Archive for August 2016

Advancing teaching in Brazil

We are working with the University of São Paulo to support the development of student teachers

Staff share experiences from AUA annual conference 2016

More University of Bath staff attended this year's conference than ever before so AUA advocate, Iain Forster-Smith, invited attendees to present on their experiences.

Challenging the boundaries between the arts & sciences

One of our MPharm students has just returned from taking part in this year’s Roche Continents project in Salzburg, Austria, where she learnt "a lot about passion, to never lose the willingness to explore the unknown and last but not least, to continuously push my 'Edge'."

Royal High School student blogs about her visit to campus

A year 12 pupil who took part in our Women into Engineering Day, a Widening Participation event, concluded: "Overall it was a brilliant day and a great experience."

Improving doctoral induction with peer-to-peer support

In response to feedback we are planning, to deploy an 'induction team' - a small group of existing doctoral students from across the faculties to provide peer-to-peer support from late September to early November.

Bath graduate risks her life as MAF pilot to save others

Physics graduate Becki Dillingham, a MAF pilot who travels to some of the most remote parts of Africa to help those in need, has been featured on the Express website.

Mongolian maths: bridging the gap

SAMBa co-director Andreas Kyprianou is helping get Mongolian mathematics back on the map

Meet our new SU Officers

The six new Officers are now established in post in the Students' Union ready for the forthcoming academic year.

Budding tennis stars head to campus for tournament

Aspiring tennis aces from around the world will be serving up a treat at the University of Bath later this month when it hosts a Tennis Europe youth competition.

Sir Anthony Seldon lecture & hon degree

Gerald Walters Lecture on Mon 12 Sep: 11 Cabinet Secretaries 1960-2016 – the most powerful men in Britain

Rail closure between Bristol and Wales this weekend

From Saturday 27 to Monday 29 August, the railway between Bristol Temple Meads, Bristol Parkway, Gloucester and Severn Tunnel Junction will be closed with many services being amended or replaced by buses.

Earthquake in Umbria

Our thoughts are with those affected by the earthquake in Umbria, Italy, and especially our Italian colleagues and students.

Earthquake in Umbria

Our thoughts are with those affected by the earthquake in Umbria, Italy, and especially our Italian colleagues and students.

Update on pay negotiations 2016

A message from Richard Brooks, Director of Human Resources, about this year's pay negotiations

Gardeners' Question Time at The Edge

50th event: Join the audience for BBC Radio 4’s Gardeners' Question Time on Monday 19 September

Andrew Crane on 'net positive' in The Guardian

Companies such as Dell and Dow are working to define ‘net positive’ - where they put more into society than they take. But is it just self-serving rhetoric?

Help needed for our Saturday Open Day

Can you help welcome prospective students & their parents at our Open Day on Saturday 17 September?

IPR seminar - Brexit, UK automotive & industrial policy: 7 Sep

7 September: IPR seminar with David Bailey Professor of Industrial Strategy at Aston Business School

How advertisers seduce our subconscious

Robert Heath, Associate Professor of Advertising Theory in our School of Management, writes for The Conversation.

In pictures: The highs & lows of Bath's Olympians at Rio 2016

The Bath Chronicle has created a gallery of all the Rio athletes who train in Bath or graduated from the University of Bath - the medal haul was one gold, five silvers and one bronze.