This week is an important milestone. As well as being 50 years since Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Titch had a Number 1 with the Legend of Xanadu it is the first meeting of the 'expanded' Committee on the Office of Vice-Chancellor. We now have an external viewpoint from academia, Professor Julia Buckingham, the ...more
Over the next few weeks we're going to trial a new piece of equipment in some of the teaching rooms.
We've arranged to have several of the GTA spaces equipped with them, so we can do some trials.
The following rooms will be fitted with them:
6E2.5 (ACTIVE NOW!)
6W0.12 (ACTIVE NOW!) - our test demonstration space.
Hien and her manager Shaun evaluate initial response rates to this year's student surveys.
Hien Le, a student in the Department of Social & Policy Sciences, joined CLT as a placement student in July last year. Hien tells us about her experience of working as our Data & Insight Analyst, and encourages other students ...more
Environmental Careers - Part 2
On Monday 5th March People & Planet Society held an excellent careers evening inviting several professionals to speak about environmental career options. This is a summary of what the speakers shared and the great advice they want to give to any student interested in an environmental or "green" career. Last week we ...more
The #NeverOK project team are hosting a pop-up publicity event:
Monday 19th March
4 West Atrium
We want as many staff and students to turn up as possible. You can sign our banner, be part of a group photo to demonstrate institutional support and make a pledge about how you will prevent sexual harassment.
Spread the word!
Questions? Email ...more
Professor Rod Scott is Professor of Plant Molecular Biology in the University of Bath's Department of Biology & Biochemistry.
Thomas Malthus, an English political economist and demographer (who died in 1834, and is buried in Bath Abbey), first addressed the problem of population in his 1798 book An Essay on the Principle of Population. He believed that food ...more
Editorial for virtual issue on Chemosensors. “We ride together, we die together. Bad boys for life.”—Det. Mike Lowrey (from the movie Bad Boys II, 2003) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/(ISSN)2191-1363/homepage/virtual/2011_chemosensors.html ChemistryOpen 2018, 7, ...more
The Journal of Environmental Education is almost 50 years old, and its history is the history of environmental education more broadly. It's now looking for a new editor.
For almost 30 years, until Environmental Education Research came along in 1995 to upset things, JEE ruled the environmental education world, set the agenda and defined (for many) what ...more
Last summer our Placements Manager, Louise Oliver, cycled from Land's End to John O'Groats to raise money for Alzheimer's Society.
On Thursday 1 March the faculty office organised a cake sale to support her fundraising. As you may be aware this was also the first day of snow!
In spite of our misgivings about the amount of ...more
Becky Reed a final year student studying Sport and Social Sciences writes about how you can stay well in these last few months before the summer.
So, it’s really happening. For many of us, there are only a few months left until we hand in our final assignment or sit our final exam. Wow. How quickly ...more
By Keith Brown and Peter Sloan
We are pleased to announce that funding from the Santander Technology Fund has now been confirmed. This blog post provides a brief overview of the project.
Nothing is so contagious as enthusiasm
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The support and enthusiastic desire of physics undergrads to have a maker club has been wonderfully surprising, and has ...more
In the UK, there are over 3 million people juggling care responsibilities with work. As our population ages, more and more people are likely to take on caring responsibilities, and many of these will be women. As part of our series exploring the different roles of women in business and society, Yasin Rofcanin considers the challenges ...more
Lots of work has been taking place on SAMIS. This work has been on the internals that makes SAMIS function. The re-organisation of the SAMIS platform adds capacity for it to handle peak load at times when demand on the service is high, for example, when exam results being released.
While we will not move up ...more
Our visit to Cardiff is timed to coincide with the Annual RHS Cardiff Flower Show in Bute Park. Cost of coach £15. Should you wish tickets for this we can arrange this for an additional £10 (RHS members) or £11 (non-RHS members). Alternatively visit Cardiff Castle, do some shopping, visit the museums or take the ...more
In October 2017, fourteen new students joined the Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies. Ahead of volunteering at the upcoming 'Bath Taps Into Science' festival, they thought now would be a good time to introduce themselves. The following post was designed by Jasmine Lightfoot to introduce Cohort 2017 and outline their current research and ...more
Evina Paloumpi is studying for a PhD in Pharmacy at the University of Bath. Her PhD is generously supported by alumnus and honorary graduate Dr Bharat Shah, who recently invited Evina to speak at a prestigious pharmaceuticals conference in Malaysian Borneo. She writes about her experience:
The title of this 10th annual Sigma conference was 'Making ...more
The 2018 Vice Chancellors Award for Public Engagement with Research is now open to postgraduate researchers and academic and research staff. This prestigious award recognises excellence in public engagement and is now in its 8th year running. Find out more and apply here.
The prize is split into two categories: one for postgraduate researchers and one for ...more
Professor Kees van Leeuwen.
From 26 to 28 February, Professor Kees van Leeuwen of KWR Watercycle Research Institute and Utrecht University (NL), visited us for the first time in Bath. Prof van Leeuwen was appointed as David Parkin visiting professor and Global Chair in 2017. His research interests are in assessing sustainability of urban water ...more
Tom and Ben return for the final grilling of Cohort 4, interviewing Allen, Shaunagh and Will. See part 1 and part 2.
You went to France, right?
Yes, I did an internship in a nuclear reactor in Grenoble. It was a weapons grade nuclear reactor, staffed by ex-army people who were on hand in case of a ...more