Archive for July 2018

Wishing Dame Glynis well for the future

To mark the occasion, the University will be holding an informal event next Tuesday.

A novel switch to control genome editing

A biological switch that reliably turns protein expression on at will has now been invented.

'Underworked' victims of modern slavery endure extra exploitation

People who are trapped by their ruthless employers can be ‘underworked’, increasing their debt and overall costs.

Guide to working with the media

A guide from the University of Bath press office on how and why to engage with the news media, including what support is available from the press office

Tropical birds used to live in the US

Unique fossil discovery suggests these birds once lived outside the tropics

Theatre Royal hosts graduation spectacular

Over four days last week our summer graduation celebrations saw over 3,000 students graduate

Chancellor's Dinner 11 July 2018

The Vice-Chancellor received a painting of campus by Alan Cotton, as guests toasted 17 years of service to the University

Sale of Graduation Plants for charity: Tues 17

SAMIS unavailable due to upgrade: 23 & 24 July

Thank you for your understanding while we carry out this upgrade.

Deadline extended to 22 Jul for Visions of Science Art Prize

Submit your photography, paintings or sculpture capturing or depicting science. Selected works will be exhibited in The Edge with prizes up to £4,000.

Drs Richard Fairchild & Ru Xie: US-EU trade war: Everybody loses!

Revenge, retaliation, and emotions: How do you win a trade war?

Uni joins Designability to celebrate 50 years

Members of our community and our Chancellor, HRH The Earl of Wessex, helped mark 50th anniversary

Staff Spotlight on: Robyn Northover

Robyn Northover talks textiles, travelling, and accidental excursions…

IT maintenance 16-12 July: 4 West network and Balena HPC

Due to upgrades, 4 West (levels 0-2) will experience a brief loss of connection to the network (approx 10 minutes) and desk phones may reboot, between 7am and 8:30am. Balena HPC will be offline from 9am on Monday 16 July until 4pm Friday 20 July due to maintenance to provide bug-fixes and new features with SLURM and BeeGFS upgrade.

IT Maintenance 17 July 7-9am: Amesim, Wessex House network

Amesim software will be unavailable for approximately 30 minutes whilst we upgrade the license server. Due to upgrades, Wessex House will experience a brief loss of connection to the network (approx 10 minutes) and desk phones may reboot.

IT Maintenance 17 July, 5-5:30pm: Account Manager

Account Manager will be being unavailable for approximately 10 minutes between 17:00 and 17:30. You will not be able to change or reset your password during this time.

Gary Mabbutt recognised by University

The footballing hero and diabetes champion received an Honorary Degree

Bill Bailey honoured by the University

The Bath-born comedian was awarded an Honorary Doctorate on Wednesday

ATAS certificates now required for short-term study

From 6 July 2018, courses and periods of research under 6 months in the relevant subjects require ATAS clearance.

New gym project update July 2018

Good progress has been made internally and externally on the project.