Archive for March 2016

Bremain or Brexit? Nick Startin on the EU referendum

I was invited to speak at the European People’s Party’s (EPP) European Ideas Network in the European Parliament (EP) on 'The EU response on the upcoming and possible subsequent events commonly known as Brexit'

Dr Jason Hart featured in UNA-UK 'Global Development Goals'

Corporate tax, inequality and international development, by Dr Jason Hart, Department of Social & Policy Sciences

Biobanding proposed for ballet training

Siobhan Mitchell & Sean Cumming from Health on how to avoid late maturing girls being given privilege

Natalie Booth on the impact of sending mothers to prison

The vast majority of women in prison in England and Wales (82% in 2014) are being punished for non-violent offences, with 41% held for theft and handling goods.

BBC Radio Wiltshire: 3 Minute Thesis - making it brief

Our 3MT winners sum of their thesis in just 1 minute for BBC radio.

Award winning documentary: Planet of Snail

Post-show talk with Dr Dave Brown and leading cinematographer Roger Chapman

Staff Survey: 15 mins to help shape our Uni

Please put a few minutes aside to share your experience of working here and support local charities

New appointment for Uni Chaplain

The Rev'd Prebendary Angela Berners-Wilson will be the next Rector of the Quantock Towers Benefice in Somerset

Affected by a scam? Get in touch

School of Management researchers are calling for participants for a study on stopping scams

IPR blog: Wales and EU membership debate

'The Same, but Different' Dr David Moon on Wales and the debate over EU Membership

Try your hand at life drawing or creative photoshop

In April the University website is changing

Just over a year ago, the University began work on an ambitious project to develop a new website and publishing platform to replace our nearly decade-old content management system. We are now ready to begin launching the new

More education won’t necessarily make you richer, new research reveals

A new report from Matt Dickson (SPS) challenges the view that more education always results in higher wages.

Effects of education on wages

Dr Matt Dickson examined the relationship between wages and education over the entire life-cycle

Podcast: Stephen Emmitt - Living with buildings

Professor Stephen Emmitt, from the University's Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering, delivers his inaugural lecture on 'living with buildings'.

New nano-scale patterning equipment

We are the only university in the UK to have installed a unique Nano-Lithography printing system

Closure of railway between Bristol and Bath, 2-10 April

A full closure of the railway between Bath and Bristol is planned between Saturday 2 and Sunday 10 April 2016.

Jemma Rowlandson takes 3MT crown

CSCT PhD Jemma Rowlandson has won the University's 3MT competition.

Jemma Rowlandson wins 3MT

The Chemical Engineering PhD candidate now heads to the 3 Minute Thesis national heats

BBC Get Creative at The Edge, Sat 2 Apr

Free event at full of tasters, open rehearsals and workshops to inspire you to get creative.