Archive for April 2017

The challenges of becoming a 'sustainable consumer'

Ahead of Earth Day tomorrow, we republish an article where Dr Peter Nuttall and Professor Avi Shankar (School of Management) discuss how too much information can stop people from being sustainable consumers.

New Gold Scholarships move beyond financial support

A unique new scholarship from the University of Bath gives students from the most disadvantaged backgrounds the chance to build social and cultural capital as well as offering increased financial support during their studies.

Bold design wins Basil Spence project

Architecture & Civil Engineering students design railway stations to celebrate Oxford's literary heritage

The secrets of writing a political manifesto

Professor Nick Pearce (Director of the Institute for Policy Research) has been interviewed by BBC Radio 4.

National award for Brian Schofield

Our Head of Security Services has been honoured by Association of University Chief Security Officers

Going for Gold: University of Bath’s new scholarships move beyond financial support

A unique new scholarship from the University of Bath gives students from the most disadvantaged backgrounds the chance to build social and cultural capital as well as offering increased financial support during their studies.

Visit new IT Training suite in 6 West: Fri 5 May

Computing Services are holding an open event for staff between 1pm and 3pm.

Congrats to our latest HEA Fellows via the Bath Scheme

The Bath Scheme provides a route for experienced teaching staff to use their experience to gain a formal teaching qualification and gain nationally-recognised status: Fellow of the Higher Education Academy .

Death in the age of Facebook: CNET

Our experts from CDAS comment on new etiquettes for mourning in the landscape of social media

Exploring dance & virtual worlds: 22 Apr

Artists and scientists are collaborating to create amazing new experiences for dance audiences

Online unit evaluations are opening

Please encourage your students to complete their Semester 2 unit evaluations.

Free lectures on advances in cancer research

Two lectures are open to staff, students & public as part of our international cancer symposium tomorrow

Lunch & Learn: TurningPoint interactive polling

This free lunch event on 5 May is your chance to discover how Turning Technologies’ polling software can be used as a true pedagogical tool and network with peers.

Business students need new perspective not new framework

Two current students on our MSc in Sustainability & Management pose the question: Can we talk about business ethics being as important as business economics as part of a management degree?

IPR blog: Some manifesto matters

Professor Nick Pearce, Director of IPR, shares some thoughts on the forthcoming general election.

UNICEF database to map expertise

Research collaboration with UNICEF to map expertise in social policy across Middle East & North Africa (MENA)

Free 3-month gym membership for men aged 65 to 80

We're looking for men aged 65 to 80 for a new study to help us understand more about what happens when we can’t be active for a few weeks.

Biased bots: Human prejudices sneak into AI systems

In a new study published in Science researchers have demonstrated how machines can be reflections of us and acquire human-like biases.

Human biases sneak into AI systems

Researchers demonstrate how machines can be reflections of us & acquire human-like prejudices

New insights into the molecular processes of immune regulation

Researchers from the Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology have made an important discovery that might lead to novel therapies to combat chronic inflammation.