Archive for December 2013

Staff Survey - Dec update

Since the results of the 2013 survey were shared in July, a lot of work has been going on behind the scenes

Christmas thank you from the VC

A message from the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell

The University is now closed till 2 Jan 2014

Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year from Corporate Communications!

Plants to products

We have secured part of an £18m grant to establish a new biotechnology network

Closure of Quarry Rd & Chancellors' Building during the vacation

Details of campus road closures and when the Chancellors' Building will be open over the CHristmas period.

Please switch it off! Help us save energy over the holiday

Please use this holidays energy checklist before you leave the office for Christmas.

Transitional arrangements for Student Services

With Mark Ames, Head of Student Services, leaving for Bristol this week, transitional arrangements to cover the role are being put in place until March 2014.

Staff Survey 2013 - December update

Since the results of the 2013 survey were shared in July, a lot of work has been going on behind the scenes.

Vacancy: Associate Dean (Research) in Faculty of HSS

An opportunity has arisen for an Associate Dean (Research) in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences from 1 February 2014, or as soon as possible thereafter, for three years in the first instance.

Advance notification of funding opportunity from GW4

Message from Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research Professor Jane Millar

Bath student prepares to compete in iconic Beijing stadium

University of Bath Sports Performance student Lloyd Wallace will compete in the iconic Bird’s Nest Stadium this weekend as the Beijing 2008 Olympic stadium hosts freestyle aerial skiing for the first time.

MA in Education establishes new study centre in Hong Kong

We are pleased to announce that another new Study Centre based in the Victoria Shanghai Academy (Hong Kong) will be starting in May 2014 for students on the MA Education programme.

Chem Eng graduate awarded prestigious Salters' prize

We are pleased to announce that Zoe Wood, a recent MEng graduate from the Department of Chemical Engineering, has been awarded a prestigious Salters' graduate prize which she collected at the Salters' Institute annual awards ceremony in November at Salters' Hall, London.

Update from Senate - Dec 2013

Report of items discussed at the December meeting of University Senate

How accessible is the University?

At the end of November a group of students, parents and carers attended ‘How accessible is the University?’ a campus event to explore the accessibility of the University to students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

New approach could ‘trick’ MRSA into being less deadly

Researchers from our Department of Biology & Biochemistry led by Ruth Massey are calling for a new approach to treat the most toxic form of MRSA, which could improve the chances for people who have contracted the infection.

Centre for Doctoral Training will boost Catalysis research

A new Centre for Doctoral Training in Catalysis research has been announced by Universities and Science Minister David Willetts.

The heat is on as Leidenfrost video goes viral

A YouTube video created by Bath physics students has become a surprise 2013 global internet sensation clocking up half a million hits from around the world since its launch in September.

New approach could ‘trick’ MRSA into being less deadly, say scientists

Researchers from our Department of Biology & Biochemistry are calling for a new approach to treat the most toxic form of MRSA, which could improve the chances for people who have contracted the infection.

How accessible is the University?

At the end of November a group of students, parents and carers attended ‘How accessible is the University?’ a campus event to explore the accessibility of the University to students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)