I listened into the latest Wild Live webinar the other day, but came away disappointed.
In case you wanted a reason not to watch it, I can reveal the answer to the question posed in the title is: YES! Education is failing our young people and the natural world. But you knew that already, didn't ...more
This week, the Minister confirmed that students will be advised to return to campus only when the country enters step 3 of the lockdown exit plan, currently scheduled for 17 May. Letters from the Minister to institutions and students are available on Convene. DfE has updated its guidance accordingly and OfS has updated its student ...more
I hope this e-mail finds you well and hope you had a good Easter break, with some time for rest and relaxation.
Latest Government announcement
On Tuesday this week, the UK Government issued further information for Higher Education, particularly in relation to in-person teaching. It states that the existing guidance on in-person teaching at universities will ...more
Photo: Charlotte Graham
Lin Qi (BSc Architecture 2017) is one of 16 railway key workers chosen to star in an exhibition at the National Railway Museum to celebrate the vital role they have played during the pandemic. She shares her surprises along the route from Bath graduate to working on HS2.
“After graduating, I joined Laing O’Rourke ...more
If you're interested in media engagement, the Public Engagement Unit is excited to offer an opportunity in partnership with community radio practitioners Stellaria Media, community programme-makers at Devon-based community radio station SoundArt and cultural event producers Agile Rabbit.
What is community radio?
As a broad definition, community radio is a space for people to make radio in ...more
The WIRC water colloquia series continues with a webinar showcasing the research of WISE CDT students James Rand and Juliana Marcal.
The seminar will be taking place on Thursday 22nd April @ 1.15pm.
Full details of the event, including information on how to register, can be found here: WIRC Webinar
Please note, you must register to attend this ...more
Dear overseas partners,
Welcome to the April 2021 issue of the University of Bath Agents' Newsletter.
We hope you are all safe and well.
As always, this edition of the newsletter is vitally important to make sure you are updated with all the latest news from the University of Bath.
There are a number of important updates detailed below, ...more
Externally we continue with façade works to the building whilst commencing with new elements to the north compound. Internally we progress with the fit out whilst beginning low level works in the pavilion.
Works continue to progress with the external facades as the team work on multiple elements. We are underway installing the bracketry and framing ...more
The Centre for Smart Warehousing and Logistics Systems (SWALOS) is taking over the Business and Society blog for the month of April. The Centre is newly established, and brings together researchers in warehousing and logistics operations looking to improve operations management and decision making. We’ll hear how their members are solving problems in the field, ...more
During April and May, Learning Technologists and Instructional Designers from the TEL team will be available for queries related to assessment in Moodle and Re:View (Panopto). As a result of an increase in assessment support queries at this point each year, we have set up a booking system for staff to pick a time that ...more
Author: Suvid Jain -
Here is a list of tips/skills that I thought would be useful for any student on an engineering course. I am going to include tips not only for studies, but also for finding future employment.
1) Maths is the subject most used in all the different modules for engineering. Therefore, if more time ...more
Looking for a job in the UK can be a daunting process and even more so when you are an international student. However, being an international student can be an advantage! You may have unique skills and experiences that could give you a lead in with employers. To market yourself successfully to an employer it ...more
The University of Bath and Koç University renew MoU.
The University has recently renewed the Memorandum of Understanding with leading Turkish research institution Koç University. The original MoU was signed in 2015 and has led to a range of activities including Healthcare workshops with colleagues from the Centre for Healthcare Innovation and Improvement (CHI2) and ...more
On Wednesday the 31st of March, we heard Downing Street’s official response to the racial injustice movements connected to Black Lives Matter. No 10’s Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities published their long-awaited report. However, it has not been received well by many, with Boris Johnson's senior adviser on ethnic minorities, Samuel Kasumu, standing down ...more
Dr Eleonora Fichera is Reader in Economics at the University of Bath. She is Deputy Head of Department, co-Editor of Health Economics Letters and Associate Editor of Health Economics.
The rise of obesity and non-communicable diseases (NCDs) is a major public health concern. In the United Kingdom about 26.9 percent of the population aged 15 or ...more
Well, what a week! We’re back with the disciples after one of the most amazing weeks of their lives…
In the middle of the night last Thursday we had seen Jesus betrayed by Judas. Never did quite click with him anyway. Strange how the money kept running out.
Jesus had gone away without a fight. Peter has ...more
It's been a while since the last update so here are a few things that have been going on.
GW4 Technical Staff webinar series
Since January, GW4 have been hosting monthly webinars for technical staff on a range of topics as part of the GW4WARD programme. These have been well attended by technicians from across the four ...more
Happy Transgender Day of Visibility! This amazing annual event is in place to celebrate and raise positive awareness of trans people across the world and we are entering the 11th year of celebrations!
So, whether you’re trans, non-binary, within the binary, or plain and simple looking to learn more about the trans community, read on…
What is ...more
Today is the REF 2021 deadline and to celebrate our submission, Professor Davide Mattia, Associate Dean (Research), reflects on the Faculty’s journey over the last six years preparing for the REF and how our research has made a difference.
Author: Professor Davide Mattia -
What is the REF and why is it important?
The Research Excellence Framework (REF) ...more
“You can have brilliant ideas, but if you can’t get them across, your ideas won’t get you anywhere.” – Lee Iacocca, leading US automobile executive.
Giving presentations is a vital skill that you’ll need in your studies and in your future work. We asked a group of Bath students to share their personal experiences and tips ...more