Archive for September 2012

BIME annual lecture: Moving beyond the pendant alarm - how can technology meet the needs of an ageing population?

A free public lecture at the University of Bath will describe how technology can be used to meet the needs of an ageing population on Wednesday 3 October at 7pm.
In the lecture, organised by the Bath Institute of Medical Engineering (BIME), Professor Gail Mountain will describe her current research into improving the quality of life of older people through technology and how this has been informed by her earlier clinical experiences as an Occupational Therapist.

Pride in our Paralympians

As the London 2012 summer of sport ends we celebrate the outstanding achievements of the Paralympic athletes associated with the University and take great pride in the Paralympians who are bringing home medals:

Foreign languages fundraiser for Three Ways School

Language tutors at the University of Bath are inviting local people to try a new language and raise funds for Bath’s special needs school, Three Ways.

Be a part of University research that aims to reduce risk of diabetes

Scientists from the University of Bath are looking for volunteers to help them continue research into how short exercise sprints can help to reduce the risk of diabetes.

Bath SU President Chris Clements elected Chair of Unions 94

Unions 94 is the collective group representing all of the Students’ Unions of 1994 Group institutions. The position of Chair also includes responsibility to act as a spokesperson for the Unions 94 group.

Inaugural lecture: Are buildings evil?

Professor David Coley, from the Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering, will be presenting his inaugural lecture titled ‘Are buildings evil’ on Wednesday 10 October (6.15pm in 2 East 3.1)

New professor enhances sustainable energy research at Bath

The University is delighted to announce the arrival of Professor Mark Weller to the Department of Chemistry as Professor in Energy Materials. This strategic professorial appointment will complement and build on Bath’s multidisciplinary expertise in energy and environment-related areas, which is already at the forefront of UK activity and is of international standing.

Fresh store reopens on Monday 10 September

The newly expanded Fresh grocery store will open its doors as planned at 7:30 on Monday 10 September.

University launches life-changing research centre into disability sport

The University is today launching a new Centre of Excellence that will host research into disability sport and exercise for disabled athletes and military amputees.

Bath engineer to appear on James May’s Big Idea programme

Dr Geraint Owen, Mechanical Engineering, will be appearing on James May’s Big Idea programme on Monday 10 September.

Spreading the message of the Games

University of Bath alumna, Caroline Searle, has had her fair share of Olympic and Paralympic participation.

Plans in place for another busy Saturday Open Day

Information for staff volunteering to work on the day, giving details about childcare, parking and reimbursement for your time.

Be inspirational: exhibit at 2013 Summer Science Exhibition

Each year the Royal Society holds a Summer Science Exhibition, and the call for proposed exhibits for July 2013 is now open. If you are interested in applying to exhibit at next year’s event, please see the Royal Society advert and come and speak with Joanna or Ed in the Public Engagement Unit.

Safeguarding children

The University takes very seriously its responsibility to those under 18 who are on campus and/or with whom staff and students have contact. Our policies and procedures have recently been reviewed, which also takes into account modest changes to Government legislation.

Creating a lasting legacy for Paralympic sport

Experts at the University are carrying out life-changing research into disability sport and exercise, inspired by our role in helping to train elite Paralympic athletes.

Bath engineer exhibits at British Science Festival

A research engineer from Bath will be exhibiting her work at the British Science Festival, one of Europe’s largest celebrations of science, engineering and technology, from 4-9 September.

Olympic Media Coverage