Dr Susan Johnson is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Social and Policy Sciences at the University of Bath.
Effective campaigning by activists such as Extinction Rebellion and Youth4Climate Strikers has led a number of municipalities, town and district councils to declare climate emergencies. Among Extinction Rebellion’s demands is that of using Citizens’ Assemblies to ...more
According to the Pet Food Manufactures Association there are 7.5 million domestic cats in the UK, the vast majority of which have a negative effect on wildlife and biodiversity. How could we move to an effective policy to gradually reduce that number? Does anyone know? Doing so seems a no-brainer to me. It baffles ...more
The lay by and pedestrian route opposite the main entrance to The Edge will be closed from Monday 22 July for two weeks.
Traffic management and signage for pedestrians will be in place during this ...more
By Roy Maconachie,Thomas Kjeldsen and Lee Bryant
In many African countries, the artisanal and small-scale gold mining sector is largely informal, generating pressing environmental and health impacts. Together with colleagues (Dr Solomon Gbanie, Kabba Bangura and Anthony Kamara) from the Department of Geography at Fourah Bay College (FBC), University of Sierra Leone, Drs Roy Maconachie (SPS), ...more
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In 2018 the University of Bath, University of Bristol and Bath Spa University were successful in an application to the European Commission to host FUTURES, a one night festival of discovery celebrating the research taking place across the South West. We here at the Public Engagement ...more
Students and staff from across the University presented the exciting work and results from their nine projects at the 'Cloud Nine' event, funded by the Santander Technology Fund and LITEbox on 10 July 2019 to members of the University community.
The project-holders, drawn from across a wide range of disciplines including Physics, Space, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering ...more
Awkward introductions at Eastwood Houses, singing in the Roman Baths at the annual Taysom Ball, daily commutes to Canary Wharf and winning the FA People’s Cup with the departmental football team at St. George's Park.
These are just some of my memories from the last 4 years. Damn, I’ve really just finished a whole degree!!! I’m ...more
What is a family firm, and what makes them different? This month we talk to Dr Melanie Richards about her work on CSR and family firms, and her plans for future research.
You’re a Senior Lecturer in the School of Management – tell us a bit about your background and how you got here?
Before I ...more
A team of West Country health researchers, including researchers from the University of Bath, have been awarded £9 million from the Government’s Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) to enable them to tackle the area’s most pressing health problems.
The funding will enable new research projects to be carried out that will help develop better health ...more
I've recently had a few queries from students about using recruitment agencies to find roles in the summer (and beyond). Recruitment agencies can be incredibly useful jobsearch tools, as they can take a lot of the research and application / paperwork burden off you. But there can be downsides if you don't actively manage your relationship with an ...more
Author: Damla Gulerhan -
I started my placement last September in the Faculty of Engineering & Design as a Marketing Assistant, on our very own University of Bath campus! Most of you might be wondering why I chose to do it at Bath so in this blog post I will be talking about my experience.
Marketing department ...more
What is your current position?
Safety Coordinator for South Sciences
How long have you worked at the University?
16 months. 10 months as a teaching and research technician, and 6 months in my current role.
What did you do before that?
I was a School Science senior technician prior to this post, but I have had all sorts of posts. ...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 University shared the news about our positive feedback from the National Student Survey to Facebook. This post reached 11,883 people.
News about student experience
The University shared a video to Facebook about our student ...more
We are proud to launch our allies network, in the same month as Bath and Bristol prides.
What is an ally network?
The Ally Network is a group of staff who are allies to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender + (LGBT+) community. Members of the Ally Network will take a proactive stance against discrimination based on sexual ...more
Olivia and Vicky will talk about their PhD research on sustainable waste management in our monthly WIRC Colloquium seminar series in July.
Title: WIRC/CSCT joint PhD student seminar
When: Wednesday 17 July 2019 at 1.15pm
Where: Room 2.2, 6 East Building, University of Bath (Location and maps)
Note: This event is free and open to all.
Olivia Bailey is a ...more
Ed Jones is an MRes student in Sustainable Chemical Technologies at the CSCT. Over the first few months of 2019, Ed was involved in organising an international symposium along with other fellow students. Having dipped his toes into the waters of event management, he now reports on the unexpected challenges encountered and on the experience ...more
By Alana Fiorelli, Faculty of Engineering & Design
AUA Conference, Manchester 2019: Joanne Austin and Madelaine Sandall from RMIT University, Melbourne
There is more to Australia than an attractive climate, great coffee and a welcoming culture.
I have been lucky enough to live, study and work in Melbourne. Now having travelled and lived overseas, I realise the ...more
New Windows 10 feature updates will soon be available to download and install on University PCs.
When prompted by your PC, you will need to complete the installation as soon as it is conveniently possible, to avoid the update happening automatically.
What this means for you:
This update will take approximately two hours to install and so we ...more
Dear overseas partners,
Welcome to the May issue of the University of Bath Agents' Newsletter.
There are a number of important updates detailed below, including new courses, our latest Guardian Ranking and some upgrades across campus.
Please look at the table of contents below to make sure you don't miss an important update.
As always please share this information among your ...more
Perhaps not an expected choice of words or theory to start off a new science related blog.
In fact it could be considered the antithesis of scientific endeavour, requiring one to suspend the normal proof based machinations of science to embrace the unprovable.
So are we limited to just accepting what happens, happens or do we go ...more