Archive for September 2016

Jamie Eastman introduces Edge Arts autumn programme

Jamie Eastman, Director of Arts at the University, talks about his first six months in post and gives a glimpse of what is in store at The Edge during our 50th Anniversary year.

Is Patagonia’s business model is a paragon of virtue?

Avi Shankar, Professor of Consumer Research, (School of Management) has co-written an article for The Conversation.

Check out our free Public Lectures for the autumn

These lectures are open to members of the public, staff and students. All are free unless otherwise stated.

Secure £s for your engaged research

The call is open to any member of staff in the Research and Education job family; apply by 7 Nov

Four men who will shape the way the EU negotiates Brexit

Dr Susan Milner (PoLIS) has co-authored an article in The Conversation.

Visualising quantum behaviour of hot electrons for first time

Scientists from the Department of Physics have identified a method to visualise, over a millionth of a billionth of a second, the initial quantum behaviour of electrons on a surface.

Musculoskeletal health challenges with Richie Gill: Wed 5 Oct

As part of the Minerva series, this free lecture by Professor Richie Gill (Mech Eng) will describe some major challenges for global healthcare provision and give an overview of the research work being performed at the University of Bath to meet these challenges.

University scientists receive prestigious fellowships

Two scientists from the University of Bath have been awarded prestigious University Research Fellowships by The Royal Society.

Leave no trace: Reduce, reuse, recycle

Use the Leave No Trace loyalty card to get money off food and drink in eateries on campus

MCMC thematic semester

Take part to further the use of Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) method in research across campus

Why Labour civil war will run & run despite unity pledge

Professor Charlie Lees writes for The Conversation

Listen to Gardeners' Question Time from The Edge

GQT was hosted on campus recently; tune in to Radio 4 at 3pm today (Friday 30 September) or on Sunday at 2pm to hear the programme

Leading teams – motivating & developing staff

10 Nov: This course aims to promote management practices and techniques which engender good team morale and also help managers when things don’t go so well.

Whatever happened to the soft left?

Professor Nick Pearce, Director of the Institute for Policy Research, explores Labour's soft-left tradition

Visualising quantum behaviour of hot electrons for first time

Scientists from the Department of Physics have identified a method to visualise, over a millionth of a billionth of a second, the initial quantum behaviour of electrons on a surface.

Lift Share week - why not try it? 3-9 Oct

Regular car-sharers save on average £80 a month – that’s nearly £1000 per year! - and they drastically reduce CO2 emission which helps towards a healthier and happier community.

Research postgrads: sign up for PGSkills training sessions

Courses are all free to attend and are designed for MPhil/PhD & Professional Doctorate students

A day in the life of a Doctoral student

Hear first-hand experiences of PGR life & find out more about the Uni’s diverse Doctoral community: 17 Oct

Unsafe air pollution affects 90% of UK

Scientific model shows 90% of British population live with air pollution above WHO recommended safe limits

Ceremony for our returning Rio medallists

All staff are invited to our celebration event in University Hall on Wed 12 Oct at 1.30pm