Archive for July 2015

Listen: Nick Longrich discuss 'Huggy Snake' on BBC World Service

The BBC World Service interviewed Nick Longrich from our Milner Centre for Evolution within the Department of Biology & Biochemistry about the discovery of a fossilised four-legged snake.

Danaë Stanton Fraser appointed to EPSRC Strategic Advisory Team

Professor Danaë Stanton Fraser of our Department of Psychology will join the Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council’s (EPSRC) Strategic Advisory Team as of 1 August.

Perfectionism can lead to burnout

A new health study highlights the risks of perfectionism in the workplace

Study highlights how perfectionism is leading to burnout

A new health study highlights the risks of perfectionism in the workplace and knock-on effects of burnout among employees.

Health Research Showcase report - & invite to get involved

Together with the Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust, we recently hosted an event to celebrate the collaborative health research that is being carried out in Bath. If you would like to progress a research project with the Royal United Hospital, please contact Lisa Austin, Research Manager: l.austin@bath.ac.uk

Challenging cyber security perceptions at Ingenious Tower Talk

The event, hosted in partnership with the Institute of Ideas, featured a stellar panel of expert speakers including Professor Bill Durodié, Chair of International Relations, who contributed his thoughts on the issue of privacy in the digital age.

CDE researcher gets credit for R&D work on 'Ant-Man' movie

CDE Research Engineer Steve A Willey, who is in the final year of his EngD researching ‘Colour Correction for Stereo Images’, has received credit for his R&D work on the new movie 'Ant-Man'.

Why gamma-ray bursts are so extremely interesting

Professor Carole Mundell (Head of Astrophysics, Department of Physics) presents a ‘100 Second Science film’ for Physics World (US)

New study reveals challenges of texting while walking

What is the impact of texting while walking - the latest study from our Health researchers sought to find the answers.

More rail disruption (Trowbridge, Frome, Westbury): Sat 1 Aug

Coaches/buses will replace rail services.

Dangerous to leave humans in charge of their financial futures

Richard Fairchild (School of Management) writes for The Conversation.

Celebrating excellence in teaching: lecturers inspire learning

Read about some of the nominees for this year's Mary Tasker Award: Howard White (PoLIS), Daniel Wong (ACE) & Mary Hayden (Education).

Swimmers thank coaches & donors after Games success

Sports Performance students Jay Lelliott and Thomas Tsiopanis have thanked their coaches and financial supporters at the University of Bath after enjoying success at the 2015 World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea.

Partnership with leading Turkish research uni

On Monday, we signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Koç University, Istanbul

Funding for 85-year weather forecast

We've been awarded a £1m EPSRC grant to research how building designs interact with weather conditions

The challenges of texting while walking

The latest study from our Health researchers sought to find the impact of being ‘cognitively distracted’

Funding awarded to develop 85 year weather forecast

Researchers from our University and Exeter University have been awarded a £1m Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) grant to create a time series of predicted hourly weather from now until the end of the century, in order to better understand how building designs interact with different weather conditions.

Campus IT Shop closed for stock taking: Fri 31 Jul & Mon 3 Aug

The Campus IT Shop needs to close for its annual stock take but the Help Desk will be open as normal throughout.

Director of HR Ian Cheetham to retire in August

Ian Cheetham has announced he will retire from his position on 31 August 2015

Section of North Rd to close Mon 3 - Fri 7 Aug, 7am-7pm

A section of North Road - from the A36 to just beyond King Edward's School (see map below) - is to close for resurfacing.