Archive for December 2014

Nice, inactive Christmas break? Volunteers needed

Researchers want participants for a new study into the health impacts of prolonged sitting and the best way to counter these.

Dr Dave Brown discusses The vOICe on Saturday Surgery

Dr Dave Brown discusses The vOICE app on BBC Bristol's Saturday Surgery on Saturday 20 December

Footpath from 6W to West temp ext car park closed for four weeks

On 5 January 2015, the 10W construction company will need to close the footpath which leads from 6W to the West Temporary Extension car park (the car park next to the Lacrosse pitch) for approximately four weeks.

Vice-Chancellor visits Human Resources

Dame Glynis learns about HR development, health & safety and even finger painting on departmental visit

Seismic survey technique could save dolphins’ hearing

University of Bath alumnus Jaques Guigné in collaboration with his former PhD supervisor Professor Nick Pace has developed a revolutionary new technology for the seismic imaging of underground geology that could also reduce impact on marine wildlife.

New seismic survey technique could save dolphins’ hearing

University of Bath alumnus Jaques Guigné in collaboration with his former PhD supervisor Professor Nick Pace has developed a revolutionary new technology for the seismic imaging of underground geology that could also reduce impact on marine wildlife.

BBC black, Asian & minority ethnicity talent day: Thu 29 Jan

The BBC Academy is organising free introductions to the world of broadcasting to encourage more black, Asian and minority ethnicity (BAME) experts to put themselves forward as experts for the media.

Dr David Moon - What does 2015 hold for Government?

2015 heralds huge changes for local government in Wales with the Welsh Government setting out a series of council mergers whose shape is currently unclear.

Funding to create manufacturing hub for nano-engineering

Our University, along with the Universities of Bristol, Sheffield and Strathclyde and industrial partners, have been given funding to develop the UK into a future hub for the manufacture of advanced semiconductor materials

Helping to understand business failure

Dr Orla Byrne explores what entrepreneurial failure really means in practice

Dr Newnes hosts Distinguished Visiting Fellow

Dr Linda Newnes, Head of Cost Estimation, recently hosted the University of Arizona's first Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Ricardo Valerdi at the Royal Academy of Engineering.

Researchers on expedition to solve 'small island problem'

Researchers from the Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering are starting their new year with an expedition to the island of South Georgia to carry out research into improving weather forecasting.

Website launched for European Modern Pentathlon

Taking place at the University of Bath, home to Pentathlon GB's National Training Centre, the Championships are due to be held next year from August 17-23.

John Hudson on research & innovation within the EU

Professor John Hudon recently attended two events in Europe that focused on innovation within the EU and financial sectors.

The science behind the hangover

Dr Sally Adams (Psychology) explains why only some people suffer from hangovers

Student app design winners get set for Silicon Valley

An app designed to help job seekers prepare for psychometric and aptitude testing has taken top prize in this year’s University of Bath’s student Apps Crunch Competition, winning the team a trip to Silicon Valley to meet University alumni working in leading global tech companies.

App design team get set for Silicon Valley

The winning app gives jobseekers chance to prepare for psychometric & aptitude testing

REF2014 results are our best ever

A message from the Vice-Chancellor on our performance in the Research Excellence Framework (REF)

ACE tops the table in the REF

The Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering has come equal first out of 45 submissions to the Architecture, Built Environment and Planning Unit of Assessment in the REF 2014.

New funding to create manufacturing hub for nano-engineering

New EPSRC funding will help develop the UK as a hub for nano-engineered materials and devices.