Archive for December 2015

Front National's polling strong, but no President Le Pen

Nicholas Startin (PoLIS) writes for The Conversation UK

Chequered flag: Bath student's racing success

Mechanical Engineering student Will Palmer has won the prestigious 2015 McLaren Autosport award

First SAMBa workshop in collaboration with Mexican institutions

The first event in the BUC (Bath-UNAM-CIMAT) series took place in Guanajuato, Mexico, during November and was a great success.

Why soft climate deals are better than tough ones

Baris Yalabik and Richard Fairchild have written a Conversation article explaining why less stringent climate deals can be more effective than legally binding targets.

Sporting scholar judoka crowned national junior champion

Sport Performance student Prisca Awiti-Alcaraz, who is supported by a King Scholarship, was crowned national junior champion in the -63kg weight division at the British Judo Championships in Sheffield.

Chequered flag for Bath student racing success

A student from the University of Bath has been named the winner of the prestigious 2015 McLaren Autosport award at the climax of this year's Autosport Awards in London.

New director appointed for CDAS

Dr John Troyer will become Director of the Centre for Death & Society following Prof Tony Walter's retirement

CSCT students receive top tips from Bath graduates

Dr Duygu Celebi and Dr Alf Hill met over 45 enthusiastic PhD students to give insights into their careers and advice for next steps, illustrating the varied career paths that a PhD in Sustainable Chemical Technologies can lead to.

What next FIFA president could do to tackle child trafficking

Darragh McGee from the Department for Health writes for The Conversation: What the next FIFA president could do to tackle child trafficking in football

International research funding call

The second call is now open for various Bath international research funding schemes: deadline 25 January 2016

Royal visit to Action on Addiction

HRH The Duchess of Cambridge helped celebrate 10 years of the Centre’s partnership with the Uni

HRH The Duchess of Cambridge visits Action on Addiction

The Duchess of Cambridge, Patron of Action on Addiction, yesterday visited the charity’s Centre for Addiction Treatment Studies in Warminster, Wiltshire, to see its work providing training, education and professional development for those working in addiction and other related fields and to help celebrate 10 years of the Centre’s partnership with the University.

Exposing Mafia & organised crime

Dr Felia Allum is charting the impact of underground criminal gangs in Italy and beyond

Update from Senate - 2 Dec 2015

The following issues were discussed at the recent meeting of Senate.

IPR launches new policy blog

Launched today by IPR’s new Director, Professor Nick Pearce, the IPR Blog aims to offer expert analysis, debate and comment on recent developments across UK government, policy and academia.

CSCT students reflect on MRes year

CSCT cohort 2014 graduated with flying colours on 9 December 2015 at the Assembly Rooms in Bath; as they move on to their first year of PhD, they reflect on their MRes year at the centre.

Question Time comes to The Edge

The BBC's Question Time was broadcast from the University for the first time ever this week

Adjust, accept & adapt...then excel

Liz Sheils graduated with a distinction in her masters in spite of multiple chronic health conditions

Change of access to temporary car parking next to 10 West

To enable finishing works to 10 West, access to the temporary car parking spaces next to the site will change from the start of 2016. Please use Norwood Ave.

Responding to growing demand

The Writing Centre has recently seen a rapidly growing demand for its services