Archive for February 2017

Bath students hoping to send their experiment to the moon

Three Aerospace Engineering students from the University of Bath are finalists in an international engineering competition, with the winners sending their experiment to the moon.

Bath Taps into Science is back bigger and better than ever

The award-winning Bath Taps into Science festival returns with a bigger and better programme than ever before between March 11-18 2017.

Take a quick tour of our Elec Eng lab facilities

Fairtrade Fortnight events from 27 Feb to 12 Mar

The University is hosting a variety of events, activities and giveaways over the next two weeks to celebrate and raise awareness of the importance of Fairtrade.

Conversion calling campaign

Our first ever conversion calling campaign is well underway: 4,000 calls made to prospective students

Busy first week at City Learning Commons

Our new Learning Commons & Cafe at The Virgil Building received 1,700 visits in its opening week

IPR: Labour’s weakness leaves Tories free to do as they please

An article by Professor Nick Pearce, Director of IPR, that first appeared in the Financial Times.

Vacancy for Head Usher at graduations

Could you help our graduation ceremonies run like clockwork? Please apply by Fri 24 Mar

Olympic champ Heather swaps rowing for marathon running

Heather Stanning, double Olympic rowing champion and University of Bath graduate, is swapping her oars for running shoes as she trains for this year’s London Marathon in aid of the Royal British Legion Industries (RBLI).

Dons of a different kind – THE features Felia Allum (POLIS)

John Elmes, fron the THE, interviews our academic researching the Camorra about Kalashnikovs and pizza, investigating a closed community, and how she stays safe.

Free online course: How new apps help children with autism

Free, four-week, online course, run by Psychology, aimed at improving support for children with autism

Brave new world: Digital Marketing MBA Masterclass

Sophie Miles, Marketing Officer, writes for the Research Marketing blog.

Join us for Research Rocket 2017

Thu: Find out how our early career researchers are making a difference by creating healthy futures

Daron Acemoglu to receive hon degree & give lecture: Wed 1 Mar

the author of 'Why Nations Fail' will be giving a talk titled: The balance of power - the race between state & society

JP Morgan investing in our students

JP Morgan's new scholarship programme ‘Winning Women in Technology’ will support 10 Bath scholars per year

Innovative online course to support children with autism

Our latest MOOC from the Centre for Applied Autism Research will help parents and practitioners support young people living with autism.

Funeral details for Dr Darrell Patterson: Fri 3 Mar

The service will take place at Holy Trinity Church, Combe Down, at 11am on Friday 3 March.

From tech start-up to world class - & made in the UK: Thu 9 Mar

Mike Lynch will discuss the issues in creating a multi-billion dollar tech business out of the UK, going from start-up to scale up to world domination, at our London hub: 83 Pall Mall.

Accolade for Uni at Bath Life Awards

Bath Life announced a ‘special achievement award’ for our contribution to Bath & the local community

Sugar linked to Alzheimer’s disease

Scientists have shown that excess glucose damages a vital enzyme involved in the early stages of Alzheimer’s