Archive for February 2016

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Welcome to Peter Lambert's first blog post

Professor Peter Lambert, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Learning & Teaching) writes his first blog

Reactions: EU Referendum - 23 Jun

Bill Durodié & Nick Startin (POLIS) give their initial thoughts to news about EU Referendum

Kate Woodthorpe advises Select Committee Inquiry

Dr Kate Woodthorpe has been appointed as a special advisor to the Government's Work and Pensions Select Committee Inquiry into Bereavement Benefits.

Softly-softly could make Big Tobacco turn over new leaf

J. Robert Branston, Department of Economics, has written an article for The Conversation

IPR lecture with Dr Jo Farrar, CEO of BANES: Tue 23 Feb

Chief Executive of BANES Council to talk on 'Transforming public services in a time of austerity'

Apply for Sabbatical Leave Scheme by 29 Feb

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

Train police to adapt to people with autism

Our Psychology researchers highlight how more must be done to equip police officers with necessary skills

11 STV staff run Bath Half for sports project in Africa

All sponsorship money raised by the team in the Bath Half Marathon on Sunday March 13 will go towards funding the UK Sport IDEALS project in Zambia.

Train police to adapt to autism, urge researchers

Our latest psychology study highlights how more must be done to equip police officers with the skills to adapt when they come into contact with autistic people.

A new name for 18 Manvers Street

The University is investing £4.5 million to create a new city centre learning zone with offices for student-facing services at the former police station.

How long is too long a life? Dependence, decrepitude & death

Jana Králová, PhD student from Social & Policy Sciences writes her first article for The Conversation.

Can you test our staff survey?

If you are an academic member of staff, we'd value your views on the new shorter survey on 23 Feb

Interim Chief Executive at BBSRC

Melanie Welham has been appointed interim CEO at the Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council

Prof Dylan Thompson's inaugural

Free lecture titled Physical Activity: Why do we need it & how much is enough? - Wed 2 Mar at 6.15pm

Brammer pledges support to Bath’s engineering students

Brammer, the UK’s leading supplier of industrial maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) products and services, is lending its support to both Team Bath Racing and Team Bath Racing Electric.

Travel update for the week ahead

Possible disruptions to your journey to work in the coming week

Cheating is more society's problem than an affair of the heart

Professor Tamas Szekely (Biology & Biochemistry) has written an article for The Conversation.

Drones to ‘print’ emergency shelters

Research project to develop flying robots capable of autonomously assessing & building structures

New research communities & funding

GW4 has announced 12 new research communities and opened its next round of funding for future projects