Archive for August 2015

First cohort starts new IPR Doctorate

Cohort includes ten policy makers from a variety of high-profile policy settings

Designing bespoke nanomaterials for energy applications

Nanomaterials have the potential to play a central role in solving many of today’s biggest sustainability issues.

Professor Charles Lees discusses the Labour leadership race

Professor Charles Lees discusses the Labour leadership race in an article in The Conversation

Ofsted grades Nursery 'outstanding'

Westwood Nursery has again achieved the highest possible Ofsted rating

IPR welcomes first cohort onto new Professional Doctorate

This week we welcome the first cohort onto the IPR's brand new Professional Doctorate in Policy Research and Practice.

Children's workshop at Modern Pentathlon

Children have fun making team ties inspired by archives.

4 East South & 10 West progressing well

The latest news about progress on our two new buildings.

Get a free breakfast on Cycle to Work Day: Thu 3 Sep

Take part in National Cycle to Work Day and be rewarded with a free coffee and bacon sandwich between 8.30 and 9.30 at The Pit Stop Café in the Students' Union.

New Heads of Department appointed

Congratulations to our new Heads of Department & Associate Deans now in post.

Robert Heath on 'Brand Beckham' in The Telegraph

Robert Heath, advertising expert from the School of Management, discusses why David Beckham has been chosen to star in a new film.

Anita Zeidler awarded fellowship for research into new materials

Dr Anita Zeidler (Physics) has been awarded a prestigious Royal Society/EPSRC Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship. She will use the funding to design glassy materials with new properties.

PhD students present research at Singapore conference

Joe Thompson and Andrew Rushworth went to the 5th Molecular Materials Meeting held in Singapore to give talks on CVD growth of Tungsten disulfide-graphene and Tin sulfide-graphene heterostructure respectively.

Another record year for placements

This year, over 336 Engineering students begin placements at top companies across the UK & abroad

Human powered sub success for Bath students

The University of Bath’s human powered submarine team was named the highest ranked UK team at the International Submarine Race competition, recently held in Maryland USA.

How do we know whether someone has been assassinated?

An article by Dr Matt Alford (Social & Policy Sciences) has been published in International Policy Digest.

Human-powered sub success

Bath was highest ranked UK team at the International Submarine Race competition in Maryland USA

Joanna Bryson starts year-long fellowship at Princeton

Dr Bryson explores the idea of robots as moral agents and warns of the dangers of removing humans from decision making in Princeton's Freedom to Tinker blog.

Electric aircraft – the future of aviation or wishful thinking?

Professor Peter Wilson (Electronic & Electrical Engineering) writes for The Conversation.

Home straight for Paul Salkovskis

Help Paul Salkovskis in the final push of his epic bike ride from John o'Groats to Lands End for OCD-UK

Chris Budd in New Zealand: Does climate change add up?

The University of Auckland has published a review of a public lecture on climate change given by Professor Chris Budd in their Maths Department, where he is a Seelye Fellow.