Archive for February 2014

Give offenders more say in care plans

A new IPR report says offenders with mental disorders should be more involved in assessments about the risks they pose

Could you mentor junior research colleagues?

Mentoring circles aim to provide a forum in which research and academic staff and teaching fellows can share their experiences and the challenges they are facing and can talk about their careers with peers and more experienced colleagues.

Scholarships awarded to more than 100 Bath students

At a celebratory event on Saturday 22 February hosted by the Vice-Chancellor, scholarships were officially presented to more than 100 Bath students.

Dr Yasuhiko Irie wins Biology & Biochemistry poster prize

Dr Yasuhiko Irie from our Department of Biology and Biochemistry has won the Faculty of 1000 Poster Prize in the Research Staff/Postdoctoral Researcher category.

Give offenders with mental disorders more say in care plans, argues new report

According to a new report published today by the IPR, offenders with mental disorders should be more involved in how assessments about the risks they pose and the treatment they receive are drawn up.

Message from the Vice-Chancellor

Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell's monthly message with a round-up of the latest news

Welcome to Colombian PhD students

An article in Times Higher Education explains how we are boosting collaboration with ‘neglected’ South America

I-SEE - Why shale gas is key to economic revival: Tue 4 Mar

A look at discovery in both Edwardian and modern terms: The Bowland shale formation - what it means to the UK, and the sensitivity with which it is being explored and developed.

Innovative 'flipped' classroom experience at Sochi Olympics

Some of our final year BSc Sport & Social Science students have been given a rare opportunity to engage with a new innovative classroom experience taking place at the Sochi Winter Olympics.

Business Breakfast - Putting the ‘new’ into renewables:18 Mar

Join us at the Innovation Centre, Broad Quay, BA1 1UD from 7.45–10am for our next Low Carbon Business Breakfast, where we will be discussing Renewable Energy.

Prof Simone Fullagar joins our Department of Education

Professor Simone Fullagar, expert in sport and physical cultural studies, has joined our Department of Education having moved from Australia.

£1.5m community research project to reignite energy debate

Professor Axel Goodbody (Politics Languages & International Studies) is a lead researcher in a new three-year project set to challenge the terms of public debates about energy issues.

Deadline to apply for Sabbatical Leave: Mon 3 Mar

Further details about eligibility and the process, together with application forms are available on the HR webpages.

Parasite - New Deborah Robinson exhibition opens today

The new installation in the University Hall foyer is an audio-visual experience that evokes awareness of the cyclical, recursive elements of malaria.

Lizzy's Olympic legacy...3,000 want to try our push start track

We have been inundated with requests from thousands of daredevils keen to try one of Lizzie Yarnold’s 80mph skeleton runs.

Sports and social science research boosted by arrival of Professor Fullagar

Professor Simone Fullagar, expert in sport and physical cultural studies, has joined our Department of Education having moved from Australia.

How you can support the Students’ Union Officer elections

This week is the campaigning week for the elections of the Students’ Union’s Officers, who will run the Union and represent students’ views at senior management level in the University.

Bath spinout shakes up bioscience

CiteAb, the antibody search engine, has released data that suggests bioscience research in China will overtake the United States

Vice-Chancellor visits staff in the ICIA

The VC continues her series of departmental visits with a trip to the Institute of Contemporary Interdisciplinary Arts

National audio-visual award for live streaming

Congratulations to our Audio-Visual Team for scooping the Amber Miro Memorial Award for the University.