Archive for January 2015

Watch our Scholarship Ceremony live: Sat from 3pm

Our Scholarship Ceremony is a wonderful opportunity for scholars, donors, family, friends and members of the University to come together to celebrate the achievements of our students and to thank the donors for their generous support.

How the UK became a worse place for women to work

An article in the Conversation by Dr Sue Milner about the UK’s continuing gender pay gap.

I-SEE - Affordable, secure, sustainable UK energy system: 3 Feb

A seminar by Andrew Haslett, Chief Engineer, Energy Technologies Institute (ETI): How can the UK transition to an affordable, secure and sustainable energy system?

Listen to Tim Ibell's inaugural talk as IStructE president

Recording of The Institution of Structural Engineers' 2015 President, Professor Tim Ibell, speaking at The Institution's HQ on Friday 23 January 2015.

Welcome to Professor Jamie Turner

Jamie Turner is joining Mechanical Engineering as Professor of Engines & Energy Systems

Investors in People Silver standard

Accommodation & Hospitality and Security have received a Silver IiP award for their people management

Preview of VC's report to Senate: 4 Feb 2015

At the meeting of Senate to be held next week on 4 February 2015, the Vice-Chancellor will give her regular update report to members.

The Edge opens for business

Come & explore our fantastic new facility for creative arts & executive education

Agresso upgrade: system unavailable 29 Jan-2 Feb

A read-only system will be available for reporting and enquiring during the upgrade.

Andrew Graves on latest automative industry figures

Professor Andrew Graves (School of Management) talks to BBC Wiltshire on latest automative industry figures and the performance of Honda

MA International Education & Globalisation webinar

The Department of Education delivered its second Masters webinar on 20 January, and with over 40 participants signed up, it the most successful yet.

Russia’s masquerade continues in Ukraine – and fools no-one

David Galbreath, Professor of International Security, analyses the ongoing situation in the Ukraine, in an article in The Conversation.

GW4 Building Communities schemes

Come to a lunchtime session to learn more about Accelerator & Initiator Awards: Tue 3 Feb

Bath visit kicks off Mexico celebrations

We welcomed visitors from the Mexican Embassy at the start of the Year of Mexico in the UK and the UK in Mexico

Syriza's victory in Greek elections

Dr Theo Papadopoulos writes about what the far-left's election win means for Greek & wider EU politics

Are you ready for the next REF?

The next REF may seem far away, but we all need to be focusing on our publications now

Are you (next) REF ready?

The next REF may seem far away, but we all need to be focusing on our publications now.

Dept of Education celebrates launch of seven new books

On 15 January the Department of Education hosted a book launch for seven colleagues whose books were published recently.

A new lease of life for Italy's Northern League?

On the Policy Network website, Anna Bull questions whether the recent rise in popularity for Italy’s radical-right Northern League marks a historic breakthrough.

Mech Eng graduate's Flexipump featured in IMechE article

Mech Eng alumnus David Hutton has been featured in an article on the Institute of Mechanical Engineers website talking about the Flexipump, a business he developed from his final year project.