The cyber waves have been boiling recently with dire warnings about England's descent into fascism because of guidance the Department for Education recently published. Really! Some people should get out more, read some Nazi or DDR history, or talk to a few Jewish families before they sound off carelessly about fascism.
It seems that the ...more
We know that technicians are important! But this can sometimes not be appreciated by those outside of our labs and workshops. This video highlights just some of the work technicians across the University have been doing this year as we've responded to the changing situation.
Some of our technicians have remained on campus throughout, maintaining facilities ...more
I hope this message finds you well.
Response to Covid-19
In Bath and North East Somerset, we are currently at the ‘Medium’ alert level, the lowest tier, and we remain on tier one of the Higher Education levels. However, as we’re all seeing in daily media reports, Covid-19 cases in the UK continue to rise. It ...more
Since the first lockdown back in March, the doctoral offices in the Computer Science department have been completely off-limits. However, the offices opened up again a few weeks ago and it has been possible to work on campus and at other university locations in that time as well.
Originally, I was reluctant to make yet another ...more
The Department of Economics has been awarded its first Bronze Athena SWAN award and the Department of Biology and Biochemistry has successfully upgraded their existing award to Silver, celebrating good practice in gender equality. You can read their submissions here.
Advance HE’s Athena SWAN Charter was established in 2005 and its awards demonstrate an ongoing commitment to the ...more
Two people were travelling through the desert. One would stop to pray five times a day, spreading his prayer mat on the burning sand. The two got on well together and one evening, the one who never prayed, after the lengthy prayer of his friend at sunset, turned to him and asked: “Why are you ...more
The Careers Service has over 300 resources available to help you at every step of your career journey. Each week we put the spotlight on a resource that can help you. This week it’s….
What it covers
eCareersGrad offers two courses to help you with your interview preparation:
Interview success – for general job interview preparation
Master the ...more
lime tree's popular pizzas are now even better! From 6pm to 9pm on Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, when you buy any pizza at lime tree you can grab a second one completely free.
The deal will be running from Tuesday 6th October; order any two pizzas from the menu to get the cheapest one free.
Simply place a ...more
Over the summer of 2020, while our usual outreach activities were halted as we were busy staying at home, our Public Engagement Committee spent some time wondering what we could do to replace our usual outreach activities. After a bit of head-scratching, we decided to run a competition. The theme? The future of clean transport. ...more
A bit about me
Hi, my name is Emily Brewis and I want to tell you a bit about my experience of following some courses in Portuguese at the University of Bath, alongside my full-time course in Psychology.
Me eating corn at a Brazilian beach!
First, a little bit of background about me. I am from a ...more
October 2020 signals the 33rd edition of Black History Month in the UK.
"Black History Month 2020 is a time for people to come together and hopefully learn lessons for the present and the future. It’s a time to honour the commitment to learning and standing united against racism. It’s a time to reclaim history and ...more
Author: Rebekah Ball -
Rebekah Ball is a 4th year BSc Architecture student and is the poster competition winner for her 3rd year placement. In the blog she tells us about her placement experience and the difference between her 2nd year and 3rd year placements in the same architects’ studio.
For my 2nd and 3rd year placements I ...more
Dr Ciarán Casey is an economic historian specialising in Irish economic policy. He is author of 'Policy Failures and the Irish Economic Crisis' (Palgrave MacMillan, 2018) and holds a DPhil from Oxford, where he was awarded a Clarendon Scholarship. In 2019 he was appointed Department of Finance Research Fellow at University College Dublin, and is ...more
Would you like to find out more about being at LGBT+ ally? Want to show other staff and students you are an ally to the LGBT+ community? Then why not take part in our Kaleidoscope verified allies programme.
We have researched far and wide on the internet, and have found a self guided online LGBT+ Allyship ...more
Abstract. Presented in this paper are the results of a systematic literature review to identify the competencies required by design engineers to work in increasingly complex societal projects. These competencies are then mapped against the four levels of a hierarchical system defined by Jantsch to ascertain the disciplinarity of these competencies. The results from this ...more
Professor John C. Warner has been appointed as one of four of the University of Bath’s Global Chairs for 2020/2021. Hosted by Bath’s Centre for Sustainable and Circular Technologies, Professor Warner is hosting a series of online seminars on Sustainability, the first of which was held this week. A pioneer of green chemistry and one ...more
To kick off our first water colloquium of the academic year, Dr Jo Burgess, senior technology consultant at Isle Utilities, delivered a fascinating talk titled 'From research to practice: innovation pathways for water technologies.'
A full recording of the talk and subsequent Q&A session can be viewed on the WIRC video ...more
PRINCIPLE is a nationwide clinical trial from the University of Oxford to find low-risk COVID-19 treatments for the over 50s that can be taken at home to help people get better quickly and stop them needing to go to hospital.
To be eligible to join the trial you will need to have experienced symptoms that are ...more
The East end of the underdeck will be closed to through traffic from 8am to midday, Friday 16 October.
This is due to a large delivery to 4 and 6 East.
Deliveries to the underdeck will still be possible approaching from the West end of campus.
Vehicles that need to drive to the West side of campus from the ...more
You will likely have read about the University’s efforts to provide over 100,000 pieces of PPE to the local healthcare community to support the Covid response. Today we catch up with Dr Alexander Lunt, the engineer who was the driving force behind the project.
Alex - how did you first become aware of the need for ...more