Veronica Hope Hailey, Dean of the School of Management, and Andrew Crane, Director of the Centre for Business, Organisations and Society
In our increasingly polarised times, there is fervent debate over whether business is a force for good or bad in our societies. We believe it is high time that university researchers took a more active ...more
In March 2016 I went off travelling for a few months, loved it and stayed for an extra 5 weeks. As I hopped from night bus to hostel to plane I hardly thought about Uni, which was a slight issue, because during this final 5 weeks came the day of choosing uni accommodation. I am ...more
I recently attended a panel event on research roles outside of academia in Humanities and Social Sciences. There was a fascinating array of speakers from central and local government, think tanks, charities and social research organisations. I'm going to write up the information gleaned from the speakers in a series of blog posts - starting today ...more
Author: Zach Wynne
The 2016 Basil Spence brief
To evoke in visitor, user and designer the mystique and splendour of the railway station as a building type.
To use the station as a catalyst in the renewal (both physical and social) of the part of Oxford in which it sits.
To amplify the possibilities of station ...more
On Monday 6 March 3:00-4:30pm, in 6W1.1, the company that provide our digital signage platform, OneLan, are coming to campus to demonstrate their other solutions that can run on our server.
RESERVA - a room booking system based on screens at the door of the rooms.
wayfinding - using the system to give directions and navigate ...more
The LITEbox team is delighted to invite you and your departmental colleagues to participate in an exciting series of workshops showcasing good practice of using technology to facilitate public engagement within teaching at the University of Bath.
The third workshop, on Wednesday 1 March 2017 at 2:15-3:05 pm in CB 5.1, will be a panel discussion ...more
I’ve only recently joined the Research Marketing team but have been at the University for a couple of years now. One of the advantages I’ve found from working here is having a wealth of academic knowledge in such close proximity, and easily accessible. So when I heard that the School of Management was running a ...more
If there are half-truths, as there are, there must be half-lies as well. So when is a lie not a lie? When is it, for example, merely an untruth? The Economist's Johnson column looked at this last week and said that the essence of a lie rests in its purpose to deceive. Johnson noted:
During the summer/autumn of 2016 we asked academic staff in the Faculty to complete our Technology Enhanced Learning survey. The survey aims to inform our planning so we can better support teaching staff.
In discussion with the Associate Dean for Teaching & Learning, Marianne Ellis, we've now had a chance to pull the data together into ...more
Of the 50 staff and 50 students taking part in the Bath Half Marathon on 12 March, as part of Team 50, 28 are from the Faculty of Science, with every department represented.
All runners have a fundraising target of £175 in support of RAGs Big Four chosen charities: Bath Rugby Foundation, CLIC Sargent, Trauma Recovery ...more
Lord Rees of Ludlow is Astronomer Royal at the University of Cambridge's Institute of Astronomy, and founder of the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk. This blog post, the third in a three-part series, is based on a lecture he gave at the IPR on 9 February. Read the first part here, and the second ...more
It has been just over two weeks since I joined the Digital team as a developer. Before, I had spent ten years working for a small business in a similar role, plus dabbling in accounting, data analysis, operations and database engineering. I decided I needed a new challenge and a change of environment and was ...more
Through gritted teeth, there is always someone who says that they love change. That is until a particular change comes along which causes them to worry. I suspect, a bit like Room 101 in George Orwell’s 1984 where people are subjected to their own worst nightmare, fear or phobia, we all have a vulnerable point ...more
On 2 February the International Mobility team (Lorna, Agathe, Tracey, Cori and myself) welcomed 120 exchange and visiting students. The largest nationalities represented were Canadian, American, French, Italian and Singaporean. The smallest number of nationals attending– just to mention a few – were one from Norway, one Fin, one Pole, and one Romanian.
Newly arrived ...more
This year's Darwin day lecture was delivered by Professor Nick Davies FRS (Cambridge University). In his talk, entitled ‘Cuckoo – cheating by nature’, Prof Davies described one of nature’s most intriguing stories to a packed lecture theatre at the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution. Captivating photographic and video footage showed how some cuckoo species ...more
Hello from a very wet and cold day in Bath! Hope the weather is better where you are!
Do look out for our Agent Questionnaire which will be coming into your inbox very soon via your main contact at the University of Bath. The survey will come to the main contact address provided for you – ...more
Preparations for the new Polden accommodation are now underway.
As a result, there will be changes to access to the west of the Claverton campus for the duration of the project, due to complete next summer (2018).
From Thursday 16 February, the road running alongside 7W and 9W will be closed. This means parents and carers driving ...more
Congratulations to PhD student, Kevin Martins for leading the first peer-reviewed journal publication from the WASH project.
Martins, K., Blenkinsopp, C.E., Almar, R. & Zang, J. 2017. The influence of swash-based reflection on surf zone hydrodynamics: a wave-by-wave approach. Coastal Engineering, 122, pp. 27-43.
An accepted proof of the paper can be downloaded ...more
It is a pleasure to announce that the University of Bath SIAM-IMA Student Chapter will be hosting a local student conference on 1st March 2017. This one day meeting will be a great opportunity for PhD students to discuss their research with their peers, and to share their work via a talk or poster in ...more
Author: Alison Ryan, Faculty Coordinator - Faculty of Engineering and Design
On Friday 3 February I attended the AUA South Wales and South West Conference 2017 in Cardiff. Having never attended an AUA conference before, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect, but I was really looking forward to finding out.
Chance to network
After an early start ...more