Archive for May 2013

Take part in the BBC's The Big Questions - 26 May

The Big Questions is coming to Bristol on Sunday 26th May 2013 and the BBC would like to invite you to be part of the audience.

Team Bath superleague end of season celebration - 26 May

Meet and chat with your Team Bath Superleague team on Sunday 26 May, 3.30pm at the Tramshed, Bath.

Public lecture by world renowned Colombian architect

The University of Bath is delighted to host a public lecture by world renowned Colombian architect Simón Vélez on the 22nd May.

Strawberries and sparkling wine with the Vice Chancellor

You are invited to a strawberries and sparkling wine evening in the gardens of No.16 Lansdown Crescent, by kind permission of the Vice-Chancellor.

Exploring Potential - Diversifying your assessment practices

Come and find out more about diversifying your assessment and feedback practices at our lunchtime workshop.

Conducting an effective review - 12 June

This workshop will discuss the objectives of review, the process and forms and follow-up action plan.

Professor Butler Acting Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences

Professor Ian Butler, the current Head of the Department of Social and Policy Sciences, has been appointed as the Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences on an acting basis for the period of one year.

Vacancy for Head of Dept of Social and Policy Sciences

Expressions of interest are now requested from eligible members of staff who wish to be considered for the vacancy.

Funding for women in STEMM - 12 June

The workhsop will explore funding opportunities directed to or mainly for women including postdoctoral funding, research fellowships and funding to return to science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) after a career break.

BUCS employee wins Student Employee of the Year Award

Congratulations to John (Jules) Farrow for winning the University of Bath on-campus category of the Student Employee of the Year Awards (SEOTY) 2013.

Library and East, wireless upgrade work, 21 May 2013

Wireless will be available, however, there will be short periods of disruption while we carry out upgrade work to the wireless service in the Library and East building, Tuesday 21 May, 8am to 9am.

Catch up on all the sessions from the IPR launch conference

If you missed any of the talks at last week’s launch of the Institute for Policy Research, or just want to watch them again, all the conference videos and a photo slideshow are now live.

Prof Potter wins first Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator Award

Professor Barry Potter from our Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology has secured a prestigious Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator Award - the first ever won by a researcher from the University.

Dr Wakeford discusses the link between epilepsy and autism

Dr SallyAnn Wakeford discusses the link between epilepsy and autism with Geoff Twentyman on BBC Radio Bristol.

Prof Salkovskis features on BBC’s Britain’s Biggest Hoarder

Professor Paul Salkovskis helps retired chemical engineer Jeff deal with his hoard on Britain’s Biggest Hoarder.

Dr Proulx explains how to ‘see with your ears’ on The One Show

Dr Michael Proulx helps author Peter White see with sound on theOne Show.

Ladybirds, biological weapons and the success of invasive species

A ‘Perspective’ piece written by Professor Emeritus Stuart Reynolds has appeared in the Journal Science, looking at how very small numbers of a new species can come to colonise an area.

Agresso User Survey 2012 Results

At the end of 2012 we undertook a user satisfaction survey of Agresso users at the University of Bath.

University to partner with NUS

The University has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the National University of Singapore (NUS) initially to work together in the area of Engineering design education and research.

Richard Law, Security Manager - Retirement 31 May

Richard Law has been a member of security staff for many years and was appointed as the University Security Manager over a decade ago.