Archive for January 2017

Medical Centre car park closure: Mon 23 Jan

Please don't use the Medical Centre car park on Monday as the area at the front of the building is being resurfaced. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Insights into recharging batteries

Why adding charged metal atoms to tunnel structures within batteries improves their performance

Expect more 'creative accountancy' during Trump Presidency

The number of companies using ‘creative accounting techniques’ can be expected to increase in Republican-governed states and decrease in Democrat-governed states when Donald Trump becomes US President today, according to new research from the University's School of Management.

Good luck to Sch of Management at AMBA Awards tonight

The School of Management have been shortlisted for an innovation award by AMBA (Association of MBAs) and will find out the final result in London this evening.

Need to improve your Excel skills?

Lots of opportunities for staff to learn more about Excel spreadsheets.

Navtech KTP graded ‘Outstanding’

Navtech provides innovative radar surveillance solutions for industries focused on safety & security

Trump Presidency to affect the quality of financial reporting information

The number of companies using ‘creative accounting techniques’ can be expected to increase in Republican-governed states and decrease in Democrat-governed states when Donald Trump becomes US President today, according to new research from the University's School of Management.

Building Control Awards for quality of 10W

We were delighted to learn that both the architect and builders of our 10 West building received Bath & North East Somerset Council Building Control Award 2016 Awards.

Bath Taps into Science Festival 2017: programme online

This year's festival will take place 11 - 18 March, with lots of events to make science fun for all the family.

Pint of Science 2017 - help make it happen

Wanted! Postgrad volunteers to act as Pub Event Managers for Pint of Science Festival in May: Apply by 30 Jan

ACE graduate's film nominated by BAFTA for Best British Short

Richard John Seymour, an Architecture alumnus, who now works as a photographer, filmmaker and designer, has been shortlisted for a BAFTA for his film 'Consumed' - a cinematic journey through the landscapes and factories of Chinese production.

Leading Bath chemical engineer named as finalist for national tech award

Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University, Semali Perera, has been selected as a finalist in the 2017 FDM everywoman in Technology Awards which recognise women changing the face of technology in the UK.

Semali Perera: national tech award finalist

Chemical Engineering Professor selected as finalist in 2017 FDM everywoman in Technology Awards

Faster recharging batteries possible after new insights

Faster recharging lithium batteries could be developed after scientists figured out why adding charged metal atoms to tunnel structures within batteries improves their performance.

New city centre hub prepares to launch

Services open on 6 Feb, Learning Commons & café open on 20 Feb - with a new name to mark the occasion

Turf is cut for Milner Centre for Evolution

The ceremonial first turf has been cut to mark the start of building work for the Milner Centre for Evolution

Funeral details for Peter Brown, former Landscape Manager

Peter’s funeral will be held at 11am on Friday 27 January 2017 at Kingswood Remembrance Park in Bristol; former colleagues are welcome to attend.

GW4 to develop ‘first of its kind’ supercomputer

Professor James Davenport will be technical lead on a joint project between GW4 Alliance & industry partners

Process improvement course: new dates in Feb & Apr

This one-day workshop encourages innovative thinking and will teach delegates how to apply tried and tested process improvement techniques that can make a positive difference in the working environment.

Brexit Redux: Nick Pearce (IPR) blogs on May's speech

Professor Nick Pearce, Director of IPR, asks whether there are any lessons we should be learning from history when negotiating an exit from the EU.