Archive for March 2014

Discovery dome helps visitors go back in time

This Easter visitors to Chedworth Roman Villa will be transported back in time thanks to the latest digital technology developed by a PhD student from our Department of Computer Science.

Bird mating behaviour influenced by sex ratios

Birds in female-dominated populations are more likely to ditch and ‘divorce’ their mates while promiscuity increases in predominantly male environments, according to new research by Professor Tamás Székely (Biology & Biochemistry).

9th CR@B Symposium - Cancer Research at Bath: Wed 9 Apr

A showcase of presentations and posters highlighting cancer research activities taking place in Bath and Manchester

RAG Week raises an astonishing £10,000 for local charities

The extraordinary hard work and dedication of dozens of students from Bath Raising and Giving (RAG) well and truly paid off as it raised £10,000 for the city’s local charities during RAG Week, from 24 to 28 February 2014.

University celebrates HR Excellence in Research Award

Professor Jane Millar, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research) and Professor Andrew Plummer, Chair of the Research Staff Working Group, recently hosted a celebratory reception held to recognise a number of important developments and achievements in researcher development.

Making waves in water research

We are working closely with the water industry to address challenges to sustainable water management

Lessons in international development from Bath alumna

Bath graduate and Chief Executive of the charity African Initiatives, José Sluijs-Doyle, delivered the latest in a series of talks for our Centre for Development Studies focusing on the role small NGOs can play in development.

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.

Jon Hunt quoted in THE about HE-industry collaborations

Making waves in water research

We're carrying out many different research projects that aim to ensure we look after water - the most important natural resource on earth.

Let’s Talk – thank you for taking part

Watch the recording of last Wednesday's open staff meeting & let us know your thoughts

Lessons in international development

José Sluijs-Doyle, Bath graduate & CEO of the charity African Initiatives, gave a talk on the role of small NGOs in development

Want to record all BBC TV & radio content dating from 2007?

Would you like to have access to over 800,000 TV and Radio programmes for recording and keeping indefinitely? Why not sign up to participate as part of our BoB National trial? Register by Wed 26 Mar.

Robin Shields wins Bereday Award for outstanding article

Dr Robin Shields (Lecturer in Education) has been awarded the George Bereday Award for the most outstanding article published in the Comparative Education Review: a leading journal in the field of comparative and international education.

Dead expensive: Kate Woodthorpe's research on Russia Today TV

Western Vocational Progression Consortium accredited

The Western Vocational Progression Consortium (WVPC), based at the University of Bath, has been accredited with the nationally recognised quality mark for organisations which provide information, advice and guidance - the Matrix Standard.

Student Apps Crunch winners get set for Silicon Valley

Students behind a new app to help users plan evenings out have taken top prize in the University of Bath’s Apps Crunch competition, winning an all-expenses paid trip to San Francisco, to meet tech experts in Silicon Valley.

Training for staff & students - Build better connections: 25 Mar

What differentiates the ‘stars’ of tomorrow from ‘the rest’ is how well-connected you decide to become. That means getting out and building your network regardless of your age, current priorities or experience level. This free presentation will help you build better connections.

Student Services closes at 3.45pm: Today

The Student Services Centre, 4 West, will be closed on Wednesday 19 March from 3.45pm. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Consultation: What software do you use?

We need your feedback so you have public access to the software you need to complete your research, studies and work for the next academic year (2014-2015).