Archive for April 2017

Rugby legend joins our Hall of Fame for Sport

On Friday, Steve Borthwick became the latest inductee into the University's Hall of Fame

Check out our free Public Lectures in May

These lectures are open to members of the public, staff and students. All are free unless otherwise stated.

University film scoops HE Oscar

A film by Simon Wharf and Roy Maconachie picked up a BUFVC Learning on Screen Award last night

University film scoops Higher Education Oscar

A film produced by Simon Wharf and Roy Maconachie last night picked up a BUFVC Learning on Screen Award at a ceremony held at the British Film Institute.

Lecture by Roy Maconachie - How 'fair' is Fairtrade? 3 May

Senior Lecturer in International Development, Roy Maconachie's research in sub-Saharan Africa explores the social, political and economic aspects of food production and natural resource management, and their relationships to wider societal change.

Trump’s first 100 days trigger political activism

Exercising on empty stomach is better

Exercising on an empty stomach is likely to bring important health benefits in how the body uses stored fat

Get the most out of exercise by working out on empty stomach

Exercising on an empty stomach is likely to bring important health benefits in how the body uses stored fat according to a new study from our health researchers.

Update on Doctoral College

The latest on pooling our collective expertise and resource into a specialist hub of doctoral provision

Matthew Wills: Is macroevolution predictable? 17 May

In his inaugural lecture as Professor of Evolutionary Palaeobiology, Matthew Wills will explore some possible answers to evolutionary questions.

New Learning Commons opens

Norwood House Learning Commons has opened on campus, just in time for the May revision period

Academic Assembly meeting: 2 May

Next Tuesday's meeting (12.30pm) will include the Vice-Chancellor’s statutory address

Nominate your best finalist for Chancellor's Prize by Tue 2 May

There is still time to propose exceptional final-year undergraduates for the annual Chancellor's Prize.

Running effective meetings: Wed 24 May

In this session you will work through some practical steps to ensure future meetings have a purpose, feel collaborative and enable relationships to work.

French Presidential Election: our PoLIS experts in the media

Over the past few days, Drs Nicholas Startin and Aurélien Mondon (PoLIS) have featured in media coverage worldwide and have a busy week ahead, with engagements on both sides of the English Channel.

Bath named best in the South West for the second consecutive year

The University of Bath has been ranked 11th out of 129 UK universities by the Complete University Guide 2018, published today (Wednesday 26 April).

Bath best in the South West for second year

We have been ranked 11th out of 129 UK universities by the Complete University Guide 2018

Please register to process at graduations

The closing date for staff to register attendance at the ceremonies & for booking gowns is 5 June

West of England Combined Authority Mayoral Election

There will be a polling station in the Library from 7am to 10pm on Thursday 4 May.

Big step forward in powered ankle prostheses

Andrew Plummer talks about a new prosthetic, developed by Chas A. Blatchford & Sons in collaboration with our Mechanical Engineering researchers,which combines an electric hydraulic system with an intricate pattern of sensors that allow amputees to climb slopes effortlessly and plant one of their feet firmly on the ground without dragging it behind - a common problem for all lower-limb prosthetic wearers.