Archive for January 2012

Room Design Competition - Win an iPod Touch or a Kindle!

Put your design skills to the test for a chance to win an Apple ipod Touch or a new Kindle.

Developing Training Courses for Commercial Clients

This one-day workshop will take place on Wednesday, 8 February.

Parental education not always linked to child’s earnings

Researchers from our University claim a parents’ background doesn’t necessarily affect the long-term financial success of their children.

Research to help reduce violence and aggression in Accident & Emergency departments

The School of Management is carrying out a project hoping to reduce levels of violence and aggression in Accident & Emergency departments across the country.

New programme of Staff Development courses for 2012

Dates for staff development courses throughout 2012 are now available.

STEM projects to be showcased on campus

This half-day, afternoon event aims to showcase HE STEM-funded projects being developed and implemented by University of Bath staff.

E&EE student wins Pride of Reading award

Promoting your research via social media - places available on workshop

500 metre pool open as usual

KT Champion funding continues to support showcasing, secondments and website development

Academics across the University have received funding from the Knowledge Transfer Account. Funding is available for activities aimed at building new collaborative links with external organisations.

Good Practice in Research

Our Code of Good Practice in Research has been revised and updated.

Call for Teaching Development Fund bids 2012/13

The University’s Learning & Teaching Quality Committee (ULTQC) is pleased to invite bids for the latest round of teaching development funding for projects in academic year 2012/13.

Congratulations to Hui-Chen Wang for winning poster prize at MASC

Congratulations to postgraduate student Hui-Chen Wang who won the Chemical Science poster prize at the RSC Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry Meeting in Bath on 19 to 20 December 2011.

Bath graduates team up with local producers to promote ‘big isn’t always best’

Two of our graduates have set up their own company to help consumers reconnect with where their food comes from.

Volunteers needed to help find out the importance of breakfast

Researchers from the Department for Health are looking for volunteers to take part in a project designed to explore how important breakfast is to our health.

Architects appointed for new Centre for the Arts

The University has appointed Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios as architects for its new Centre for the Arts following a rigorous selection process.

Working with Universities book highlights SETsquared & Simon Bond

Simon Bond, Centre Director at SETsquared and Head of Bath Ventures, has authored a chapter on developing networks which help support the interaction between Universities and business in the recent publication 'Working With Universities' of Crimson Publishing.

Access arrangements to the STV are changing

In the new year there will be some changes to the way you can access the Sports Training village. There will be free access on the upper viewing areas, lecture rooms and Sports Café. Access to all the sports venues will be via the lower reception using a Mifare membership proximity card. University staff and students do NOT need a new card but can continue to use their library cards. Other members must be issued with a new card.

HRH The Duchess of Cambridge becomes patron of Action on Addiction

A charity working in partnership with the University to deliver a Foundation and Honours degree in Addictions Counselling, Action on Addiction, has announced the patronage of HRH The Duchess of Cambridge.

Bath Science Café: GPS, the sun and the human race

We have all heard of the Global Positioning System, or GPS, which is now widely used and has become fundamental to the modern world.