Archive for November 2014

Preview of Vice-Chancellor's report to Senate: 3 Dec

At the meeting of Senate to be held next week on 3 December 2014, the Vice-Chancellor will give her regular update report to members.

Dr John Troyer talks about avatars on BBC Radio 4

Dr John Troyer from our Centre for Death & Society talks about avatars on Beyond Belief, BBC Radio 4

Death of Marie Morley, RIS & UCU

With great regret and sadness, we announce the death of Marie Morley on Monday 24 November

University hosts CBI South West Economics Dinner

Research & Innovation Services and the School of Management co-hosted and sponsored the CBI South West Economics Dinner, which brought together over 50 business leaders and executives to network and share best practice.

Launching our first Research Rocket

Come & learn how we are changing the world with our research on Wed 3 Dec

Faculty awarded grants of £5m

In the last two years, Engineering & Design has been awarded four EPSRC equipment grants

Funeral details of Dr Claire Willis, Computer Science

We regret to announce the death of Dr Claire Willis, a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science with 19 years service.

GW4 Alliance brings economic & social benefits to Wales

Professor Jane Millar, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research) attended the Welsh launch of the GW4 Alliance this week.

Grant to develop advanced hypoxic imaging facility

Researchers from the Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology and Biology & Biochemistry have been awarded a BBSRC ALERT 14 equipment grant to develop a unique and cutting edge facility in Bath to enable them to study the impact that low oxygen conditions (hypoxia) have on cell function.

Bill Durodié on new counter-terrorism proposals [1:35:42]

Professor Bill Durodié from our Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies was interviewed on BBC Radio Scotland.

£3.2m fund to boost UK university spin-outs & research

The ‘iCURe’ project will see early-stage researchers at the five SETsquared universities (Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton and Surrey) being given tailored training, mentoring and funds to speed up the commercialisation of their ideas, technologies and products.

Struggling schools need more governors

Latest IPR Policy Brief highlights the challenges of recruitment & retention of skilled school governors

Daphne Jackson Trust wins WISE award

The Daphne Jackson Trust, which recently helped two of our STEM subject researchers return to work after a career break, has won a Women in Science & Engineering (WISE) Leadership Award.

The Normal Heart - free film for World Aids Day: Mon 1 Dec

The film tells the story of the onset of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York City in the early 1980s. 6.15pm in 8 West 1.1 - all welcome.

Struggling schools need more governors with the right skills

The latest IPR Policy Brief highlights the challenges of recruitment and retention of school governors and suggest possible solutions for policy-makers.

David Galbreath on raising of the terror level - BBC Bristol

Professor David Galbreath from our Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies talks to Geoff Twentyman about the implicatons terror level legislation.

Exhibition of Sport, Physical Activity & Culture UG research

Please join us for a poster exhibition hosted by staff and students on the BA Sport & Social Sciences degree that demonstrates the diversity of Undergraduate Research in Sport, Physical Activity and Culture Exhibition (URSPACE).

European industry collaborations at new building research park

There are several large scale European funded research projects with industry which are located at our £1m Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) funded HIVE.

Chick Wilson featured in exhibition at Royal Albert Hall

To celebrate the International Year of Crystallography, the Illuminating Atoms exhibition presents a selection of photographs by Max Alexander portraying the inspirational work of crystallographers, including our own Professor Chick Wilson from the Department of Chemistry.

New species of dinosaur discovered

Palaeontologist Dr Nick Longrich has discovered a new species of dinosaur lying forgotten in a museum