Archive for January 2013

Bath to receive funds from £12.9 million investment

Our Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies is to receive £2.9 million for its project ‘Catalysis for Chemical Transformations’ led by Professor Matthew Davidson.

Health & Safety Management update

Read the January edition of the monthly Health & Safety Management updates.

Great Bustard project

Watch the BBC Newsround report on the University's Great Bustard project.

Alternative methods of delivering lectures and learning activities on 4 and 5 February

To ensure that appropriate examination and assessment is in place for all relevant programmes of study it has been necessary to create some regrettable disruption to the teaching programme. This message provides further detail about the implications of this for staff and students.

A circumstance for pomp at the Holburne Museum

The Holburne Museum is offering free access to its latest exhibition – Painted Pomp: Art and Fashion in the Age of Shakespeare - to all University staff and students.

Vice-Chancellor's Research Day

The fourth annual Vice-Chancellor Research Day was held on Wednesday 23 January and once again lived up to expectations.

Implications for teaching timetable of new arrangements for examinations rescheduled to Monday 4 and Tuesday 5 February

To ensure that appropriate examination and assessment is in place for all relevant programmes of study it has been necessary to create some regrettable disruption to the teaching programme. This message provides further detail about the implications of this for staff and students.

New Open Café invites you to have your say on Euroscepticism

Local people are invited to a new monthly event to discuss issues that are central to society, kicking off with Euroscepticism, tonight, Monday 28 January at the Raven Pub, Bath.

Update on arrangements for postponed examinations for Category 1 students

This updated information on the arrangements for postponed examinations rescheduled for Monday 4 and Tuesday 5 February applies to Category 1 students only.

Praise for students and staff who helped those stranded in the snow

The Vice-Chancellor's Office received a phone call yesterday afternoon from Eric Snook, a well known member of the Bath community, wanting to pass on his thanks and gratitude to students and staff who stopped to help him when he got into difficulties on Bathwick Hill on Tuesday evening.

Public invited to share Second World War stories

A new interactive website that shares people’s experiences from the Second World War will be launched in Bath at a public event at the Bath Royal Literary & Scientific Institution (BRLSI) on Tuesday 29 January.

New arrangements for examinations postponed from Friday 18 January and Tuesday 22 January 2013

As you will be aware the recent adverse weather conditions have caused the postponement of a number of examinations.

Arrangements for examinations postponed from Friday January 18 and Tuesday 22 January 2013

This announcement concerns examinations originally scheduled for Friday 18 and Tuesday 22 January 2013 which were postponed due to adverse weather conditions. It outlines the arrangements the University is making to ensure that these examinations can take place.

Updated information for those currently travelling to campus

Roads (and pavements) are very icy at the top of the hills approaching the campus.

University open as normal today (Thursday 0700)

The University of Bath will be open as normal on Thursday 24 January.

The University of Bath joins new Regional Research Grouping

Today sees the announcement of our formal collaboration with the Universities of Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter. The grouping of four research-intensive universities will be tentatively named the GW4.

£3.75m will allow development of ‘light controlled’ factories

Researchers at Bath have received funding of £3.75 million to explore the next generation of light controlled factories.

Engaging the young with death and natural burial

Researchers from Bath are working to engage the young with death through exploring issues related to alternative burial processes.

New Staff survey coming on 15 March – have your say

The staff survey is your chance to say what you like about working at the University and what you think could be improved.

1100 Update for staff and students

Access to campus has been changeable during this morning and vehicles abandoned last night have been causing significant problems for cars and buses.  However, the bus services are now currently running and we are advised that all main access routes are currently open.