Archive for July 2014

Graduate's Flexipump could revolutionise farmers' lives

David Hutton, Mechanical Engineering graduate and Managing Director of Hutton Technologies Ltd, has transformed his final-year project into a product that could revolutionise the lives of farmers in the developing world.

Santander Rio Charter & us

Latest blog post from Professor Colin Grant, PVC (Internationalisation), from the Universia/Santander Rio summit

Bath research makes front cover of Chemical Science journal

A team led by Tony James, Steven Bull and Juyoung Yoon have developed a method they hope will help with the early diagnosis of diseases caused by oxidative damage.

Sociologists present papers at world congress

Sociologists from the Department of Social & Policy Sciences participated in the XVII World Congress of the International Sociology Association: 'Facing an unequal world/Challenges for Global Sociology' which took place in Yokohama, Japan.

What can the Twitter storm over Benefits Street teach us?

A new research project involving researchers from our Department of Psychology will investigate how social media can play its part in both inciting discrimination against and building understanding of marginalised communities.

Letter from Rio from Dame Glynis

The Vice-Chancellor's monthly message with a round-up of the latest news

Funding boost for green energy storage

A new research consortium involving Saiful Islam has been awarded £3.9 million by the EPSRC

Schedule of Vice-Chancellor's visits

The Vice-Chancellor is taking part in a series of informal visits to departments across the University in 2014/15.

What can the Twitter storm over Benefits Street teach us?

A new research project involving researchers from our Department of Psychology will investigate how social media can play its part in both inciting discrimination against and building understanding of marginalised communities.

Graduate Olver takes silver at Glasgow

Heather Olver has collected a silver medal for helping England to second place in the team badminton

Campus Computer Shop closed: 31 Jul & 1 Aug

The Campus Computer Shop (ITP) will be closed for its annual stocktake all day on Thursday 31 July until noon on Friday 1 August 2014.

Aki Salo recognised for contribution to biomechanics in sports

Dr Aki Salo, from our Department for Health, was recently made a Fellow of the International Society of Biomechanics in Sport (ISBS), "the organisation that is closest to his heart".

Elena Kidd describes being Gorbachev's interpreter: Guardian

Elena Kidd, course director of our MA interpreting & translating programme, was interviewed by the Guardian for an article titled: "A word in your ear: the interpreters who speak for world leaders".

Funding boost for green energy storage

A new research consortium involving Professor Saiful Islam of our Department of Chemistry has been awarded £3.9 million by the Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) that will set the direction and development of research and technologies in energy storage.

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Commonwealth Games nationalist rush unlikely to last

Dr Michael Silk, a specialist in media sport and identity politics here at the University, writes about the potential influence the Commonwealth Games might have on the Scottish 'yes' campaign.

Bath athletes strike gold at Glasgow 2014

Commonwealth Games medals to date: 4 Gold, 6 Silver, 6 Bronze. Go Team Bath!

Sustainable Chemical Technologies Summer Showcase is 'spot on'

Sustainability consultant Dr Andy Wells said: "I thought it was another great event - world class science and the quality of presentations and posters was absolutely spot on."

Bath boosts Routes into Languages

Bath is ideally placed to bring together two important national networks for interpreting & translation

New-look, upgraded Linux service available from Tue 29 Jul

If you log into the service on Tuesday morning and see no change you could either clear your DNS cach or restart your machine