Archive for August 2018

Changes to bus services to and from campus from 2 Sept

First will make changes to routing and timetabling of the U1 service

Bath DBA student is University of Namibia’s youngest ever VC

DBA student Professor Kenneth Matengu has been named the University of Namibia’s youngest ever Vice-Chancellor.

PoLIS welcomes international researchers

Social and political scientists will be in Bath this week for the 48th Annual Conference of the University Association for Contemporary European Studies.

STBH two day Growth Workshop: 8&9 Oct

Sustainable Technologies Business Acceleration Hub confirms date for 2-day growth workshop

Message from Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell

Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell looks back over 17 years as Vice-Chancellor

Staff Spotlight on... Alex Butler

Alex, Interim Director of Computing Services, talks a digital world, Emmeline Pankhurst and bees

Dr Aurelien Mondon: ‘The mainstreaming of the far right’

Dr Aurelien Mondon's recent article for Open Democracy

BBC Radio 1 Stories - DNA+: Beauty

Prof Tony Perry features in show that explores whether the beauty industry could edit your DNA to improve your looks

Timescale for the origin of all of life on Earth

New study suggests life originated on Earth a lot earlier than previously thought

Policy analysis and social change in the Arab region: 11 Sept

Arab public policy scholars will discuss their research and expertise on policy-making in the Middle East and North Africa.

Recruiting a new Chair of Council: give your views

Message from Ruth Foreman, Vice-Chair of Council

Update on U1 service consultation

First’s response to the feedback received

Electrification at Bristol Parkway: 15 Sept to 6 Oct

During this time, no trains will call at Bristol Parkway and connecting coaches will run to Patchway, Yate and Filton Abbey Wood.

Obituary - Professor Brian McEnaney

It is with much sadness that we announce the death of Professor Brian McEnaney who passed away on 20 August.

Watch: BSc Architecture final year in four minutes

Matt Coles spent a year filming life as a final-year BSc Architecture student.

The CSCT PhD Himalayman: Newton-Bhabha Placement

CSCT PhD student Martyn Bennett blogs about his experiences in India while he visits IIT's Metabolic Systems Biology Lab.

Opening up about autism

There’s growing understanding about autism across society, but what does it mean to be a student and autistic?

Why Canadian aid won’t help Palestinian entrepreneurs

The problem is not aid itself. The problem is the way Canada administers aid.

GW4 funding call now open for collaborative research

Collaborative research communities across the GW4 universities can apply for up to £75K in an open funding call.

Bank Hol booze effects last longer than thought

New study suggests the effects of alcohol on mental processing could extend to the day after heavy drinking