A Brexit deal is 'almost within touching distance', according to Cabinet Office minister David Lidington interviewed on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme. What will this mean for UK businesses?
Without knowing the exact bend of the curve, companies, small and large alike, need to look to their supply chains to stand any hope of ensuring ...more
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After my unsuccessful launch attempt in July I wouldn’t be able to attempt another launch for at least another four weeks because I had to apply for permission from the Civil Aviation Authority again. I had a free week in mid-August so sent an application and got to work figuring out how ...more
"So what do you do in your research?" As a PhD student you will definitely have to answer this question, during a conference or even on a night out in the pub. The question might be asked by an expert or someone who belongs to a general audience and how you answer it can indicate ...more
Dr Ian Kearns is IPR Visiting Fellow and Senior Associate Fellow at the Police Foundation. He is a former Deputy Director and Acting Director of the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) where he provided strategic direction on digital government, the new digital economy, national security and crime.
The evidence is beginning to mount that data-driven ...more
The Centre for Learning and Teaching (with The SU, Bath) are delighted to announce that the Change Champions scheme has re-launched this year. This scheme is one of many initiatives at Bath designed to enable students to become more engaged in learning and teaching enhancement. To “engage our students as active partners in their education” ...more
Welcome to my placement blog where I will provide monthly updates, sharing my own experience of securing a placement and the work itself. I’m a Politics and International Relations student with my two placements being at Camp Takodah through Camp America for 3 months and the Refugee Council Children's Section for 6 months.
Stress-inducing, sweat producing, butterfly generating. The interview is undoubtedly ...more
Niall Fergusson wrote in The Sunday Times a couple of weeks ago about Hidden Tribes: A Study of America’s Polarised Landscape, saying that it offers a new political typology that divides Americans into seven political categories:
1 Progressive activists: younger, highly engaged, secular, cosmopolitan, angry (8%)
2 Traditional liberals: older, retired, open to compromise, rational, cautious (11%)
3 Passive liberals: unhappy, ...more
If you follow me on Twitter you may already have seen everything I got up to in Brighton last week at the UK Dementia Congress (UKDC) 2018. I had a fantastic time and am so pleased that I was able to attend this national conference for dementia. I would like to share some of my highlights ...more
Are you applying to roles where the employer is expecting you to demonstrate “commercial awareness”? Do you know what it means?
Commercial awareness is about having an understanding of the environment that the employer is operating in. This includes:
• Their customer base. What kinds of customers or clients does that organisation serve? What kinds of sectors are those ...more
Our weekly review of the top news shared by the University of Bath across its corporate social media channels.
News about student experience
7 November was Stress Awareness Day. To mark the occasion, the University shared a blog produced by the Student Services team which highlighted their tips on managing stress. This post was seen by 2,622 people ...more
Come and visit our Gazeebo! Cakes, games and a wall of stories where you can contribute.
On Tuesday 20 November, we at Kaleidoscope (the Staff and PGR LGBT+ group) have teamed up with SU LGBT+ Diversity and support group for the Transgender day of remembrance.
During the day from 11-2 we will be on the parade with ...more
I’ve been working at the University for over 6 years, and just over a year ago I started in a new role as Technical Manager in the Faculty of Engineering and Design following the retirement of Graham Mott. When I told colleagues about this, the most common response was ‘Well done, that’s great… What does ...more
Traffic Update at 1200: A bendy bus has been in an incident at the bottom of Bathwick Hill, so buses are being rerouted down North Road. It is advised to avoid Bathwick Hill if possible.
Update at 1530: The road access issues remain so you are advised to avoid Bathwick Hill if ...more
This week is National Stress Awareness Week and is a good opportunity to take some time to think about our wellbeing. Stress is often a normal part of everyday life but can at times become overwhelming.
Mind have some fantastic information on stress, what it is and some strategies.
Often we need to take some time out ...more
River is the Venue is an exciting partnership project between 44AD artspace, Art at the Heart of the RUH and research academics at the University of Bath. Funded through the University of Bath Public Engagement Unit, the focus of the research and project is on historical flooding events in Bath. The project has engaged local ...more
In October 2018, 16 new students joined our EPSRC CDT in Sustainable Chemical Technologies. The following post was designed by Matthew Cowley and Calum Hand to introduce the new cohort. Read more about them on our ...more
Here's a report from the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS). It shows how the historical bias in education expenditure which favoured the better-off declined radically in the first decade of this century, and has now disappeared altogether. Readers here will already know about the main trends. It may be worth reflecting on the idea that ...more
Bookings are now being taken through Omnibus to see Rambert (Britain’s national dance company) with their triple bill on Thursday 15th November 2018 at 7.30pm at the Theatre Royal Bath, they are in Bath for 3 days only. Seats are in the stalls rows J & K and cost £29, friends and family are welcome to ...more
In September 2018, Olivia Cooke attended the 13th British Hydrological Society National Symposium at the University of Westminster in London. The BHS conference was a two day conference and was entitled ‘Hydrology: Advances in theory and practice’ and focussed on the major themes of ‘Hydrology and sediment systems’, ‘Hydrology and ecosystem services’ and ‘Hydroecology’.
The programme ...more
As part of the #NeverOK campaign, through the additional funding secured from the Office for Students to tackle Hate Crime and Online Hate, the University and Students' Union are pleased to offer Hate Crime Awareness training.
This training is delivered by our external partner Stand Against Racism and Inequality (SARI). SARI are a Bristol-based charity that provides ...more