Archive for July 2016

New protection against UVA radiation

New compound offers unprecedented protection against the harmful effects of UVA in sunlight

Nice attack: how to help those who lose loved ones

Filipa Alves-Costa writes for The Conversation on how to help those who lose loved ones in traumatic acts of violence.

A new reporting line for the International Relations Office

To maintain the momentum of our important work on internationalisation whilst the University recruits, the International Relations Office will report to Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost, Professor Bernie Morley from 1 August 2016.

University of Bath and eminent psychologists open new psychology building and the Centre for Applied Autism Research

The University of Bath’s newest building is now open for teaching and research.

10 West building now officially open

Speeches and honorary graduation mark opening of our new addition to campus

University of Bath and eminent psychologists open new psychology building and the Centre for Applied Autism Research

The University of Bath’s newest building is officially opening today for teaching and research, following a visit from eminent psychologist Dame Vicki Bruce.

Sun cream compound offers unprecedented protection against UVA radiation

A new compound developed by University of Bath scientists in collaboration with King’s College London offers unprecedented protection against the harmful effects of UVA radiation in sunlight, which include photo-ageing, cell damage and cancer.

Team Bath Racing is No 1 UK Formula Student team

The engineering competition has been dominated by electric racers in recent years, but Stuttgart’s 2016 result proves that petrol power is still a viable option for the win at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers annual event

ERASMUS+ delegation visit for autism support project

20 educational professionals visited campus as part of an international project to develop a web-based mechanism for matching the needs of children with autism to the available resources

Unicamp visit cements ties with Brazil

International partners joined us on campus for a shared 50th Anniversary celebration to further strengthen our ties

CSCT Blog: Developing your Industrial Biotechnology Career

CSCT students Felix (Cohort 2015), Sonia (Cohort 14), Tristan (Cohort 13) and alumnus Anyela (Cohort 10) attended a two day training workshop run by the BBSRC NIBB Networks.

IPR blog: Dr Nicholas Startin’s talk in Croatia on the EU

The talk at the European Ideas Network’s (EIN) annual summer school in Croatia was exactly one week after the announcement of the referendum result

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.

18 Manvers Street project update: July 2016

Keeping you updated on the project to transform the building into a learning zone with office space for student-facing services

Knowledge Transfer Partnership for Smart Water Meter Project

The University of Bath has secured a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Ashridge Engineering Ltd, a Devon-based company with international expertise in water measurement.

Password hygiene: top tips from Computing Services

In the last year more than 642 million account details have been breached and leaked on the internet from services such as Tumblr, LinkedIn and Myspace; to name just a few.

LITEbox Event: 5x5 Technology Showcase: 22 Sept

Due to the success and positive feedback from the last technology showcase of the same style, this event is being re-run in September 2016 with new presenters.

Local MP sees dementia research

MP Ben Howlett sees our collaboration with Alzheimer’s Research UK in the fight against dementia

Information security update for staff

Measures and advice to ensure our information and data is safe and legal

Unicamp delegation visit cements Bath’s ties with Brazil

We celebrated the joint 50 year anniversary for our University and for our Brazilian partners Unicamp at a reception last week.