Archive for October 2013

Public lecture on technology and children's learning

A free public lecture at the University of Bath will explore how technology can help to enhance children’s motivation and learning in the classroom, on Wednesday 23 October.

Open access week mini-conference - today

Staff are welcome to an afternoon event on the theme of innovations in publishing.

Industrial action – Thursday 31 October

Message from Professor Bernie Morley, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Learning & Teaching)

PhD student's research shortlisted for prize

Olivia Smith, PhD candidate in Sociology, was shortlisted for the 2013 Corinna Seith Prize for best paper written by a young scholar addressing violence against women.

EndNote training - Nov

You can use EndNote to manage bibliographies and references when writing essays and articles. Make the most of this software by taking one of our EndNote training courses.

New Institute of Policy Research brief available

Professor Paul Gregg and Dr Susan Harkness reflect on welfare reforms announced in the 2013 Comprehensive Spending Review, and the implications for making work pay and family poverty.

Researchers improve diabetes monitoring

A new way of monitoring blood glucose control in diabetes is a step closer to market thanks to a partnership between researchers from the University and leading medical device company glySure Ltd.

Professor Gregg contributes to child poverty report

Professor Paul Gregg from the University of Bath Institute for Policy Research (IPR) contributed to a Government report out today which has assessed social mobility and child poverty in Britain.

Researchers showcase chemical technologies

The fourth annual Summer Showcase of our Doctoral Training Centre (DTC) in Sustainable Chemical Technologies took place last month.

International professionals meet on campus

A group of international students were on campus last week as part the MSc Integrated Environmental Management course run by the Department of Chemical Engineering.

Lecture - Exploring Mars - 31 Oct

In this William Herschel lecture Professor Mark Sims will discuss the case for life on Mars.

Bath fireworks display

Proceeds support the Bath RAG Big Four and Bath Rotary charities.

Help test Medical Centre App

If you find the healthcare system confusing or just want to be part of testing a new health app then get in touch.

Brian Neve discusses the US shutdown on BBC Radio Bristol

New starters in September

The name, job title and department of all new members of staff at the University who started in the previous month.

Second Social & Policy Sciences postgraduate symposium

The second annual Department of Social & Policy Sciences symposium saw postgraduate research students and faculty members come together.

Chairing Recruitment Panels - 23 Oct

Upgrade to Sophos 10

The older Sophos 9 will not be updated from January 2014

1 West new build teaching rooms open

The teaching rooms within the 1 West new building will be open for business from Monday 21 October.

Royal Society support for Indian seminar

Professor Ravi Acharya, from the Department of Biology and Biochemistry, will be visiting India next year after securing a Royal Society grant to organise a scientific seminar at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) in Pune.