Archive for August 2013

NUS extra cards are now available to staff

Great news for anyone looking to save money both online and on the high street - for the first time, NUS extra cards are now available to all members of staff currently employed by any department or division of the University.

Alterations to the main entrance to campus (Convocation Avenue) 12-25 August

No computing services in Norwood House, The Chaplaincy and 1 East

First turf cut at new Centre for the Arts

Work on our new Centre for the Arts has officially started – celebrated with a traditional turf cutting ceremony.

Confirmation and Clearing helpline – 01225 430202

Prospective students will be receiving their A level results this Thursday. Please refer those trying to confirm their places to our Confirmation and Clearing helpline.

Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

The Royal Society is currently inviting proposals for its 2014 Summer Science Exhibition.

Research to benefit from investment to tackle health challenges

The University is part of a collaboaration of health researchers in the West Country which has been given a share of £124 million from the Government to enable them to tackle the area’s most pressing health problems.

Local health research to benefit from national investment to tackle major health challenges

The University is part of a collaboaration of health researchers in the West Country which has been given a share of £124 million from the Government to enable them to tackle the area's most pressing health problems.

Early maturation in girls linked to poorer quality of life

A series of studies from the Department for Health have found that girls who reach maturity earlier than their peers are less active and more likely to report a poorer health-related quality of life.

Professor Hope Hailey begins work as new Dean

Professor Veronica Hope Hailey has started work as the new Dean of the University’s School of Management.

Help celebrate our 50th anniversary

Message from Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Kevin Edge

Early maturation in girls linked to less physical activity and poorer quality of life research finds

A series of studies from the Department for Health have found that girls who reach maturity earlier than their peers are less active and more likely to report a poorer health-related quality of life.

Doctoral Training Centre Summer Showcase 2013

This annual event is the main opportunity to discuss and develop collaborations for the forthcoming year, and provides a chance for our industrial and international parters, along with anyone else interested, to catch up with ongoing research in the centre.

University of Bath student recognised at SEOTY Awards

Cristina Dumitru, an International student from Romania studying for a Masters Degree in Pharmacy at the University of Bath, has won national recognition of her employability skills at the annual Student Employee Of The Year awards held last month.

Digital storytelling offers new way for older people to connect

A two-year research project for DEFRA has shown how using short films can help people over 50 find a voice for their stories which can in turn help people become more environmentally aware.

Professor Salkovskis cycles to raise awareness of OCD

Professor Paul Salkovskis from the Department of Psychology is preparing to cycle from Land’s End to John O’ Groats to raise money and awareness for people affected by Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

Call for applications to International Funding Schemes

Message from Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Internationalisation Professor Colin Grant

Postgraduate researchers needed for Public Engagement Forum

Up to eight postgraduate researchers are being sought to join a new Public Engagement Forum being established by the University’s Public Engagement Unit.

Digital storytelling offers new way for older people to connect

A two-year research project by the University of Bath for DEFRA has shown how using short films can help people over 50 find a voice for their stories which can in turn help people become more environmentally aware.

Peter Briggs, Credit Controller, is retiring

After nearly 13 years at the University, Peter Briggs (Credit Controller) will retire on Thursday 22 August.