Archive for December 2010

Midge Ure to collect ‘extremely special’ award from University

Eighties music icon Midge Ure OBE will receive an honorary degree from the University of Bath on Tuesday 14 December (3pm) at the University’s winter award ceremonies.

Vice-Chancellor’s response to meeting with staff and students

Message from Vice-Chancellor Professor Glynis Breakwell

Algae for Renewable Energy Doctoral Training Centre Symposium Series

Being held on Wednesday 12 January in 8 West

Vice-Chancellor's statement on proposed changes to HE funding – meeting with students in 6 West South at 4pm today

Message from the University of Bath Vice-Chancellor Professor Glynis Breakwell.

Business Collaborators’ Dinner 2010 is major success

The first annual Collaborators’ Dinner was hosted by Dr Jon Hunt, Head of Research Development & Collaborations and Project Director for the Knowledge Transfer Account (KTA) at the city's Pump Rooms.

Expert briefs Foreign & Commonwealth Office on Latin American integration

Dr Gian Luca Gardini, a lecturer in International Relations and Latin American Politics in the Department of European Studies and Modern Languages (ESML), was invited to speak in a briefing session at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) on 30 November 2010 on regional integration in Latin America.

Winter award ceremonies to take place at the Assembly Rooms

The University of Bath’s annual winter graduation ceremonies take place this week, with more than 800 students receiving their degrees in the Assembly Rooms on 14 and 15 December. 

Student sit-in protest in 4 West

As part of the nationally co-ordinated protests against the Government’s proposals to reduce public funding for Higher Education and to introduce a new system of graduate contributions, some of our students are engaging in a peaceful sit-in protest on Level 3 of the 4 West building.

Architecture student's work commended in coveted international award

Nick Shurey, an Architecture student, has been commended in the RIBA Bronze Medal Award for his fourth Year project Monastere de L'Eau de Vie. This is a coveted international prize open to all RIBA accredited schools of architecture.

I'm a scientist, get me out of here!

The makers of 'I'm a scientist, get me out of here!' are looking for scientists who want to get children interested in science, without having to leave the lab.

University Carol Service

Students and staff, together with their friends and family, are warmly invited to the annual University Carol Service which will take place at Bath Abbey on Wednesday 15 December 2010 from 7.30 to 9pm.

The Cultural Framing of Environmental Discourse

This AHRC-funded Cultural Framing of Environmental Discourse research network (CFOED) held its first workshop at the University of Bath on 2-3 December 2010.

Global transition towards increased awareness & accountability of mankind

On Friday 12 November 2010 the Doctoral Training Centre hosted the Royal Society of Chemistry's Environmental, Sustainability and Energy Division Awards Symposium. The event provided a fascinating insight into modern science and an exciting glimpse of a global transition towards the increased awareness and accountability of mankind.

RAG wins award at Chairman's Community Award Ceremony

RAG (the student led fundraising volunteer group) have won an award at Bath Council Chairman's Community Awards. Rag received a Highly Commended Award for all their hard work fundraising for both local and national charities.

Phased changes in Research Councils grant processing

Following announcements of changes to the processing of Research Councils grants, as some activity moves to the RCUK Shared Services Centre (RCUK SSC Ltd), the EPSRC and NERC will transfer transactions to RCUK SSC Ltd in early December. The remaining Research Councils will make similar changes from early 2011.

Monicker Productions return to complete filming for new comedy

Monicker Productions are returning to the campus this weekend (Sunday December 5) to complete their filming for a new Channel 4 comedy.

Adverse weather conditions - 2 Dec 2010

The University expects to remain fully open throughout the current adverse weather. he Emergency Management Team will, however, keep the situation under regular review throughout the winter.

Christmas 2010 opening times

A list of Christmas opening times for facilities across the University.