Archive for March 2014

Simon Bond seconded as SETsquared Director

The University is pleased to announce that Simon Bond, Director of the University of Bath Innovation Centre (UBIC) which forms part of RDSO, has been seconded part time to the UK’s top University business incubator, SETsquared.

Ancient sea creatures filtered food like whales

Ancient marine animals used facial appendages to filter food from the ocean, according to a study co-authored by Dr Nick Longrich

Ancient sea creatures filtered food like modern whales

A study co-authored by Dr Nick Longrich from our Department of Biology & Biochemistry and published in Nature has identified new fossils of a giant marine creature that used bizarre facial appendages to filter food from the ocean.

Printing services for students and staff

Alternative printing options to be made available when the Managed Print Service is not working

Prof. Davenport takes office at BCS Academy of Computing

At the Annual General Meeting of the British Computer Society (BCS), Professor James Davenport from our Department of Computer Science took office as a Vice-President and Trustee of the BCS Academy of Computing.

Turning on nudge tactics to turn off our bad energy behaviour habits

Researchers from our Department of Economics are part of a major European consortium looking at how behavioural economics can be used to make people adopt greener lifestyles.

Expert verdict on tobacco industry evidence

The arguments put forward by tobacco companies against the public health benefits of standardised packaging are ‘largely without foundation’, according to experts in our Tobacco Control Research Group and UK Centre for Tobacco & Alcohol Control Studies (UKCTAS).

Building the future

Over 120 talented female students from Sixth Forms across Britain have been inspired to study engineering and architecture here at Bath following a weekend long event in the city.

Public engagement conversations

These are short, informal meetings where PE Network members meet to learn more about, and discuss, specific engagement-related themes.

Bath Taps into Science 2014

Last week’s Bath Taps into Science was bigger and better than ever before.

Expert verdict on tobacco industry evidence against standardised packaging

The arguments put forward by tobacco companies against the public health benefits of standardised packaging are ‘largely without foundation’, according to experts in our Tobacco Control Research Group and UK Centre for Tobacco & Alcohol Control Studies (UKCTAS).

Innovation Centre start-ups chosen to Pitch@Palace

Three University of Bath Innovation Centre start-ups have been selected for the Duke of York's Pitch@Palace investor showcase which takes place on 2 April at St James' Palace.

Exeter homes take part in mass energy study

Over seventy families from council owned properties across Exeter have joined our ENLITEN study that aims to reduce energy use within homes.

Let's Talk: Answering more of your questions

Answers to your question that there wasn't time to ask last Wednesday

Disability sport day - Wed 19 March

The University of Bath Students Union sport had it's inaugural Disability Sports Day last Wednesday.

Prof. Walsh made Honorary Professor at Yonsei

Professor Aron Walsh from our Department of Chemistry has been appointed Honorary Professor at Yonsei University, South Korea, one of our preferred partners.

Bird mating behaviour influenced by sex ratios

New research shows that rates of divorce and infidelity in birds are affected by the adult sex ratio

Postgrads - Visa news update

The Home Office has released a statement of changes to immigration rules and fee increases due to come into force over the next few months. UKCISA have produced a comprehensive summary for students.

New leader for UK’s top university business incubator

Simon Bond has been appointed as the new head of the UK’s top university business incubator, SETsquared.

Building the future

Over 120 talented female students from Sixth Forms across Britain have been inspired to study engineering and architecture here at Bath following a weekend long event in the city.