Your Bath alumni events special

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What does AI mean for the future of education? How can we combat modern slavery? What does it take to start your own enterprise?

You can find out the answers to these questions and more at one of the University's upcoming events, online and in person. From lectures to support your life-long learning to alumni socials overseas – read on for event listings and the latest headlines from Bath.

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Submit your nomination for the President's Award
The President's Award honours those who have made an exceptional contribution to the University, the city or the region. Submit your nomination before 12pm (GMT) on Wednesday 28 February.


Headshot of Asel Sartbaeva in a laboratoryThe vaccine technology aiming to pandemic-proof the world
A University spinout company has landed a government contract to develop the world's first thermally stable mRNA vaccine. Alumni supported this vital research.


Headshot of Turi KingProfessor Turi King is the next Director of the Milner Centre for Evolution
Turi is an internationally recognised geneticist and was part of the team that identified the remains of King Richard III. Alongside her work as a scientist, Turi co-presents BBC Two's DNA Family Secrets. Watch this video with Turi.

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Advanced Functional Materials Laboratory opens on campus
Researchers will develop novel materials to tackle challenges in healthcare and climate change, thanks to a £250,000 gift from the Garfield Weston Foundation.


Female wearing a VR headsetBath research used for virtual reality training at the NHS Trust
Doctors and medical students are using VR technology to spot the signs and symptoms of sepsis.



Upcoming Events

The Science Behind Climate Models
Tuesday 20 February, 4.30pm (GMT), online

Unravel the science behind climate models and discover how they can be used for much more than predicting the future.

Addressing Britain's Teacher Retention and Recruitment Crisis
Thursday 22 February, 5.30pm (GMT), online

Professor Simon Burgess, Evelyn Forde MBE and Jack Worth discuss opportunities to improve teacher retention and recruitment.

SETsquared: Investment Landscape in Creative Tech
Tuesday 27 February, 9.30am (GMT), online
How do investors see investment opportunities in creative technology startups and scaling companies? Find out in this interactive session.

How can we combat modern slavery in public procurement? Thursday 29 February, 6.30pm (GMT), London
Join us for an engaging evening of discussion and networking to mark the launch of new report: Climate change and modern slavery in public procurement.

Behaviour Change for Net Zero
Tuesday 5 March, 4.30pm (GMT), online
Professor Lorraine Whitmarsh MBE on why behaviour change is key to tackling climate change, and how to achieve it.

MBA Masterclass in Brand Building and Performance Marketing: The Organisational Chicken and Egg
Friday 8 March, 9am (GMT), online
Join Associate Professor Kim Watts as we explore the delicate balance between brand building and performance marketing.

ActNowFilm Bath Screening: Give Young People a Seat in Key Climate Talks
Tuesday 12 March, 5.30pm (GMT), University of Bath
Join us for a screening of ActNowFilm, featuring youth climate leaders from all over the world in conversation with eminent climate experts, followed by a panel discussion and a reception.

Athens Alumni Social
Save the Date: Thursday 14 March, 6.30pm (EET)

Enterprise Day
Wednesday 20 March, 1pm (GMT), University of Bath
Find out more about how you could start your own enterprise and gain insights from those already on their entrepreneurial journey.

When Science Meets Power
Tuesday 26 March, 5.15pm (GMT), University of Bath
Leading policy analyst Sir Geoff Mulgan CBE joins us to talk about his new book, When Science Meets Power.

Hong Kong Alumni Social
Save the Date: Tuesday 11 June, 6pm (HKT), Yurakucho

Singapore Alumni Social
Save the Date: Thursday 13 June, 6pm (SST), Mercure Singapore Bugis

Interested in postgraduate study?

Alumni may qualify for 10% discount. Find out more about studying the following master's courses in these webinars:

MSc Applied Psychology and Economic Behaviour
Tuesday 20 February, 11am (GMT)

MA Education & PGCiE
Tuesday 5 March, 11
am (GMT)

MSc in Humanitarianism and International Development
Thursday 14 March, 11
am (GMT)

MSc Public Policy
Tuesday 19 March, 11am (GMT)




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