Archive for October 2015

Travel update for the week ahead

It’s our latest travel update, detailing delays in Bath and the surrounding areas for the next 10 days.

Listen: How to save household energy this winter

Energy PhD researcher from the Department of Psychology, Karlijn van den Broek, speaks to BBC Wiltshire on energy saving tips.

Six things you can do with waste coffee grounds

Rhodri Jenkins (Chemical Engineering) writes for The Conversation.

Challenges in Chemical Renewable Energy conference

During September a trio of CSCT students (Joe Donnelly, Jonathan Wagner and David Miles) attended Challenges in Chemical Renewable Energy (ISACS17), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Student Learning Associates

Please encourage your students to apply for the Student Learning Associates scheme

Rob Briner: Five things HR should start doing

Professor Rob Briner (School of Management) has written an article for HR Magazine on best practice for HR departments entitled “Five things HR should start doing”.

New book on Democratic Unionist Party

Dr Sophie Whiting recently won a prestigious prize for her co-authored book about Northern Irish politics

Paul Gregg on BBC Radio 4 - Cuts to tax credits [from 12:48]

Professor Paul Gregg (Social & Policy Sciences) has been interviewed by Eddie Mair on BBC Radio 4 (from 12:48) about the Government’s proposed cuts to Tax Credits.

Implications of dignity for international development

Dr Séverine Deneulin from the Centre for Development Studies was a major contributor to last week's Human Dignity and Human Development Conference in the US.

Top tips: Multi-tasking in Outlook

Tips to help you work more efficiently using Outlook.

Help shape your new print service

Please take a few minutes to complete a short survey to help define our future service

Bath runs national programming contest

On Saturday 24 October the University of Bath ran the first autonomous UK/Ireland heat of the Intercollegiate Programming Contest (UKIEPC).

Implications of dignity for international development highlighted at major conference

Dr Séverine Deneulin from the Centre for Development Studies was a major contributor to last week's Human Dignity and Human Development Conference in the US.

All staff invited to attend Let’s Talk meeting

Come along to our next open staff meeting on Wednesday 18 November, 2.15-3.15pm, in The Edge

New Institute offers advice to SW companies

We are launching Bath Institute for Mathematical Innovation (Bath IMI) on Wednesday 28 October

Nine key tips for the campaign to keep Britain in the EU

Donald Lancaster, a new teaching fellow in our School of Management, blogs with some dos and don'ts for the 'In' campaign.

Trial of a third Open Day in 2016

The June 2016 Open Day event will run over two consecutive days – Thursday & Friday

Who owns a person’s ‘digital legacy’ after they die? [6:48]

Dr John Troyer (Centre for Death & Society) has been interviewed on BBC Inside Out West (from 6:48) about what happens when a person's digital legacy is locked online.

The Herschel Space Observatory: Thu 26 Nov

A free lecture by Dr Chris North, astrophysicist from Cardiff University, at 7pm, in 8W1.1.

SETsquared is best uni business incubator in Europe for 3rd time

SETsquared has been ranked as the top university business incubator in Europe for the third year running.