Archive for August 2016

Working with Uni of São Paulo, Brazil

Dr Pedro Estrela's collaboration to develop biosensors for detecting prostate & breast cancer

Developing new whooping cough vaccines

Our researchers are part of a €28m initiative paving the way for the licensing of future vaccines

Team Bath Racing make history

Our Formula Student team has become the first British team to win a Formula Student event

EU initiative will pave way for new whooping cough vaccines

Researchers from our Milner Centre for Evolution are part of a €28 million EU initiative that will lay the groundwork for the licensing and assessment of future new vaccines for whooping cough (pertussis).

Record setting year for Bath’s student racing car team

The University of Bath’s Formula Student team, Team Bath Racing, has just won the Formula Student Czech Republic competition, and in doing so become the first British team ever to win a Formula Student event.

The maths behind the fastest person on Earth

Kit Yates (Mathematical Sciences) writes for the Conversation.

Putting culture at centre of public policy

A blog post by Stephen Muers based on his time as one of IPR's Visiting Policy Fellows

Immigration information & guidance

Presentations and guidance sessions for EU and international staff start tomorrow

Politicians must connect with the sacrifice of soldiers

Professor Tony Walter (CDAS) writes for the New York Times.

PVC (Learning & Teaching) blog

Professor Peter Lambert shares his thoughts on our results in the National Student Survey

Travel update: Parade & Underdeck closed 20-21 Aug

Our latest travel update looking at the weeks ahead.

RIS' inaugural grant writing retreat - a success!

Over two days at Bailbrook House Hotel, sixteen academics and researchers were able to fully dedicate their time to the development of research proposals - interspersed with some very nice food and coffee! There are plans to run similar events in the future.

18 Manvers Street project update: August 2016

We are pleased to report that refurbishment works are progressing well down in the City.

GlobalProtect VPN upgrade

If you use GlobalProtect, you will be prompted to upgrade to GlobalProtect 3.03 the next time you start a VPN session. Please accept this and follow the instructions.

Ben Fletcher edged out of Rio 2016 but inspires youngsters

A determined display from Team Bath’s Ben Fletcher wasn’t enough to avoid defeat as the Team GB judoka was knocked out of the Rio Olympic Games in the round of 32.

Immigration information & guidance

Presentations and guidance sessions for EU and international staff start next week

Why does time seem to go by more quickly as we get older?

Dr Christian Yates, Lecturer in Mathematical Biology, writes for the Conversation.

Next Research Data 'drop-in' session: Mon 22 Aug

The next session will be held on Monday, 22 August 2016, from 12:00 to 15:00, in Library Room 4.14 - Come along to chat about any aspect of research data management, to get advice, or to work on your data management plan.

Can you be tempted? Free electric bicycle hire

University Security, along with support from B&NES Council, are encouraging staff and eligible students to get out of their cars and try cycling to work, with their electric cycle loan scheme.

Academic promotions - Senior lecturers

Congratulations to our colleagues in academic departments who have been promoted to Senior Lecturer