Archive for June 2017

Amy Williams and Jason Gardener honoured by the University of Bath

Olympic Gold medallists Amy Williams MBE and Jason Gardener MBE were today, Friday 23 June, awarded honorary degrees from the University of Bath.

Custom built molecule shows promise as anti-cancer therapy

Scientists at the University of Bath funded by Cancer Research UK have custom-built a molecule which stops breast cancer cells from multiplying in laboratory trials, and hope it will eventually lead to a treatment for the disease.

Joanna Bryson wins AI ethics award

Dr Joanna Bryson from the Department of Computer Science has won an outstanding achievement award for her work on the ethics of artificial intelligence (AI).

Britain’s young are on the wrong side of a great unfairness

Sprint broadens student horizons

Nearly 100 female undergraduates have taken part in the Sprint programme since 2016

16th Meriol Trevor Memorial Lecture with Jacob Rees-Mogg MP

The Bath Catholic University Chaplain, Father Bill, OSM, is pleased to present the 16th Meriol Trevor Memorial Lecture, to be given by Jacob Rees-Mogg MP.

Custom built molecule shows promise as anti-cancer therapy

Scientists at the University of Bath funded by Cancer Research UK have custom-built a molecule which stops breast cancer cells from multiplying in laboratory trials, and hope it will eventually lead to a treatment for the disease.

Computer Science alumnus receives MBE

Professor Tom Crick has been appointed an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to computer science and the promotion of computer science education

Are you printing in the Library? Please read this message

The new service (using printers supplied by Sharp) is now operational in the Library and three Departments

Exercise classes for elderly are working miracles

Exercise in later life really does work and there’s proof right here in Bath where little miracles are happening every day

The VC on our Gold award in the TEF

Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell (President & Vice-Chancellor) gives her thoughts on the achievement

Bath gets Gold for top quality teaching

The University of Bath has received a Gold award in recognition for excellence in its teaching

Research says marriage makes men fatter

Being married makes men gain weight, and the early days of fatherhood add to it, finds new research

Marriage makes men fatter, shows new research

Being married makes men gain weight, and the early days of fatherhood add to the problem, finds new research from Dr Joanna Syrda from our School of Management.

Faculty of Science Research Afternoon

Postgraduate students from all six departments showcased their research at the last ever Graduate School Research Afternoon.

Extinction risk models exclude males

The risks for some species could be underestimated because most demographic models only analyse females

University staff language courses

Responses to terror attacks helping to fuel Islamophobia

The recent string of terrorist attacks across Europe has led to a spike in Islamophobic acts, from daily harassment to the horrific event this week in Finsbury Park.

First ever Festival of Nature Jurassic Road Show

Join experts from Milner Centre for Evolution at the University of Bath and BRLSI for Festival of Nature’s first ever Jurassic Road Show!

Responses to terror attacks helping to fuel Islamophobia in society

A new study from Dr Aurelien Mondon (POLIS) paints a comprehensive picture of Islamophobia across the West.