Archive for April 2013

Don Foster MP named President at medical engineering charity

Don Foster, MP for Bath, has been confirmed as the new President at the Bath Institute of Medical Engineering (BIME).

Free talk introduces A Brief History of Infinity

Who came up with the idea of infinity? Author Brian Clegg is giving a free talk on Wednesday May 1 on 'A Brief History of Infinity' in Lecture Theatre 5W 2.3.

Dept of Psychology research receives international recognition

Recent research carried out at our Department of Psychology into the link between sight and memory has received extensive coverage in the national and international media.

Contract renewal for research help unit

Funding for the Research Design Service in our Department of Health has been confirmed for another five years, as part of the National Institute of Health Research South West Group.

Continuing undergraduates: choose optional units by 5pm 1 May

If you’re an undergraduate student continuing your studies next year, then you will have received an email asking you to choose your optional units.

HPC Symposium - Tues 4 June

We are holding our 2nd Symposium on High Performance Computing (HPC) which will take place, all day, on Tuesday 4 June.

Special session to introduce social enterprise start-up cash

Do you have a dream of getting your sustainable business idea off the ground if only you had a bit of cash to help you develop your concept?

Congenitally blind people have more accurate memories

Joseph Nye lecture - change of venue

The lecture - Presidents and American Foreign Policy - which takes place today at 18.15 will now be in the East Building lecture theatre.

Institute for Policy Research launch conference Tuesday 14 May

Vice-Chancellor Dame Glynis Breakwell announces the launch of the University's new Institute for Policy Research.

Institute for Policy Research launch conference Tuesday 14 May

As you are I hope already aware, the University's new Institute for Policy Research is holding its launch conference in the East Building lecture theatre on Tuesday 14 May.

Let’s Talk update

Responses to your questions, event feedback and dates for the next two sessions.

We move up to ninth in the new Complete University Guide

Our students have been ranked as the most satisfied in the UK in the 2014 Complete University Guide.

Royal Society Award for Professor Saiful Islam

Professor Saiful Islam has received a Royal Society Award for his research into new materials for the next generation of green energy devices.

Bath team are ‘most improved’ at student competition

A team of enterprising students has made it through to the semi-finals and been declared the ‘Most Improved’ in the Enactus UK Competition.

Chairing Recruitment Panels - Friday 10 May

This is an awareness-raising course for anyone chairing a recruiting panel at the University.

Tribe May half term holiday camps

May half term holiday camps available for athletics, badminton, hockey, netball and trampolining between 28 – 31 May 2013.

Economics student wins ‘First Year of the Year’ award

Joe Peissel has been named ‘First Year of the Year’ in the TARGETJobs Undergraduate of the Year Award.

University of Bath Arts & Media Awards 2013

The University of Bath celebrated its vibrant arts and media scene at the annual Arts & Media Awards on its Claverton Down campus on Wednesday.

Ear-witness precision: Congenitally blind people have more accurate memories

Our researchers have found that people who are congenitally blind have more accurate memories than those who are sighted.