Archive for April 2015

Wanted: Unusual or inspiring graduation stories

Has a student you know had to overcome challenges to graduate this summer? Do you have an unusual, inspiring or heart-warming story to tell?

Next government will need to heed housing effect on economy

Dr Bruce Morley (Economics) writes about the important connection between housing and economic stability.

How trustworthy are Cameron, Miliband & Clegg?

Professor Veronica Hope Hailey, Dean of our School of Management, has authored three reports on trustworthy leadership and takes us through an assessment of trustworthiness for Cameron, Miliband and Clegg.

Could you represent your colleagues?

There are four vacancies for staff reps on the Equality & Diversity Committee and the Health & Safety Committee

Arriba! It's Mexico Day on campus

Join in our 'Mexico Day' celebrations today to mark 2015 as The Year of Mexico in the UK

Local politicians canvas on campus: Thu 30 Apr

The University has agreed to allow any political party with a candidate for the Bathwick Ward and any candidate for the parliamentary seat of Bath (or the political party which they represent) to canvas on campus on Thursday 30 April 2015, between 11am and 3pm on the Parade, outside the Library.

New LITEbox initiative set to launch

A new platform to learn, share, explore & develop technologies for learning, teaching & research

Bath performs well in subject rankings in Complete Uni Guide

The University has 15 subjects in the top five which is up from 12 in last year’s guide and our highest number to date.

100 days of a presidential year

Professor Tim Ibell talks about his first 100 days as President of the Institution of Structural Engineers

Check out our forthcoming Public Lectures

These lectures are open to members of the public, staff and students. All public lectures are free unless otherwise stated.

Watch: David Cutts talk about Ashcroft polls - BBC Points West

Dr David Cutts talks to BBC 1 Points West on the latest Ashcroft polls and their likely impact on the local election results, in particular in Bristol West.

Cameron's fateful role in rise of 'Surging Sturgeon'

Comments by Professor Charles' Lees (PoLIS) on the increasing popularity of the SNP have been featured in the Daily Mail.

Restoring trust in politics

Dr Bryn Jones (Social & Policy Sciences) explains that voter apathy, Scottish Nationalism, UKIP, the Green surge are all symptoms of mistrust in the political establishment.

Pharmacy postgrad gets a taste of fame

Postgraduate student Annelisa Sadler competed at the FameLab UK national final at the Bloomsbury Theatre London on 22 April.

Do you have a graduation story to tell?

Have you, or a student you know, had to overcome challenges to graduate this winter? Do you have an unusual, inspiring or heart-warming story to tell?

New funding to study causes of nerve cell damage in Alzheimer's

Dr Julien Licchesi and Dr Rob Williams (Biology & Biochemistry) have won over £25,000 of funding from Alzheimer’s Research UK to probe the biological causes of nerve cell damage in Alzheimer’s disease and illuminate new targets for treatments.

New project to study the causes of nerve cell damage in Alzheimer's

Dr Julien Licchesi and Dr Rob Williams (Biology & Biochemistry) are welcoming over £25,000 of funding from Alzheimer’s Research UK to probe the biological causes of nerve cell damage in Alzheimer’s disease and illuminate new targets for treatments.

Radio 4 recognition for our researcher

Dr Ceri Brown (Education) was shortlisted for British Sociological Association Ethnography Award 2015

New Outlook email service - project update Apr 2015

Computing Services are in the process of rolling out the new service to 3,075 members of staff by 4 June 2015.

Chemical Engineering holds first ever Research Afternoon

The successful event was organised by staff and postgraduate research students to showcase the wide range of cutting edge research taking place across the Department.