Throughout semester one, the Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) team are delivering a number of workshops to staff across the University. Titled TEL-BYTES, this series of professional development workshops give staff an opportunity to develop digital skills and explore the effective use of technology to enhance learning, teaching and assessment. Various short, focused sessions have taken ...more
Ana Sevilla-Merino, Teaching Fellow, Foreign Languages Centre, was awarded with £3000 by LITEbox - Santander Technology Fund for a duration of September 2018- April 2020, to launch a Spanish Radio Station Programme to enhance language skills, communication and interculturality exchange between Spanish speakers and learners of Spanish. Here is thier journey so far.
Spanish Radio Station~ Radio Chévere
This project ...more
It's not often that TV can devote time to probing the facts 'n' figures behind the claims of an organisation such as XR, but the BBC managed this on 9 October when Andrew Neil interviewed Zion Lights (nb, their forename rhymes with neon) on his politics show. Lights is an XR spokesperson. *
The interview began with ...more
Amy Thompson is Head of Policy Programmes and Communications at the Institute for Policy Research (IPR), University of Bath.
'The Future is in Our Lands’ is a new public event series which will address issues around the future of UK land and farming, sustainable food production, and the protection of our ecosystems.
We are experiencing a climate crisis ...more
3. How to help your boss keep you motivated and in their organisation.
Debbie Pye is our Application Adviser and has written this excellent series of three blogs looking at the viewpoints of business leaders hiring graduates and placement students. The last part in the series will be published next Tuesday. You can find the first ...more
The FRESH CDT is now advertising another batch of exciting projects in freshwater bioscience and sustainability for an October 2020 start. Interviews will likely take place at the Water Research Institute, Cardiff University (tbc) in w/c 17 February 2020. The application form will ask questions surrounding:
Your academic qualifications
Any research experience to date
How your experience fits ...more
Does sharing equal caring? Is the success of enterprises like Lyft and Couch Surfing down to social benefit, or simply convenience? In this piece, Russell W. Belk, Giana Eckhardt and Fleura Bardhi discuss what we really mean when we talk about the sharing economy.
The so-called sharing economy seems at first to be all about sharing – sharing ...more
Sooner or later you are going to have to think about what comes next in your life. Do you continue with your education or do you become an adult and get a job?
For myself this decision wasn’t too difficult, as I had always planned to undertake a PhD. However this brings with it new challenges ...more
Some of our groups, Volleyball, Board Game club and Book group along with the Walking group are all hosting events during Staff Wellbeing kick-start week, so if you've been interested in joining in with one of these groups this is the week to try them out.
Volleyball have two one hour sessions both at the STV, Monday 14th October ...more
It feels very surreal writing this blog – I remember reading the previous delegates’ blogs before applying for One Young World and thinking how lucky I’d feel to be attending as a delegate. And now, here I am representing the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences – and it still doesn’t feel real!
My name ...more
So, don't get jealous, but I am blogging today whilst on my way to California. I should probably be winding down before the flight, but I am writing this for two reasons.
Firstly, I wanted to let you know that I will be away for a couple of weeks and will not be posting any updates ...more
“How I learned to stop worrying and love Brexit” – with apologies to Stanley Kubrick.
Full disclosure mode – I’m a remainer
For those who’s value in life or to society is measured by how full their inbox is, or by the ping of incoming emails, I can strongly recommend subscribing to the UK governments Brexit alerts ...more
Ada Lovelace Day (ALD) is an international celebration of the achievements of women in STEM. It is held on the second Tuesday of October and aims to create new role models by increasing the profile of women in STEM.
We collaborated with the Women in Technology (WIT) to plan an Ada Lovelace Day conference where we ...more
Between 7.45am and 9.50pm on Tuesday 8 October 2019, catalytic converters were stolen from two vehicles on campus. One of the vehicles was parked in East car park and the other in 4S car park.
Catalytic converters form part of a vehicle’s exhaust system and contain valuable metals, which have a high scrap value and can attract ...more
In response to your feedback on our food and drink outlets, we’ve changed our offering to suit your needs.
You said we need more healthy and affordable food options
We have reduced our prices, and introduced three new meal deals
You told us you wanted more lunchtime offers and cost-effective meals, so we are introducing three ...more
Danica, a postgraduate Psychology student shares some of her tips for better mental health as a student.
Today is World Mental Health Awareness Day. On this day awareness is raised about Mental Health; what it is, how to recognise if you suffer from any mental health disorders and how to get help. There are various helpful ...more
Today is World Mental Health Day and I wanted to take the opportunity to follow up on our update published in August on wellbeing for our staff and student community.
Next week is Be Well Week for students, which will see five days of activities and events encouraging mental and physical wellbeing. Be Well Week is led ...more
Author: Bassel Ghazali -
Team Bath Racing Electric (TBRe) has just finished its fourth year of racing and has brought home two more trophies from its exciting new driverless vehicle entry! 2018/19 has marked a monumental year for the team in both technological advancement as well as competition presence, and things are looking even more promising for ...more