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Hydrogen Times
Published 9/10/2023 in Bill Scott's blog
Did you know that, from 2025, the government was planning to impose a £118 / year charge on domestic energy bills to cover the cost of more ❯

People on lower incomes drive older cars
Published 9/9/2023 in Bill Scott's blog
Who do you suppose said this: "We need to be conscious about the economic effects that any measures have on different groups within society, more ❯

Meet your ResLife Ambassadors for 2023/24
Published 9/7/2023 in Campus Services
Your ResLife Ambassadors are here to help with any challenges or issues you may run into during your time in University accommodation. As well more ❯

My Top 10 Tips on organising and planning everything before going on placement abroad
Published 9/7/2023 in Student bloggers
Hey everyone, my name is Abby and I study Sport Management and coaching. Currently I am in week 8 of my year abroad on placement in North Island, more ❯

Brave new shivering world
Published 9/7/2023 in Bill Scott's blog
I have long thought that the scribblings of the green wonks at the Climate Change Committee need greater scrutiny that they routinely get. more ❯

Power Automate: Where do I start? (Part 1)
Published 9/6/2023 in Power Up
One of the most common things that people say to me when the topic of automation comes up is that they have no idea where to start with it, or more ❯

Jeremy Boyle during his trip to Beijing.
A Brit in Beijing: my first trip to China
Published 9/6/2023 in Academic & Employability Skills
Jeremy Boyle (BSc Biology), who recently graduated from Bath, learned Mandarin Chinese during his studies. He visited China for the first time more ❯

A disorganised desktop containing many different file formats.
How to declutter your digital life
Published 9/6/2023 in Academic & Employability Skills
Are you the sort of person who feels stressed by physical clutter in your life? In the same way, digital clutter can have a negative impact on more ❯

Sharing research insights creatively: experiences of the pandemic
Published 9/5/2023 in Bath Business and Society
Dr Deborah Brewis reflects on the work she and Dr Mayra Ruiz Castro undertook, supported by Dr Alisha Tuladhar, exploring how London more ❯

Crowdmark pilot for efficient and quality feedback
Published 9/5/2023 in Centre for Learning & Teaching
Building on the successes of an initial trial, teaching staff are invited to pilot Crowdmark to see if it can help them grade and feedback more ❯

‘Riders on the Storm’: what would a Labour government face?
Published 9/5/2023 in IPR blog
In a recent, widely shared piece for Renewal, IPR Director Professor Nick Pearce and Gavin Kelly reflect on the difficult circumstances that a more ❯

Germany Watching
Published 9/5/2023 in Bill Scott's blog
It's good to keep an eye on Germany when it comes to climate and (de)industrialisation policy, particularly as the Greens are in power.  Well, more ❯

The reality for neurodivergent people in the workplace
Published 9/4/2023 in IPR blog
Dr Aida Garcia-Lazaro is a Research Associate at the Centre for People-led Digitalisation and the Institute for Policy Research. Joe White is more ❯

In the market
In the last blog I shared some of the themes emerging from all of the engagement work we did in June and July to help guide the specification for more ❯

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Parade Profile: Steph Calley (BSc Psychology 2018)
Published 9/4/2023 in On Parade
A night at the pub changed everything for local police officer Steph Calley. A chance run-in led her to a career change, lunch with the Queen, more ❯

Biting the hand that feeds you
Published 9/3/2023 in Bill Scott's blog
I see that the RSPB is in the news again for all the wrong reasons – a twitter comment of course.  I understand that it has taken around £78m more ❯

Esther Parkin
Published 9/1/2023 in Be Well
Esther Parkin is our new hub for social groups and wellbeing events. This blog tells you a bit more about how to find it and what it looks more ❯

When words don't mean what they say
Published 9/1/2023 in Bill Scott's blog
No one has a good word to say about air pollution as it can cause much misery, illness and even death – or, perhaps. more accurately, to be more ❯

Best of British Litter
Published 8/30/2023 in Bill Scott's blog
It’s been a record year at the Reading Festival – for litter.  If you doubt it click here. The festival made much of its strict policies more ❯