Archive for October 2016

Obituary: Emeritus Professor Orhan Berktay

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Emeritus Professor Orhan Berktay.

IT maintenance : Tue 1 Nov 7-9am

Applications welcome for David Parkin Visiting Professorship

This £20k award provides an excellent opportunity to attract an outstanding colleague from outside the UK and to develop ongoing international research and publication partnerships. Deadline: 10 February 2017.

Course for non-managers - Dealing with change: 30 Nov

This course is suitable for all staff who do not have line management responsibility and focuses on understanding change in the context of the University strategy.

Could pain be socially transferable?

Dr Ed Keogh, Reader in Psychology, writes for The Conversation.

Thur: European Space Agency’s Jupiter mission

Dr Nigel Bannister will outline the JUpiter ICy moons Explorer (JUICE) mission in this Herschel Society lecture

Economics student impresses during McLaren F1 test

Will Palmer successfully completed his run in a McLaren Formula 1 car at Silverstone last week as part of his prize for winning last year's McLaren Autosport BRDC Award (MABA), and declared it something that he will remember "for the rest of [his] life."

Managed Print Service (MPS) issues

The MPS is currently working but there have been some reports of issues with printing via the General queue, if you are having issues please use the Postscript queue.

Story behind banners at Bath Abbey

Our Director of Arts outlines the background behind the creation of the banners used in the Abbey procession

50th celebrations: Photos, drone footage & messages

View lots of other great photos on our Facebook page:

VC visits Recruitment & Admissions

“You are the dynamic heart of our University. If you didn’t do what you do so well, we wouldn’t be where we are”

Fantastic video highlights our people, research & L&T

A short film for our 50th Anniversary showcasing how and why our close knit community matters when it comes to innovations in research, learning and teaching.

Congrats to Bath Scheme HEA Fellows

The Bath Scheme is a unique programme leading to nationally-recognised Fellow of the HEA status

Web update from Council on 20 October 2016

A summary of the recent Council Strategy Meeting and normal business discussed on 20 October.

Embrace with death: John Troyer writes for Bath Magazine

Dr John Troyer, Director of the Centre for Death and Society writes about his own journey and the history and work of CDAS.

Course for managers - Dealing with change: Wed 23 Nov

This course for managers and supervisors focuses on understanding change in the context of the University Strategy.

linux.bath - our new Linux service

Staff and students can access academic software to run their research and complete their coursework using a Linux machine.

Establishing UK-Turkey research links

Bath Biosensor Network hosted a four-day workshop for early career researchers from ten UK universities and ten Turkish universities to promote scientific collaborations between the two countries.

VC celebrates our 50th in San Francisco

The VC & the Chancellor made a short but rich & productive visit to San Francisco earlier this month

Introducing the alternative format thesis: Wed 2 Nov

This session for doctoral supervisors will focus on supporting students to write a thesis that includes publications and what to expect when examining one.