Archive for March 2013

Our students scoop awards at Lovelace event

A number of our students have won top prizes at the annual Lovelace Colloquium.

Easter 2013 opening times 1

The University will be closed for Easter on Friday 29 March and will resume normal working on Wednesday 3 April.

Our scientists set up Antarctic camp at Science Museum - Tues 2 April

Scientists from the University of Bath will be setting up an Antarctic camp in the Antenna gallery to tell the story of their research adventure.

Let's Talk - what would you like to know?

Our second ‘Let’s Talk’ open staff meeting with the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell, takes place on Tuesday 9 April.

Easter 2013 opening times 2

The University will be closed for Easter on Friday 29 March and will resume normal working on Wednesday 3 April.

China Connect events see alumni share job hunt expertise

China Connect – parallel employability and networking seminars held in Beijing and Shanghai – brought together over 120 alumni to pool expertise on China’s job market.

Death of Professor Ronald G. Board

It is with regret that we announce the death of Professor Ronald G. Board, one of the founding members of the University. His funeral will be held on Friday 5 April at 4pm in West Wiltshire Crematorium, Devizes Road, Semington, BA14 6HL.

O2 to install mast – some disruption expected - Sun 31 March

On Easter Sunday, 31 March, telecoms firm O2 will be installing a new telecoms mast on Norwood House. We are expecting some disruption to pedestrian routes.

A great time to do the Staff Survey

The quieter Easter period is a great time to complete your Staff Survey.

New technique detecting ‘sugar-coated’ proteins could identify diseases earlier

Biochemists and Chemists have developed a new technique that could be used to detect a range of age-related conditions such as diabetes and dementia.

Newly appointed Heads of Department announced

We are pleased to announce that seven new Heads of Academic Departments have been appointed.

Professor Barry Crittenden new Heat Transfer Society president

He was inaugurated as the Society’s president at the 2013 annual dinner held at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London earlier this month.

Sir Edmund Happold senior visiting research fellowship

An exciting opportunity has arisen to apply for a Research Fellowship at the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering (ACE).

You’re never too young to graduate!

Around 200 primary school pupils from Swindon took part in a mock graduation ceremony jointly organised by the Dorcan Academy in Swindon and the University's Widening Participation team.

Call for external advisors from UK Research Integrity Office

UKRIO draws upon its Register of Advisers to offer guidance on the best way to ensure good practice in research and address poor practice and misconduct.

Drs Keith Stokes and Grant Trewartha contribute to new rugby injury study

Research undertaken by Dr Keith Stokes and Dr Grant Trewartha from the Department of Health has contributed to a major report into rugby injury.

The scrum forces project features on IRB Total Rugby

The scrum forces project features on IRB Total Rugby

Planning for Impact Event - Report and Slides

At the first IAA-funded Planning for Impact event held on 14 March 2013, academics from across the University presented research-related activities they had carried out.

BOXi unavailable for 20 mins - 7am and 9am, Tue 26

The Business Objects Xi (BOXi) applications will be unavailable for 20 minutes sometime between 7am and 9am, Tuesday 26 March 2013.

University research features on Bang Goes the Theory tonight