Archive for February 2017

Fancy a change? Take a Wed lunchtime exhibition tour

Experts in the fields of engineering & contemporary arts practice bring their unique perspective to sculpture & hydraulics.

The science of the hangover: podcast with Sally Adams

In a special episode of Say Why to Drugs, Dr Suzi Gage talks to our researcher Dr Sally Adams about why we feel so wretched the day after a heavy drinking session, and what it's like conducting research in this area.

Which team contributes most to the student experience?

Nominations are open for this year's Award for Best Team in Support of Student Learning. Deadline Friday 3 March.

How could a global database help tackle corporate tax evasion?

Dr Jonathan Gray, Prize Fellow at the IPR, writes about a newly published research report to which he contributed.

EEA registration cert/permanent residence

Uni agrees to pay the fee for Registration Certificates & Permanent Residence for EEA/Swiss employees

Congratulations to our new Readers

Well done to our colleagues who have recently been promoted or translated to the position of Reader

City Learning Commons & café open

Modern study spaces, an IT suite and training rooms are all up & running at The Virgil Building

HR blog: Change & how it may affect those with a disability

One of the subjects which has come up at the University Equality & Diversity Committee recently is how change – re-organisation, relocation, restructuring – can particularly affect people with a physical or unseen disability.

Explain your PhD in just three minutes

The Three Minute Thesis is a unique opportunity for PhD students to profile their research & expertise

Scientists create new molecules for cancer & diabetes treatments

New molecules which scientists hope could one day become drugs for both cancer and diabetes have been created at the University of Bath.

Male volunteers wanted for new research

Men aged 20-35 or 60-85 needed to help us study healthy ageing - Get a free health check!

Potential drugs for cancer and diabetes treatment created at University of Bath

New molecules which scientists hope could one day become drugs for both cancer and diabetes have been created at the University of Bath.

Painting course starts Tuesday

A 7-week course designed to take students on a voyage of discovery, stimulating their imagination, enhancing their skills and providing a platform for experimentation within the two-dimensional arena.

Recruitment & selection for interview chairs/panel: 27 Feb

The legal responsibilities will be explained and put into the context of the University's Recruitment & Selection Code of Practice, particularly focusing on those responsibilities held by the panel chair.

Giving a warm welcome to our new international students

The International Mobility team recently welcomed 120 exchange & visiting students, with the help of Student Services, the Students’ Union and the Academic Skills Centre.

Cape Verde islands: A bird in the hand...

Third year BSc Biology students write about their experiences whilst on placement

Marketing Saiful Islam's Ri Christmas Lectures

In the time between Saiful being announced as the Ri's Christmas Lecturer last August, through to the broadcast dates over Christmas, the Research Marketing Team worked closely with him and staff at the Ri to ensure we made the most of the event from a marketing perspective - both in terms of Saiful's own research and expertise, as well as gaining maximum exposure for the Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies, the Department of Chemistry and the University more generally.

Greg Maio writes in Psychology Today

Head of Department of Psychology writes on how identifying with a group can make us feel more confident about our attitudes

Managing course changes for Tier 4 students: Tue 28 Mar

This course will cover the restrictions and requirements for students on Tier 4 visas wishing to change course (including adding a placement year).

New Visual Arts classes start soon

Why not try something new? Life drawing, painting, sculpture and construction, engraving and printing.