Archive for March 2011

Graduates take top business award in Bath

A web marketing consultancy founded by two University of Bath graduates has won the top award in the Bath & North East Somerset Council Chairman's Business Awards.

Inaugural lecture: Evolving molecules in the hall of mirrors

Professor Chick Wilson, recently appointed to the Chair in Physical Chemistry at the University of Bath, is giving his inaugural lecture on evolving molecules on 6 April 2011.

University of Bath announces £9k fee proposal for 2012

The University of Bath is proposing to set a tuition fee of £9,000 a year for Home/EU undergraduates starting courses in 2012.

New TV comedy Campus hits the small screen

The new Channel 4 comedy Campus, much of which was filmed on location on our campus last summer, hits the small screen next week. The series begins next Tuesday 5 April at 10pm and will run for six weeks.

Are you our best research student?

The Ede and Ravenscroft Prize is an annual award for the best postgraduate research student, generously funded by Ede and Ravenscroft, appointed robemakers to HM The Queen. The prize of £1,000 is awarded at a private reception, normally held in early July.

Bath Science Café: The physics of tsunamis - past and present

The Bath Science Café is on Monday 11 April 2011 and will look at the physics of tsunamis, past and present. The event will take place at The Raven in the centre of Bath, and will begin at 7:30pm.

University's Annual Review 2009/10 available to view online

The University of Bath Annual Review for 2009/10 is now available to view online and in hard copy.

Public lecture: Research in the World Series - Creative tensions between science & technology

A public lecture at the University will look at recent debate on the role and affordability of scientific research. The event is free but tickets are required. It takes place at 18.15 on 5 April 2011 in Lecture Theatre 5 West 2.4.

Exam anxiety workshop

The Student Health and Well-Being Service is running two Exam Anxiety Workshops.

English Language Centre now recruiting for summer student helpers

The English Language Centre is now recruiting for its Summer 2011 Student Helper positions

Equality Forum 2011

The Equality Forum 2011: The Inclusive University is being held on
30 March.

Research shows not only the fittest survive

Darwin’s notion that only the fittest survive has been called into question by new research published today (27 March 2011) in the prestigious journal Nature.

Focus group participants needed - £5 Reward!

The University of Bath will soon hold its travel survey, which takes place every two years and records how people travel to and from the University.

Home Office announcement on international student visas

Theresa May, Home Secretary, announced a series of changes to the student visa system. Details to follow.

Japanese students thank Bath residents for support

Students from the University of Bath Japanese Society have raised over £9,000 towards the Japan earthquake and tsunami relief appeal and say they are deeply moved by the level of support they have received from the local community. 

Death of Jacques Grosjean

The University is sorry to announce the death of Jacques Grosjean who died on 7 March.

Bath student a regional winner in prestigious British Council Awards

Maria Xi Zhang, a PhD student in Mechanical Engineering, is one of 12 regional finalists in the prestigious Shine International Student Awards run by the British Council.

A-level students enjoy learning about green science at Bath

As part of the Department of Chemistry’s Millennium Lectures series a Green Science Symposium was held on 16th March 2011, attracting over 200 A-level students from across the regio

Public lecture: Fusion power and the era of burning plasmas

A public lecture looking at fusion power will take place at the University of Bath on 30 March 2011. The event is free to attend and will take place in 5 West, room 2.3 at 7pm.

Families needed for study to help improve local services for children

Reseachers from the Department for Health are looking for local people to take part in discussions that could influence the future of services to improve children health and fitness.