Archive for November 2016

An afternoon with the Cabinet Office Policy Lab: 28 Nov

Discover more about the Policy Lab: its work, what it does, and engage in debate about contemporary policymaking.

Election of member of staff to serve on Uni Council

Nominations are requested for the vacancy for one member of staff who is not a member of the Education and Research job family to serve on the Council of the University until 31 July 2018.

IPR blog: Professor Roger Farmer on Autumn Statement

On November 22, Professor Roger Farmer will speak at an IPR public lecture entitled Prosperity for All: How to Prevent Financial Crises.

50th on cover of University Business

On the cover: The Earl of Wessex helps University celebrate 50 years since receiving Royal Charter

Chris Eccleston blogs for Age UK on keeping warm in winter

Chris Eccleston, Professor of Medical Psychology in the Department for Health, explains how humans make the potentially life-or-death decisions that help us stay warm.

Jonathan Gray: Leibniz, Llull & computational imagination

Three hundred years after the death of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz and seven hundred years after the birth of Ramon Llull, Jonathan Gray looks at how their early visions of computation and the “combinatorial art” speak to our own age of data, algorithms, and artificial intelligence.

Bath academics license two preclinical compounds

Professors Stephen Husbands and John Lewis from Pharmacy & Pharmacology have agreed an exclusive license with Orexigen Therapeutics Inc, a California-based pharmaceutical company, for two series of compounds targeting drug addiction and pain.

University of Bath licenses preclinical compounds to Orexigen Therapeutics

Two scientists from the Bath University Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology have agreed an exclusive license with Orexigen Therapeutics Inc., a California-based pharmaceutical company, for two series of compounds targeting drug addiction and pain.

Mattia Cacciatori talks about future of ICC on Australian TV

Mattia Cacciatori (PoLIS) has appeared on ABC Television, Australia discussing the future of the International Criminal Court.

Hon degree for former World Bank economist

Professor Kaushik Basu is the latest emiment academic figure to be honoured as part of our 50th celebrations

IPR blog: Frances Amery on sexual health in an age of austerity

Cuts to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services result in drastically increased spending due to unintended pregnancies and STI infections as well as having an adverse impact on disadvantaged communities.

Video production to help promote your project

PhD student Franco Botes offers a wealth of helpful tips on how to use videos to communicate projects

Last chance to nominate for BaNES Community Awards

The awards recognise volunteers, community leaders, community organisations, carers and local businesses and the positive impact they make on others and the wider community.

Celebrating our partnership with Santander

We are delighted that Santander Universities has signed a new three-year agreement with us

Expressions of Research exhibition - art engaging with research

Find out how artists have been working with our researchers at the Expressions of Research exhibition at 94-96 Walcot Street, Bath, 11am-6pm daily from 18-24 November.

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Free exhibition: art engaging with research opens

Fri 18 Nov, 6-8pm: Come along to Walcot St to hear artists & researchers talk about their collaboration

Three Bath students shortlisted for Williams F1 Engineer Award

Bath students Mark Ascott, Robert Beynon and Oliver Cartlidge have all been named in the shortlist for the 2017 Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future Award, which brings an engineering student into the Williams Formula 1 team for an accelerated career development programme.

New way of checking IT service status

Introducing Status.Bath – a dashboard that works using a traffic light system and easy to understand phrases, which launches on 16 November 2016.

Charlie Lees comments on Farage-Trump link: Radio 5 Live

Adrian Chiles interviews Professor Charlie Lees (PoLIS) about the recent meeting between Nigel Farage and Donald Trump