerned - a massive 16 fresh stories were added ...more
Professor Andrew Crane is Professor of Business and Society and Director of the Centre for Business, Organisations and Society at the University of Bath.
President Trump’s first 100 days have not been good for the planet. While the question of whether he will fulfil his campaign promise of rolling back the US’s commitment on the Paris ...more
The House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee has produced a report on the SDGs. This is the summary:
By adopting Agenda 2030 the Government has committed itself to implementing the Sustainable Development Goals - or the Global Goals - in the UK as well as overseas. However, the Government’s doughnut-shaped approach - which is to see ...more
Further to the issue experienced over the last few days with the Wiki, we are pleased to announce that the Wiki is now available again.
The downtime was caused by hardware failures that happened as a result of moving storage to the new datacentre. We have managed to restore the Wiki data from a backup taken ...more
Network Rail will be undertaking work in the Swindon area to prepare for their new trains which enter service later this year. As a result of this, train services through Didcot Parkway, Swindon, Chippenham and Bristol Parkway will be amended.
High speed services between London, Bristol and South Wales will be diverted and rail replacement buses ...more
President Trump has introduced a flurry of legislation in his first 100 days. Companies and their CEOs are responding by taking stands on political issues in ways rarely seen before. Andrew Crane asks whether this could end up transforming the way we think about corporate responsibility.
President Trump’s first 100 days have not been good for ...more
Welcome to the 3rd monthly update aimed at keeping you up to speed on the new Milner Centre for Evolution project. Our site manager, Firhan Rudorf-Saeed is on site throughout the working day, and should be the first point of contact for any issues.
We are currently holding weekly meetings with the users of Building 4SA, ...more
Recently, I got a chance to learn about a technique which I knew about but have never used before. This was definitely a great experience for me, as a big part of doing a PhD is learning new techniques and expanding your knowledge. There are certain techniques and experiments which will be applicable for a ...more
Welcome to a bumper issue of the Agents newsletter covering updates from March and April from all areas of the University, including:
The Accommodation system has changed for 2017 with a new allocation procedure, new provision and a new opening date. Please read the guidance carefully in order to advise your students appropriately. Applications open ...more
Turning Technologies will be visiting the University of Bath to showcase the most up-to-date version of TurningPoint in a "Lunch and Learn" event:
Date: 5th May 2017
Location: CB 5.12 (to move into CB 5.13 later)
TurningPoint is a powerful polling solution to implement in teaching, assessment and data collection. The TurningPoint devices are easy-to-use ...more
Siena, Italy April, 2017
Salve! I’m back with a new post, this time about culture shock, which is a term many of you who have lived abroad or are soon going to have definitely encountered. Here’s a little break-down of what culture shock is, how to recognize it and deal with it, and how I have ...more
Continuing my investigation into the properties of both low and high density polyurethane foams and their suitability for 3D printing, the drilling resistance of test specimens was measured. Interfaces are a crucial element in 3D printing and the aim of the drilling was to discover if there was a change in the density of cured ...more
This May 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: A medium term 'crisis' in water? Might Brexit be the answer?
Speaker: Dr Martin Hurst
When: Thursday 4th May 2017 at 1.15pm
Where: Room 3.6, Chancellors' ...more
Two researchers from Bath have joined a Facebook Live panel coordinated by The Conversation to answer questions on the upcoming election in France.
Dr Aurelien Mondon and Dr Nicholas Startin both added their thoughts to the discussion, taking live questions from the audience submitted through Twitter and Facebook.
You can catch up on the discussion ...more
Study-Space is a Social Media/eFeedback type of app that I built which has been designed and coded in collaboration with students. The idea was conceived about 18 months ago as a way to overcome some of the issues encountered with mainstream Social Media.
This blog represents the one year milestone since the app was first piloted, ...more
Thank you to everyone who took part in our Let’s Talk meeting yesterday morning.
If you were unable to make it, you can now watch a recording of the meeting on the Let’s Talk webpage.
Please do take a minute to give us your views on the event if you attended or watched it online so we ...more
This blog entry is a part of the Graduate Fair Blog Series introducing sectors and industries which will be present at the University of Bath Graduate Fair, Tuesday 25th April. Please go here for more information about the fair and the employers present.
So you are graduating soon and you want to stay in the local ...more
Last month I chatted to Andy Matthews who is a Senior Technician in the Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering. Andy is responsible for the Undergraduate teaching labs, managing the risk assessment and practical needs of students undertaking project work. He’s also responsible for access and security in 2 East. I asked Andy seven questions ...more
This is a 7-week course, running from 8th May.
(Dates: 8th May, 15th May, 22nd May, 5th June, 12th June, 19th June, 26th June - missing the 2 bank holidays)
Unable to attend during these dates and want to hear when the next course is? Courses run a few times a year, register your interest here: https://goo.gl/forms/rRpz3BIXu1ihyXI43
Ten of our Exmoor Horn ewes are in lamb, we hope - it was our first time with this ram. I won't try and use this blogpost as a way of drawing out lessons or metaphors for life as I am sure that readers are capable of doing that themselves. This just records our lambing ...more