Archive for January 2017

The empire strikes back: Nick Pearce in New Stateman

Professor Nick Pearce (IPR) coauthors an article comparing comparing the current Government with that of Chamberlain for the New Statesman magazine.

The Future of Materials & Biomaterials

Reduced tickets now available for academics & students for April interdisciplinary conference

Skiing students set to represent GB at World Uni Winter Games

University of Bath students Elodie Wallace and Alice MacAulay are flying out to Almaty, Kazakhstan this week to represent Great Britain at the World University Winter Games.

Customer service course for managers: Wed 22 Feb

This course aims to enable managers to support their teams in delivering an excellent service to their internal and external customers.

Tales for Tots creative sessions: Sat 28 Jan

Interactive workshop designed to introduce children to the wonders of stories.

RCUK Energy Programme visit: Wed 22 Feb

RCUK Energy Programme are running a series of regional visits to share information with academics, researchers and research office personnel about the dynamic energy research landscape and discuss their future plans.

Mark Foster & Ged Roddy to be inducted into Hall of Fame

Five-time Olympic swimmer Mark Foster and former Director of Sport at the University Ged Roddy will become the first inductees of 2017 into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport during a joint ceremony tomorrow (Thursday 26 January).

Welcome to new staff who joined us in December

The new starters update gives the name, job title & department of all new members of staff who started with us in December 2016. Enjoy your time at the University!

Meet Head of Theme, EPSRC Healthcare Technologies: 2 Feb

Learn more about the EPSRC's funding opportunities in the Healthcare Technologies theme and get useful hints and tips.

Chemistry, capoeira & coffee at the Copacabana

Jamie Courtenay, student from CSCT, writes about his recent visit to two Brazilian states.

Who are your customers?

Julian Buchanunn, Computing Services, asks some interesting questions about who our customers are and what customer service means.

Insights into recharging batteries

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

'Creative accounting' to increase in Republican states with Trump

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

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.

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 have 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.