Archive for January 2014

Launch of Images of Research 2014 competition

Open to research staff, postgraduate research students and academics, this popular competition, now in its sixth year, challenges researchers to explain how their research is making a difference to the world around us locally, nationally and internationally. Deadline for entries is 5pm, Wednesday 19 March.

Bath case study highlighted as 'good practice' by QAA

A case study about our approach to enhancing information provision has been published on the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) Good Practice webpage.

Listen to VC interviewed on BBC Radio Bristol

Steve Le Fevre meets the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell, and asks her about her job and life at the University

So, how much is a badger really worth? I-SEE seminar: 4 Feb

The pilot badger culls in Gloucestershire and Somerset have pushed a long running debate firmly into the public arena; how much is nature worth and who actually decides how the natural world is exploited? Lecture by Dr Gordon McGlone OBE CEnv MCIEEM.

What makes the French angry? Aurelien Mondon interview

Women in Science Fellowships - applications now open

The L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science programme recognises the achievements and contributions of exceptional females across the globe, by awarding promising scientists with Fellowships to help further their research. This year's Fellowships will open for applications on Saturday 1 February 2014.

Join the Opinion Panel and earn Amazon Gift Certificates

University of Bath is working with The OpinionPanel Community, the UK's largest research panel of students and young professionals on a survey about applying to university.

Bath researchers develop new enzyme reactor technology

Our researchers have developed a new enzymatic process intensification technology that it one of only a few technologies available for accelerating the rate of an enzyme reaction.

Sabbatical Leave Scheme applications

Round two for applications for Sabbatical Leave will open on Monday 3 February 2014. The deadline is 3 March 2014.

Our first MOOC has started!

Our first MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) started last week, and has already had fantastic feedback.

Over 65s wanted for study into impact of ageing on muscles

Scientists from the University are hoping to recruit men and women aged 65 – 80 to take part in a new study to investigate the effects of ageing on muscle strength, power and co-ordination.

BBC Bristol broadcast a day of programmes from campus

South Car Park will be doubling as a radio studio today (Thursday 30 January) when BBC Radio Bristol broadcasts a day of programmes from the University.

Our first MOOC has started!

Our first MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) started last week, and has already had fantastic feedback.

Over 65s wanted for health study into impact of ageing on muscles

Scientists from the University are hoping to recruit men and women aged 65 – 80 to take part in a new study to investigate the effects of ageing on muscle strength, power and co-ordination.

Busy start to 2014: Message from the VC

A message from the Vice-Chancellor Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell with a round-up of the latest news

Bath students visit Palace of Westminster

The Institute for Policy Research (IPR) sent eight of our students to the Palace of Westminster on Wednesday (29 January).

Sally Ford retires after 19 years - Fri 14 Feb

Sally has requested no formal send-off or presentation to mark her retirement, but Purchasing Services are holding an Open House between 10am and 3pm on her last day in Wessex House 6.43. A leaving card is being held by Eileen Barge and Ali Bradley in Purchasing Services.

iTrent, ESS & MSS unavailable: Today 12noon - 1pm

iTrent, Employer Self Service and Manager Self Service will be unavailable, Wednesday 29 January 2014, 1-2pm

Bath student & four graduates to represent GB at Sochi Olympics

A number of University of Bath students and graduates will be competing next month in the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.

New Disability Leave policy & procedure

This new University policy provides paid time off to disabled employees who need treatment, rehabilitation or assessment