Archive for March 2017

A taste of China with 'The Road Home': Thu 30 Mar

All staff and students are invited to experience a little Chinese culture at our film showing of the hit film, The Road Home (我的父亲母亲), together with free refreshments offering a taste of China.

Come & support your Faculty at 3MT: Wed

Come along and learn more about the research that Bath’s PhD students are working on

RAG's small grants have big impact

RAGs Small Grant Scheme is now open and accepting applications until Friday 31 March from charities or NGOs local to BANES who have an annual turnover of £20,000 or less.

Bath MBAs explore projects & internships with businesses

Bath MBA students do five projects during their course; up to three of these are consultancy projects for organisations.

Bringing the stock market to campus

Over 120 University of Bath students experienced what it’s like to work in the financial markets at a training course delivered by Amplify Trading.

WWF branding: The battle between ‘panda’ & ‘lights out’

Dr Zoe Lee (School of Management) asks how a strong brand identity can help charities who increasingly must satisfy both social & environmental goals and fundraising needs.

Europe’s mafia clans: young guns with deadly results

Dr Felia Allum, Senior Lecturer in Italian & Politics, writes for The Conversation.

Healthy food subsidies would help obese

Subsidising healthy foods by up to 10% would encourage a shift in eating habits & save NHS money in long-run

Developing engaged curricula: 5 Apr

LITEbox workshop will showcase tech-facilitated student engagement with external publics at Bath & beyond

VC’s Awards for Public Engagement deadline: 27 Mar

The University's Public Engagement Awards recognise the important role played by those who undertake excellent public engagement with their research, increasing the non-academic impact of their research, improving their own skills and leading by example

Special guests enjoy Blue & Gold netball excitement

A special reception was held before the first home match of the week against Surrey Storm, on Monday.

Bill Durodié blogs for IPR: Do warnings work?

Blog post by Bill Durodié, Professor & Chair of International Relations (PoLIS), which also appeared on The Policy Space.

Use food subsidies as carrot to encourage healthier eating habits for obese

A new economics study suggests subsidising healthy foods by up to 10% would encourage a shift in eating habits and save the NHS money in the long-run.

Come and support your Faculty at the 3 Minute Thesis

Three minutes is not long, but it can feel even shorter when you are attempting to summarise your PhD in front of an audience using only one slide and no props.

Wednesday's attack in Westminster

You will have seen in the media the shocking images from yesterday’s appalling attack in Westminster. Naturally, we are thinking about those who have lost their lives, people who have been injured and their families and friends. We offer our deepest sympathies to all those affected.

Wednesday's attack in Westminster

We are shocked & saddened by the events in London and offer our deepest sympathies to those affected

Bath Taps into Science - Wow, what a week!

From 11-18 March 2017, the Bath Taps into Science festival reached out to almost 8,500 people in 59 different events - thank you to all staff involved

Awards for outstanding support staff

Nominations are now open for the annual Staff Recognition Award & a Special 50th Award

Local Year 9 students study languages at university

Students from three local secondary schools recently descended on campus to see what it’s like to study languages at university.

Tobacco industry monitoring centres convene in Bath

Tobacco industry monitoring centres convened on campus last week for an intensive training session run by our Tobacco Control Research Group.