Archive for September 2014

How to solve bendy phone problem?

Bath researchers think that understanding the complexity of metamaterials might help

HIVE "will become a national asset"

Our Chancellor, HRH The Earl of Wessex, was joined by over 180 researchers, engineers and leaders of industry for the opening

Fancy learning a musical instrument? Booking now open

Enrolment opens 10am on Wed 1 Oct with lessons starting the week beginning Mon 13 Oct.

AV Team win national Education Project of the Year award

Congratulations to the Audio Visual Team who have been recognised for their work on the system they designed for the video relay of the graduation ceremonies.

Bath researchers all set to become successful entrepreneurs

Eight researchers from the University of Bath have been picked out of hundreds to take part in a brand new programme which seeks to turn their ideas into profitable technology start-ups.

HR most influential UK thinkers

Professors Rob Briner & Veronica Hope Hailey are named in the top ten of the HR Most Influential UK Thinkers 2014 shortlist

Watch your speed on Widcombe Hill & Claverton Hill

Staff and students are reminded to drive and cycle with care.

Road between Quads Damson & Cedar closed: All week

The road that runs between the Quads Damson and Cedar accommodation blocks will be closed between Monday 29 September and Friday 3 October to enable road resurfacing; the diversion route is signposted.

Stay safe: transport safety

The University has a legal responsibility to it's staff, students and users of its facilities to ensure that driving, cycling and using transport on campus or on University business is as safe as reasonably possible.

Statelessness in Lebanon: PhD student wins research award

Jason Tucker, a postgraduate researcher in the Department of Social & Policy Sciences , has been awarded the inaugural UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Award for Best Doctoral Research on Statelessness.

Computer Workstation Risk Assessment course: Fri 3 Oct

This course will enable assessors in departments to conduct and record computer workstation risk assessments for their colleagues with confidence and in accordance with legal requirements.

Bath PhD student wins Young Microbiologist of the Year

Bath PhD student Ali Hussein has been awarded first prize in the Sir Howard Dalton Young Microbiologist of the Year competition. Congratulations!

IT maintenance affects iTrent & AdminDesk: Tue 30 Sep

If you're back after a summer away, please update your Eduroam Wi-Fi settings.

Lord Ewen Cameron discusses global food security at I-SEE seminar: Tue 30 Sep

The scientific, agricultural and policy challenges of feeding the growing human population will come under the spotlight next week at a seminar at the University of Bath organised by the Institute for Sustainable Energy & Environment.

Could you be a Stop Smoking Adviser?

As part of our Health and Wellbeing program, the University Health, Safety & Environment Service (UHSE) wants to hear from staff members who may be interested in becoming volunteer Stop Smoking Advisers.

Dame Glynis meets staff from Maths

"Your determination to grow your research reputation & increase postgraduate numbers are precisely in keeping with our strategy"

HRH Earl of Wessex opens HIVE

Construction companies & academics can now test construction materials in realistic open-air conditions

Why not learn a foreign language? Courses start w/c 29 Sep

Members of staff can join lunchtime and evening courses at a discounted rate.

Please tell your students about Academic Skills

This year's Academic Skills programme, delivered by our new Academic Skills Centre (ASC), is now open for students to register for Semester 1 classes.

Bilayer graphene research features on cover of leading journal

In their work published as a cover article of Physical Review Letters, an international team including Dr Marcin Mucha-Kruczynski from our Department of Physics shows that bilayer graphene — two layers of carbon atoms arranged in hexagons and stacked on top of each other — is uniquely suitable to control the transformation of the topology of the electron spectrum at the Fermi energy.