Archive for June 2017

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.

When estimating extinction risk, don’t leave out the males

Extinction risk for some species could be drastically underestimated because most demographic models of animal populations only analyse the number and fertility of females, dismissing male data as ‘noise’. Researchers from the Milner Centre for Evolution found that population growth in birds was very sensitive to the ratio of males to females in a population, which has previously been shown to affect mating behaviour.

Computer Science alumnus receives MBE

University of Bath alumnus and external examiner 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.

Amy Williams set for honorary degree

Olympic Gold medallist Amy Williams MBE will receive an honorary degree in recognition of her career

Engaging students as active partners

Anyone can speak to the Student Engagement Team in the CLT for advice and support

Jason Gardener set for honorary degree

The 'Bath Bullet' is set to receive an honorary degree for his distinguished sporting career

Hate crime awareness training with the Diversity Trust

On the 5 July Kaleidoscope will be collaborating with The Diversity Trust.

BBC Director James Purnell in conversation with Prof. Nick Pearce

11am: Silence for victims of Grenfell fire

Please join us outside the Library to observe a minute's silence with the rest of the country

Message from Professor Bernie Morley

A message of thanks from our Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Provost, Professor Bernie Morley