Archive for January 2019

Doctoral Supervision Online Resource

Practical information and guidance for all Doctoral Supervisors.

New PAM equipment request form to launch

A new digital form will be launched in the Proposal to Award Management (PAM) system on 28 January.

How to overcome the January blues

Top tips on how to beat Blue Monday - the most depressing day of the year!

Take part in our mental health study

We’re looking for volunteers with or without mental health disorders to help us understand when relapse occurs.

IPR Public Lecture: The Digital Ape

World-renowned computer scientist Sir Nigel Shadbolt will assess AI and the future of the human race.

Retirement of Steve Holmes

The Department of Estates will be hosting a goodbye breakfast on Friday 25 January in the Lime Tree at 9.30am. Please contact Estates Helpdesk via if you would like to attend by Monday 21 January.

Staff Spotlight on... Dr Aki Salo, Reader

We talked about the Olympic Games, tarmac and cottages in Finland.

Fastest supernova reveals earliest moments of dying star

An international team of researchers find evidence for much theorised ‘hot cocoon’.

Have your questions answered at the next Social Media Café

Do you have a question about social media? Book an appointment at the Social Media Café from the Department of Marketing & Communications.

Sabbatical Leave Scheme applications open Monday

The second round of applications for sabbatical leave will open on Monday 21 January 2019.

New project to investigate next-gen aircraft structures

Bath is set to help the UK aerospace industry reach new heights following funding to investigate next generation lightweight composite aircraft structures

Rosa Luxemburg's legacy

Dr Ana Cecilia Dinerstein, Department of Social & Policy Sciences, writes for The Conversation.

IPR Blog: Should Obesity Be Classified as a Disease?

Dr Fiona Gillison reflects whether reclassifying obesity as a disease will result in unintended negative consequences.

Dr Colyer and Dr Salo selected for Editor's Choice

Two articles by Dr Steffi Colyer and Dr Aki Salo have been selected for a prestigious journal.

Highest number of Arts Scholarships awarded this year

18 talented scholars have been announced from across our University.

Learn more about your physical activity behaviour

We're looking for people who are interested in doing more physical activity to help us evaluate personalised feedback from wearable monitoring technology.

Validating electrical projects: Ranjith’s placement story

Electrical and Electronic Engineering student, Ranjithkumar Kulasingam, spent a year working at Semtech as a Product Evaluation Intern.

The Trouble with Social Mobility

Professor Paul Gregg talks to Radio 4 about social mobility.

Take part in our vitamin D study

We're looking for volunteers to take part in a study exploring how exercise improves vitamin D and health in adults who are above their ideal body weight.

Graduate wins the Blackwood Design Award

Andrew Taylor's design for running glasses for visually impaired athletes, started life as a final-year project.