Archive for July 2013

University receives very positive QAA Institutional Review

We have received a very positive report from the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) following its review of the University’s learning and teaching provision.

Professor Fonseca de Campos of FAUUSP visits ACE

The Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering (ACE) recently hosted Professor Fonseca de Campos from the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism of the University of Sao Paolo (FAU-USP).

Gosiewski and Nartey to contest World Championships

University of Bath student and judo player Jan Gosiewski has been selected to compete at his first World Championships.

Marine life gets drowned out as oceans get noisier

A PhD student from the Department of Physics who recently returned from a trip to lay microphones on the ocean floor off the west coast of Canada is warning of the dangers to marine life from increased ocean noise.

Juliet Hills, Human Resources Manager, retires - Today

After 32 years at the University, Juliet Hills, Human Resources Manager, Academic Staff Committee, will retire on Wednesday 31 July.

Road closure – Claverton Hill, Bath

Wessex Water will be closing Claverton Hill to traffic from 18 August for around eight weeks.

UK Outward Student Mobility Strategy

A new Government-backed initiative launched this week aims to encourage students from the UK to take up opportunities to study and work overseas.

Marine life gets drowned out as oceans get noisier

A PhD student from the Department of Physics who recently returned from a trip to lay microphones on the ocean floor off the west coast of Canada is warning of the dangers to marine life from increased ocean noise.

Sochi 2014 Olympics Conference

We’re hosting the cream of GB’s winter sports athletes ahead of next year’s Winter Games.

Training and Development - timetable now online

Moodle upgrade to 2.5 now complete

Scientific study turns evolution on its head

Our understanding of how animals on the planet evolved may be wrong, according to scientists at the University.

Scientific study turns understanding about evolution on its head

In a new paper, recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the National Academy of Sciences, evolutionary biologists from the Department of Biology & Biochemistry, suggest that our understanding about how animals evolved may be wrong.

International prize awarded to Professor James

Professor Tony James from our Department of Chemistry has been awarded a Daiwa Adrian Prize to further fund his work with Professor Shinkai from Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.

Pharmacy & Pharmacology’s prescription for success

Postgraduates from the Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology recently celebrated receiving their Independent Prescribing Programme Practice Certificates at the Pharmacy prize-giving ceremony.

Campus Computer Shop closed for 2 days

The Campus Computer Shop (ITP) will be closed from 12 noon, Tuesday 30 July 2013 until 12 noon, Thursday 1 August 2013 for annual stocktake.

Webmail unavailable, 8am to 9am - Today

Webmail will be unavailable, Tuesday 30 July 2013, 8am to 9am.

Fire safety training for designated fire wardens - Today

In this training you will learn how to identify, report and take action to minimize hazards and to take prompt and effective action in the event of a fire.

Government website hosts University research

Research by Geof Wood, Emeritus Professor of International Development, has been published on the Department of International Development website.

Department of Education research featured in House of Commons Report

Research from the University has been cited in the House of Commons Education Committee report 'The Role of School Governing Bodies'.