Archive for September 2015

Global Chair appointed for Bath IMI

Professor James Zidek, eminent statistician from the University of British Columbia, is joining us

Listen to Chris Brace on BBC World Service about VW scandal

Professor Chris Brace (CLEVeR) discusses technology surrounding car emissions in light of recent revelations about VW.

Our research portfolio reaches £125m

PVC (Research) congratulates all those involved & urges established researchers to help younger colleagues

Bookings now open for 2015/16 researcher development

Are you a PGR, a member of research or academic staff and want to further develop your skills in research management, leadership, personal effectiveness, public engagement, influence, dissemination and impact? Sign up for the wide range of free workshops we offer.

We should be grateful UUK has taken a stand against Brexit

Professor Roger King (School of Management) writes for The Conversation.

The Big Uni Travel Challenge - win prizes in Oct

The Challenge is all about taking part and getting more people to try changing the way they travel. The Big Uni Challenge runs from 1 - 31 October 2015.

Joanna Bryson answers big AI questions on Newsbeat

Dr Joanna Bryson, an expert in artificial intelligence from our Department of Computer Science, talks about the ethics surrounding AI.

New Director for Institute of Policy Research

Nick Pearce, former Head of Number 10's Policy Unit, has been appointed as the new Director of IPR

Appointment of Nick Pearce heralds major milestone in development of IPR

We are delighted to announce the appointment today of Nick Pearce as the new Director of our Institute for Policy Research (IPR).

School of Management hosts reception in Vancouver

This was the second time the School has hosted a reception at the annual Academy of Management conference, where more than 10,000 management students, academics and professionals join together to network across 1,900 interactive sessions over five days.

Update on underdeck closure

It has not been possible to install traffic lights in the underdeck as there is not sufficient space for vehicles to pass, so the East end will remain closed for the next two weeks.

Fun for all the family: music, art, dance workshops

Creative, fun, hands-on workshops this Saturday (26 September). Pre-booking advisable, limited spaces.

New film launched to promote river safety

As part of its commitment to improving safety along the River Avon, Bath & North East Somerset Council has produced a short film about the new vandal-proof river rescue cabinets containing lifebuoys.

Helping our new students with queries

We have created a web page containing information that we hope will help you to answer any questions

Uni Business covers secret of our success

VC shares her insights: “We’ve been in the right place, at the right time, with the right people”

Secure £s for your engaged research

Bid for seed funding for public engagement with research projects by Monday 9 November

We are top 10 for graduate prospects

Good University Guide 2016 also highlights research and places Business Studies courses top in the country

Global Climate Change Week: 19-25 Oct 2015

Looking for colleagues to take part in a new global academic initiative on climate change.

New scrum technique makes Rugby World Cup safer for players

Drs Grant Trewartha and Keith Stokes (Department for Health) write for The Conversation.

Eileen Barge retires from Purchasing Services after 14 years

Eileen will be available in the office if you wish to visit her on Wednesday 23 September and on her last day Friday 25 September so please feel welcome to pop in at Manvers Street to say goodbye.