Archive for August 2014

New nutritional guidance for basketballers

International collaborative research to improve basketball players' performance & offset fatigue

Number 1 in the NSS for second year in a row - message from the Vice-Chancellor

Dame Glynis shares the good news about the National Student Survey results with students

What impact would Scottish ‘Yes’ vote have on UK?

Tonight at 9.30pm BBC 2 viewers can watch ‘Scotland Votes: What’s at Stake for the UK’ in which Andrew Neil explores what an independent Scotland could mean for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Here our own experts give their views.

What impact would Scottish ‘Yes’ vote have on the UK

So far the debate about September's referendum on Scottish Independence has focused almost entirely on the impact of the vote in Scotland. Yet what would an independent Scotland mean for the rest of the UK?  

Beyond the ceasefire: securing safety for Palestinian children

Jason Hart, Senior Lecturer in International Development, discusses the plight of Palestinian children in the Gaza troubles, in The Conversation.

Regional winner in Women in Property Student Awards

Lois Kentish a second-year Civil Engineering student has fought off strong regional competition to be named a national finalist for the Association of Women in Property Student Awards 2014.

Number 1 in the NSS for second year in a row

Congratulations everyone! This is a unique achievement for a research-intensive university like ours

Placement year can boost degree success

Ian Crawford writes about the role mid-degree work placements can play in overall student success

Top in UK for student satisfaction for second year running

This year's NSS results once again place the University at the top of the national league table for student satisfaction.

Securing safety for Palestinian children

Dr Jason Hart writes for the Conversation UK - 'Beyond the ceasefire: securing safety for Palestinian children'.

Electric bugs used to detect water pollution

Chemical Engineers have developed a low-cost device to monitor the quality of drinking water

Entrepreneurial launchpads in Africa

PhD researcher Florence Karaba from our School of Management writes about entrepreneurship in Africa

Electric bugs used to detect water pollution

Scientists from our Department of Chemical Engineering have developed a low-cost device that could be used in developing countries to monitor the quality of drinking water in real time without costly lab equipment.

Alumni go behind the scenes at CERN

Find out more about the links between CERN and the University of Bath on the alumni blog

Mid-degree work placements can boost success

Ian Crawford, a teaching fellow in our School of Management here at the University, writes with Dr Zhiqi Wang of Bath Spa University about the role mid-degree work placements can play in overall student success.

Africa’s go-getting cities are entrepreneurial launchpads

Florence Karaba, a PhD researcher in the School of Management here at the University, writes with Prof Christian Stadler of the University of Warwick about entrepreneurship in Africa.

Improving our email and calendars

Over the last 3 months a project team has been working with a number of specialist suppliers to design and plan our new email and calendar service

Work placements can boost chances of good grades

Ian Crawford from our School of Management talked about how a mid-degree work placements can boost chances of getting a 2.1 or first.

Dr Wali Aslam discusses the developments in Gaza

Dr Wali Aslam from our Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies was interviewed by Radio Bristol on the developments in Gaza

Dr David Cutts on Nick Clegg and Lib Dem prospects

Dr Cutts from our Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies was interviewed for Points West about what the Lib Dems can hope to achieve here in the South West at the next election