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Helping the DfE develop its sustainability and climate change education strategy
Published 12/6/2021 in Bill Scott's blog
The DfE wants feedback on its draft sustainability and climate change education strategy for education and children’s services systems.  These are...read more ❯

Christmas railway work: Bristol Parkway area
Published 12/6/2021 in Campus travel updates
Some railway improvement work is taking place between Christmas and New Year close to Bristol Parkway station and at Stonehouse. You’ll also find...read more ❯

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Meet the Skills Co-Creator team
Published 12/6/2021 in Academic & Employability Skills
Four student ambassadors will be working with the Skills Centre this academic year to help develop our skills resources and communicate our skills...read more ❯

The case for paid fatherhood leave
Published 12/6/2021 in IPR blog
Lynn Prince Cooke is a Professor in the Department of Social and Policy Sciences at the University of Bath, and author of Gender revolution,...read more ❯

Climate literacy for all!
Published 12/3/2021 in IPR blog
Dr Steve Cayzer is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, and Climate Action Learning and Teaching Liaison on the Climate...read more ❯

VIP - Intergenerational engagement in research and teaching: Challenging stereotypes and promoting positive ageing
Published 12/3/2021 in Student bloggers
Hello everyone! I am Vienne from Hong Kong, a first-year doctoral student in Education. This is my first blog about my experience in joining a VIP....read more ❯

My experience of using the Hardship Fund
Published 12/2/2021 in Student bloggers
Introduction My name is Ciara Sherlock and I am a third-year Management student. To give you some context to my background and situation, I come...read more ❯

Giving
Published 12/2/2021 in Chaplains Latest Reflection
On 6th December many people round the world will be celebrating the feast of St Nicholas. In popular culture St Nicholas may feature as a jovial,...read more ❯

Prospects job profiles: career inspiration, idea exploration and tailoring your CV!
In my various roles in the Careers Service - and particularly for CV and Application Advice appointments - Prospects job profiles are a key...read more ❯

Living during my placement year
Published 12/2/2021 in Student bloggers
Getting a placement Firstly, I just want to mention, don’t panic in second year when all your friends are starting to secure their placements. I...read more ❯

An Insider’s Guide to Living and Studying in Hong Kong Whilst on Exchange
Published 12/1/2021 in Student bloggers
Why exchange in Hong Kong? I decided to do an exchange semester because life so far taught me to take every opportunity and the University of Bath...read more ❯

Life in the UK with Kaylee Low
Published 12/1/2021 in Be Well
Each month we ask our International Wellbeing Ambassadors some questions to find out how they’ve got on living in the UK. This month hear from...read more ❯

How the tobacco industry uses media to influence policy
Published 12/1/2021 in Tobacco and Public Health
Effective tobacco control policies cut smoking rates and save lives. But they also impact tobacco industry profits, so it’s no surprise that the...read more ❯

Cracking Causality in Complex Policy Contexts
Published 12/1/2021 in Centre for Qualitative Research
This blog was written by Professor James Copestake and is republished here with permission. One way or other, we all struggle with the challenge...read more ❯

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Preparing for Semester Two - staff development opportunities for learning and teaching
Published 12/1/2021 in Centre for Learning & Teaching
The Centre for Learning & Teaching is launching a range of staff development opportunities to help you prepare for the forthcoming...read more ❯

Natural History and the DfE
Published 12/1/2021 in Bill Scott's blog
The DfE is saying nothing about the chances of the GCSE in natural history getting approval.  The proposal  is "with ministers" I understand.  But...read more ❯

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Halal food on & off campus in Bath!
Published 11/30/2021 in Student bloggers
Throughout my university application process, I found that choosing which university to go to came down to more than just grades and league tables -...read more ❯

Climate change denial in the face of mounting evidence
Published 11/30/2021 in IPR blog
Scott Shepherd is an Intern in the Institute for Policy Research (IPR), and a recent postgraduate from the Department of Health at the University of...read more ❯

Pot-luck Poetry: A way of exploring feminism and 'Writing Differently'
Published 11/29/2021 in Bath Business and Society
In October, we met for the second event in our Feminist seminar series organised by Dr Sarah Glozer, Dr Deborah Brewis and Professor Nancy Harding....read more ❯

RCP 8.5
Published 11/28/2021 in Bill Scott's blog
I've been reading an article in Unherd from Tom Chivers on the gloom we saw at COP26. Chivers says that the predictions we hear about doom and...read more ❯