Archive for July 2016

Islamophobia(s) in the aftermath of Nice attack

Dr Aurelien Mondon discusses Islamophobia in France on the Institute of Policy Research blog

‘Terrorism threat is waning’: David Miller in The Guardian

Figures from the Global Terrorism Database show a dramatic rise in the number of deaths from terrorist attacks across the world recently but, in western Europe, the figure has decreased.

Internet of Things: Engineering student's winning idea

Ka Man Wong, a student on our MSc Modern Building Design course, has been recognised by Bosch for her innovative idea of a computerised recycling container that could incentivise consumers to recycle waste materials.

Confirmation & clearing: We need you!

Admissions needs volunteers. Could you help out on Thu 18, Fri 19 or Mon 22 August in our call centre?

The way ahead for marine renewable energy research

The University of Bath hosted the prestigious 3rd PRIMaRE Conference to address challenges facing the marine renewable energy industry at the regional, national and international level.

Travel update for coming weeks

Our latest travel update looking at the weeks ahead.

Cloud-based resource supports microbiology data sharing

CLIMB, the UK’s Cloud Infrastructure for Microbial Bioinformatics is a collaboration between academic and computing staff at the Universities of Bath, Birmingham, Cardiff, Swansea and Warwick.

New findings provide deeper understanding of the way people with autism use reasoning skills.

University of Bath academics have uncovered findings to suggest that people with autism have a different way of reasoning than those not on the autism spectrum.

HSS vacancy on Academic Staff Committee

Nominations are invited to fill one vacancy for a staff representative from the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences from the Education & Research job family to serve on Academic Staff Committee until 31 July 2018.

Faculty of Engineering & Design launch staff info wiki

As part of the transition to the new look website, the Faculty has migrated its internally-faced staff web pages to a wiki.

Why today’s skills shortage matters

Steve Egan explains how IAAPS will offer industry-led training including new Masters & PhD programmes

Ian Williams elected chair of international committee

Professor Ian Williams has been elected Chair of the committee responsible for Physical Organic Chemistry within the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC).

IT Shop closes for annual stock-take: Fri - 1pm Mon

The IT Shop in the Library will be closed for its annual stock-take from Friday 29 July 2016 until 1pm on Monday 1 August.

Participants wanted for social computing study: earn £40

Psychology researchers are looking for volunteers to help in a study into the use of digital applications to encourage critical readings of Tweets

The Brilliant Club: taking the PhD to the classroom

CSCT student Luke Williams takes his research into the classroom as part of the Scholars Programme, an initiative run by educational charity The Brilliant Club.

New ways of working for all researchers

RIS is launching PAM, our new Proposal & Award Management System, on Monday 1 August

Bicycle security on and off campus

To make sure your bike is as safe as possible please use a D lock to secure your bike, as they can not be cut through like other types of lock.

PGs for Young Researchers' Programme

Postgrad researchers: Want to volunteer to supervise young people conducting research in the city?

VC visits Bio Sciences Service Unit

Team members, with 100 years of animal care between them, chatted to Dame Glynis about their work

Researchers discover altruism is favoured by chance

Mathematicians may have found an answer to the longstanding puzzle as to why we have evolved to cooperate.