Archive for November 2015

Researcher to swap lab bench for back bench

Dr Davide Mattia from the Department of Chemical Engineering is shadowing in Parliament this week

University of Bath researcher to swap lab bench for back bench as part of significant pairing scheme

Dr Davide Mattia from the University of Bath’s Department of Chemical Engineering will be swapping a lab coat for legislation when he visits Dr James Davey in the Department for Energy and Climate Change at the House of Commons for a week in Westminster.

Pain research & Ignite Your Mind on BBC Radio Somerset

Ignite Your Mind organiser Rhiannon Edwards talks to BBC Radio Somerset about her PhD within the Centre for Pain Research at the University and also the Public Engagement initiative being hosted in a local Bath pub.

Reminder: Sabbatical Leave Scheme applications by 27 Nov

Further details about eligibility and the process, together with application forms are available on the HR webpages.

Major ESRC investment for HSS

Researchers in psychology & education have been recognised as Future Research Leaders by ESRC

Learning & Teaching celebration

The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Learning & Teaching) invites all staff to a celebration on Thu 3 Dec in The Edge

Record turnout at Academic Reps conference

Opened by University Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Teaching) Professor Peter Lambert and Students’ Union Education Officer Lucy Woodcock, the training event was attended by new Academic Reps to help them develop skills and knowledge to apply to their role representing their peers.

Major ESRC investment for humanities and social science researchers

Two early career researchers in Education and Psychology have been recognised as Future Research Leaders by the ESRC in a highly competitive process.

Computer Science Society hosts 24-hour hackathon

Around 80 students from universities across the UK took part as part of the Major League Hacking Europe Fall Season.

I-SEE: An affordable, secure & sustainable UK energy system

I-SEE seminar with Andrew Haslett, Chief Engineer, Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) on Tuesday 24 November

Expert advice on ethics for regulators

Professor Ania Zalewska has taken part in an expert roundtable discussion to provide advice to the PM

Travel update for the week ahead

Green Park Road closure and roadworks on Wellsway.

Let’s Talk: Thanks for taking part

If you couldn’t join us at the meeting on Wednesday, you can now watch the recording online

Five new funded PhD programmes

Students interested in studying a PhD in Electronic Engineering with us have received a significant boost

Issues with Re:View Panopto Recorder

Panopto have informed us that there is a potential problem with anyone using the newest version of the Desktop Recorder for Panopto and the newest version of Mac OS (El Capitan).

Academic advises on ethics for regulators

Professor Ania Zalewska has taken part in an expert roundtable discussion on the ethical standards of regulators, organised by the Committee on Standards in Public Life (CSPL).

Engineering a bright future for PhD research at Bath

Students interested in studying a PhD in Electronic Engineering at the University of Bath have received a significant boost following the announcement of five new funded PhD programmes.

Hungarian Ambassador visits campus

Following his day with us, His Excellency Péter Szabadhegy said: "I am very, very impressed!"

Does alcohol really make you better in bed?

Dr Sally Adams, lecturer in health psychology, explores the evidence in an article in The Guardian.

Autism research collaboration between Bath, Spain & Turkey

Dr Mark Brosnan (Psychology) represented the UK in a European ERASMUS+ project to develop a unique technology to support people with autism and their families.