Archive for November 2014

I-SEE: Creating a stable, sensible energy policy for Britain

I-SEE seminar: Natalie Bennett, Leader of the Green Party of England & Wales - 'A politics that works: how do we create a stable, sensible energy policy for Britain?'

New podcast - David Galbreath's inaugural lecture

Professor Galbreath's inaugural lecture asked whether the evolution of technology requires us to be forever vigilant in the face of a new type of warfare.

Suspension of industrial action by members of UCU

A message to students from Professor Bernie Morley, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Learning & Teaching)

USS dispute: suspension of industrial action

An update on the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) dispute from Ian Cheetham, Director of Human Resources

Matt Dickson on Radio 4 about grammar schools [from 17:20]

Matt Dickson from Social & Policy Sciences was interviewed for Radio 4's 'You & Yours' about his grammar school research. (Matt's interview starts at 17.20):

Chemistry & Nano Science Symposium in S Korea

The research meeting, attended by Steven Bull, Chris Frost and Tony James, was very timely since it follows the exchange of a Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Bath and Ewha Womans University.

First Postgrad Forum: Mon 24 Nov

The PG Forum is an open meeting for all postgraduates (taught & research) to meet and raise the issues that matter in postgraduate life so that students officers can act on them.

VC visits staff in Pharmacy & Pharmacology

"There is clearly a great deal of constructive thinking going on in this department"

Conference on social policy in Middle East & North Africa

A two-day conference will discuss how social policy can tackle political & security challenges

Better social policy central to peace in Middle East and North Africa

A two day conference organised by the University will focus on social policy issues in the Middle East and North Africa.

Ministerial visit for SW low carbon sector

Amber Rudd, MP and Under Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change, visited the Innovation Centre on Tue

Academics head to Xiamen for CASE network meeting

Steven Bull, Chris Frost, Tony James, Toby Jenkins and Simon Lewis attended the 6th Catalysis & Sensing for our Environment (CASE) network meeting hosted at Xiamen University, China, by Yun-Bao Jiang.

Ministerial visit for South West’s low carbon sector

Amber Rudd, MP and Under Secretary of State for the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), visited the University of Bath Innovation Centre (UBIC), on Tuesday 18 November, to discover how the South West is leading innovation in low carbon development.

Better@Bath publication out now

The Autumn Better@Bath publication is themed around the creative & effective use of teaching spaces

New research: Case studies on openness in higher education

The Department of Education (Dr Manuel Souto-Otero) and the School of Management (Dr Robin Shields) are to lead on an exciting new research project on "Open Cases: case studies on openness in higher education" for the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission.

900 attend first ever Eng & Design Industrial Placements Fair

The Faculty of Engineering & Design recently hosted its first ever Industrial Placements Fair to showcase to students the range of placement opportunities available via the Faculty’s extensive industrial network.

Change to winter graduation transport pick-up point

Transport to the ceremonies will be leaving from the East Car Park lay-by opposite the new arts & management building, not the West Car Park as in previous years.

From Sainsbury’s to Band Aid: selling charity at Christmas

An article in the Conversation by Oliver Walton, Lecturer in International Development, on the increasingly blurred boundaries between the public communications of charity and private sector organisations.

Yonsei-Bath workshop on energy & sustainability

A delegation of ten students and staff from the University of Bath visited Seoul, South Korea, last month for the first joint research workshop on energy, environment and sustainability.

Solving national 'inactivity epidemic'

Department for Health research is cited in a major report presented to government this week