Archive for August 2017

Internal combustion after Mazda's 'holy grail' breakthrough

Prof Jamie Turner provides expert comment to IMechE about new breakthrough in compression ignition developed by Mazda.

Visit the Virgil & meet staff teams there

All staff are warmly invited to the first Open Event in the Virgil Building on Wed 6 Sep from 3 - 5pm

Process Improvement course: Wed 6 Sep

This one-day workshop encourages innovative thinking and will teach delegates how to apply tried and tested process improvement techniques that can make a positive difference in the working environment.

The Milner Centre for Evolution project update

Our the monthly update aims to keep you up to speed on the new Milner Centre for Evolution project.

Progress report: Polden accommodation project

Follow the progress of the construction of our new residences.

Development Toolkit: 10 surprising ways to free your creativity

Unconscious restrictions, preconceptions & fear restrict the creative juices

Volunteering at Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2017

CSCT student Suzy Wallace blogs about her experience of helping at The Summer Science Exhibition.

Nominations for B&NES Council Chair’s Community Awards

Nominations are welcome for The Chair of B&NES Council’s Community Awards, which recognise volunteers, community leaders, organisations, carers and local businesses.

Full immersive cricket experience

Researchers use motion capture tech to create virtual reality cricket game with entertainment company

Politics, fake news & the post-truth era

The IPR’s 2017 symposium will examine public policy and politics on 14 Sep in the current age of disruption

VR cricket game uses motion capture technology for full immersive experience

Researchers at CAMERA, the University's Centre for the Analysis of Motion, Entertainment Research and Applications have worked with entertainment company Stickee using motion capture technology to help create an immersive virtual reality cricket game.

Wessex UoB service to cease operations

University & First Bus are in discussions about extra services when Wessex's end on 22 September

National Student Survey 2017

The University’s students continue to be among the most satisfied in the UK according to the results of the 2017 National Student Survey (NSS), published today (9 August 2017).

National Student Survey 2017 results

Our students continue to be among the most satisfied in the UK, according to the latest NSS

Use the Development Toolkit to learn about Stress Management

Learn more about how to recognise, avoid and prevent workplace stress by using the free resources in the Uni's Development Toolkit

Student Imogen excited about sporting education at Bath

Rising England star & BSc(Hons) Sport & Exercise Science student Imogen Allison believes she is in the best place to continue her education on and off the court after committing to Team Bath Netball for the 2017-18 season.

Green light for new £3.5 million gym

Planning consent has been granted to build a new gym at the Sports Training Village that will open next summer

Low-intensity workouts: what lazy fitness dreams are made of

Our research is cited in an article about the benefits of low-intensity steady state (LISS) exercise.

Help welcome our new students

A-level results day: How you can get involved with #gotintobath on social media channels next Thursday

We’ve got to talk: The militarization of biotechnology

Brett Edwards (PoLIS) discusses the debate about the security implications of cutting-edge biotechnology.