Archive for March 2017

HSS staff visit Colombian colleagues

David Galbreath leads a delegation to the Universidad Nacional de Colombia (UNAL) in Bogota

Message from Professor Peter Lambert about Brexit - Article 50

Dear student,

One Young World event puts Bath on the map

Over 70 people joined us on campus last Saturday for a celebration of One Young World.

Revised health and safety policy

University Council has approved a revised health and safety policy statement and policy

£1.8m for Social Enterprise & Innovation

The University is leading a £1.8m project supporting start-up & existing social enterprises in the region

Brexit likely to increase modern slavery in the UK

Andrew Crane blogs: Theresa May’s historic signing of Article 50 looks set to be her lasting legacy as Prime Minister, but it is also likely to derail her other signature policy on modern slavery.

First meet up of LGBT+ group: Thu 6 Apr from 6pm

No need to register, just drop in.

Bath Spa train station weekend closures from 8 Apr

During the Easter period (8-23 April) Network Rail will be undertaking rail improvement work in the Bath area impacting on the ability of GWR to operate the usual train service.

Do you employ exceptional students in your department?

The Student Employee of the Year Awards (SEOTY) recognises and promotes the outstanding contributions and achievements of students who effectively combine part-time work with their study commitments. This is a great way to reward your students for their hard work.

Happy retirement to Phil Auger

In his 10 years as Energy Engineer at the University, he has played a key part in cutting our carbon footprint by 16% (despite the enormous growth in our estate) and has helped save £1.5 million on our energy bills.

GW4 world-first supercomputer launched at national exhibition

The supercomputer, known as Isambard, is being developed by GW4 researchers in collaboration with the Met Office and Cray Inc with a £3 million Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) award.

Diane Aderyn receives OBE at Palace

Our Director of Finance & Commercial Services has been awarded an OBE for services to Higher Education

Exhibition will affect traffic & parking: 3 & 4 April

6,000 visitors will be arriving by coach & minibus; please avoid travelling to work by car if possible

Funeral of Professor Robin Sibson (formerly of Maths)

We regret to announce the death of Professor Robin Sibson, a former member of the Department of Mathematical Sciences.

Racism & the need for nuance in democratic turmoil

Dr Aurélien Mondon, Senior Lecturer in French and Comparative Politics, (PoLIS) writes for the IPR blog.

South West business leaders identify top barriers to growth

Business leaders from the South’s West foremost companies have said that investment in research and innovation, the upgrading of infrastructure and the development of skills and talent pose some of the biggest barriers in securing economic growth for the region.

Justine Greening MP opens event

The Secretary of State will open today's CASP social mobility conference in Westminster

Any more questions for Let's Talk?

There is still time to send in a question if you can't make it to the meeting next Thursday

Secretary of State to open social mobility conference

Justin Greening MP will open today's social mobility conference in London, organised by CASP Bath with support from the IPR.

HE exhibition on campus: 3 & 4 April

6,000 visitors will be arriving by coach & minibus; please avoid travelling to work by car if possible