Archive for June 2011

New website launched for Bath alumni & friends

The website gives alumni the chance to update their details and find friends and business contacts through the online alumni directories. They can book tickets for alumni events and reunions, read the latest issue of BA2 magazine and find out about alumni activities in their area.

Publications Mandate - full-text for Opus

An Open Access Full-Text Publications Deposit Mandate signals the University’s intention to make the full-text of our research publications widely accessible and without barriers in order to achieve increased visibility, use and impact of Bath research publications.

University death expert warns of funeral crisis as baby-boomers reach old age

Our expert in death studies warns that Britain is not prepared for the death of the post-war baby-boomers.

Andrew Graves hosts key industrialists & academics at CBI dinner

Professor Andrew Graves (Professorial Fellow in Technology Management at the School of Management) was host to a table of key industrial and academic players at the annual CBI Dinner at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.

Students celebrate extra-curricular success

More than 50 University of Bath students have received awards to celebrate achievements made alongside their studies, including local volunteering, work experience and training.

University to benefit from new James Dyson Foundation scholarships

The University is due to receive a scholarship from the James Dyson Foundation for a Phd student to study in the Faculty of Engineering & Design. This will be worth £25k each year for three years.

Engineering student wins gold award for innovative fire-fighting technology

Bath student Tim Quigg (Mechanical Engineering with Advanced Design & Innovation) won a gold award at this year's International Sustainable World Energy Engineering Environment Project (I-SWEEEP) Olympiad in Houston.

Staff: Please return forms to process in the Award Ceremonies

Academic staff are invited to attend and process in the 2011 Summer Award Ceremonies to be held in Bath Abbey on Tuesday 5, Wednesday 6 and Thursday 7 July. Please return your form to the Events & Ceremonies Office in East Building 2.2 before the deadline of Friday 17 June.

Students to celebrate business success

Students will be showcasing their business achievements at a special SETsquared event to celebrate student enterprise on 7 June at Bath’s Holburne Museum.

New CPD course will help health professionals improve patients' lives

Aimed at those who work face to face with patients including GPs, physiotherapists, pharmacists and practice nurses, the new course will teach attendees how to use Motivational Interviewing techniques to encourage and support behaviour change.

Cycle safety in the summer

With the longer summer days fast approaching more people are choosing to cycle to and from campus.

Monte Carlo or bust: smart simulation for serious science

In his inaugural lecture, on Wednesday 15 June, Professor Nigel Wilding will explore the computer simulation of changes of state in models for atoms and complex molecules.

Winners of Images of Research 2011 announced

The 2011 Images of Research exhibition theme was 'Collaboration & Partnership'. Each image, with its description, represents research that involves a collaboration that is Interdisciplinary, International, or with Private or Public Sector partners.