Archive for June 2013

Alcohol regulation needs to catch up with online marketing aimed at young people

A Bath academic will call for tighter regulation around alcohol marketing on social network sites when she speaks at a conference this week.

Alumni fund receives more applications for grants than ever

In May the Alumni fund panel met to consider its largest number of applications, and awarded over £100,000 to projects that will benefit the University.

Yeovilton Air Day 13 July 2013

Few events can rival this spectacular five hour flying display - the intensity, drama and spectacle on offer at the Royal Navy’s premier air show is not to be missed.

Orthopaedic Engineering - Joint Replacement programme

The Postgraduate Certificate involved a week of intensive learning and was attended by both industrialists and surgeons alike.

Can high performance computing help your research?

Over 70 attendees came together to share their work with academics from many disciplines at the High Performance Computing (HPC) Symposium.

Faculty raises money for Paralympic Games at sports day

A total of £555 was raised by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences' team.

Tribe Summer Camps 2013

Tribe Summer Camps 2013 in the Sports Training Village from 23 July - 23 August 2013.

Bath moves up the 100 under 50 league table

The Times Higher Education '100 under 50' league table results are out with the University climbing to 34th.

David Barker retires after 36 years at the University

A retirement reception is to be held on Thursday 4 July for Computing Support Manager, David Barker, who is retiring after 36 years at the University.

Academics visit Emory University to strengthen water links

Collaboration between Bath and Emory focusing on water safety.

News from China and Korea - Professor Colin Grant's blog

Four fantastic blog posts from recent trips to China and Korea on Professor Colin Grant's blog.

IT courses available - 19, 20, 21 June

There are spaces available following IT training: Wiki workshop - 19 June, Computing for Beginners - 20 June, Excel 2010 Creating Charts - 21 June

The power of network thinking

An international collection of speakers discussed the quantitative analysis of network models of collective phenomena at the Centre for Networks and Collective Behaviour.

Sandy Wood and Jane Sutton retire

Sandy Wood and Jane Sutton retire from the University at the end of this month.

Anti-Bribery Policy – Protecting you and the University

Following the introduction of the Bribery Act 2010 the University introduced an Anti-Bribery Policy in November 2011.

Women in STEMM speak about their careers- 27 June

In the third of these seminars three other women in STEMM speak candidly about key milestones in their choices in academia and work/life balance challenges.

Diversifying assessment practices - LEAP event - 27 June

Are you thinking about how to diversify your assessment and feedback practices? If yes, why not come and join our lunchtime workshop to be held on Thursday 27 June 2013 from 12.15 to 2.00 pm.

Thousands due for today's Open Day

The University is expecting over 9,000 additional visitors today as we host our annual Open Day event.

Global R&D consultancy launches STEM bursary scheme

Science and engineering students have until 16 September to apply for paid bursaries totalling £25,000 with a leading global research and development consultancy.

Trainee teachers test out their skills at local history spots

Historical monuments have proved good schooling grounds for two sets of trainee teachers studying at the university.