Archive for April 2015

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Knowledge Transfer Partnership in animation technology

Academics led by Dr Darren Cosker (Computer Science) will work with Imaginarium Studios Ltd to build on their recent successes, like Jungle Book and Fungus the Bogeyman, with innovative software for ‘creature production’.

Enormous hole in the universe may not be the only one

Professor Carole Mundell from the Department of Physics discusses how combining technology and cosmology may open new, exciting windows on our universe.

Let’s Talk with the VC at 2.30pm today

Please come to our open staff meeting today at 2.30pm in the Edge or watch the live stream

Bright future for clean hydrogen power

Researchers have developed a new material for generating hydrogen from water

Breakthrough means bright future for clean hydrogen power

Researchers at our University and Yale University have developed a new material for generating hydrogen from water, ready to use to use as a renewable and carbon neutral fuel.

Radio 4 recognition for our Education researcher

Dr Ceri Brown from our Department of Education was shortlisted for the Radio 4 British Sociological Association Ethnography Award 2015.

Q&As with Steve Egan, our incoming Vice-President

Times Higher Education have published a Q&A article with Steve Egan who starts with us as Vice-President (Implementation) on 1 May

Vacancy for Head Usher at graduations

We need someone to help our graduation ceremonies run like clockwork; please apply by Fri 8 May

Can Europe deliver a united response to Med disaster?

Ahead of tomorrow's emergency debate by EU members, Emma Carmel (Social & Policy Sciences) discusses the history of the situation and the possible outcomes.

Membrane research grant featured in Water Active publication

Editorial coverage of our 'Immortal Membrane' research grant (Darrell Patterson & Davide Mattia) in the April 2015 issue of Water Active publication.

Bath joins Campaign for Science & Engineering - CaSE

The Campaign for Science & Engineering (CaSE) is the leading independent advocate for science and engineering in the UK, whose mission is to raise the political profile of science and engineering.

Mark Boulos exhibition preview at The Edge: Thu 23 Apr 6pm

Come and see how art, neuroscience and theories of embodiment intersect in ICIA's latest exhibition

Obituary: Professor John Staniforth

We regret to announce the death of Professor John Nicholas Staniforth, former colleague from Pharmacy & Pharmacology, who died on 6 March 2015.

IPR lecture - Economic policy: Mon 27 Apr

Prof Mariana Mazzucato will talk about the relationship between the State & innovation-led growth

Vote for your favourite photo in ICIA's competition

For this year’s annual photography competition submissions from students and staff were invited on the broad theme of blurring truth and fiction.

Watch: How will UKIP fare in the election?

In our latest election video, polling expert Dr David Cutts looks at the prospects for UKIP & Nigel Farage

A political party is threatening the union – & not the SNP

David Moon, Lecturer in Politics, discusses "the Carlisle principle" in the Conversation.

Chemistry goes hands-on in Hong Kong at Science Alive festival

Members of the Department of Chemistry delivered three days of hands-on activities based around the chemistry of crystals to over 4,000 members of the public, from toddlers to grandparents.

Embedding public engagement activities in teaching: 29 Apr

Come along to hear how academics from across the University are embedding public engagement activities in curricula