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17 Mar 2009
Public Lecture: Placing the life and work of Albert Einstein in an historical context
A public lecture placing the life and work of Albert Einstein in an historical context is being held at the University of Bath on Wedensday March 25 at 5.15pm at the Lecture Theatre 8 West 1.1.

13 Mar 2009
Local children see science come to life
Over 700 local school pupils were inspired by science, today, as Bath Taps into Science began at the University (Friday 13 March). Twenty different primary and secondary schools from Bath and the surrounding area came to enjoy the hands-on science fun, having a go at understanding why things work as they do. Families and shoppers can enjoy the fair’s second day at Bath’s Green Park Station on Saturday 14 March (10am to 4pm).

13 Mar 2009
Public lecture: DNA nanotechnology
Professor Andrew Turberfield, from the University of Oxford, will present a public lecture on DNA nanotechnology on Wednesday 18 March at 4.15pm in the University Hall.

10 Mar 2009
Eye-opening course in creative arts for adults
Free workshops in creative arts are being held for adults as part of Creative Arts and Advice Week. They are being held at Carpenter House in Broad Quay, Bath between 11–15 May.

10 Mar 2009
Amazing animation workshop for teenagers
Teenagers in Wiltshire and B&NES are being given the chance to learn animation for free as part of the University of Bath’s Creative Arts Week. The Amazing Animation Workshop will be held at Wiltshire College in Chippenham from Monday 6 April to Thursday 9 April.

10 Mar 2009
Bath’s inspirational landscape
Professional photographer Roger Vlitos will share his passion for the countryside surrounding Bath in an illustrated lecture at the University Of Bath on 18 March at 5:15pm at the Lecture Theatre 8 West 1.1.

10 Mar 2009
Public lecture: letting data speak without telling it what to say
The statistical modelling method known as data smoothing will be discussed in a free inaugural lecture at the University of Bath on Thursday 12 March. Professor Simon Wood from the Department of Mathematical Sciences will present ‘Smoothing: letting data speak without telling it what to say’on Thursday 12 March at 6.15pm in Lecture Theatre 3WN 2.1.

09 Mar 2009
University of Bath’s Women’s Enterprise Programme receives highest accolade for business support services
The Division for Lifelong Learning’s Women into Enterprise course, which is based at the University’s Carpenter House in Bath, has received the Prowess ‘Flagship Award’ quality standard for its outstanding services for women looking to start and grow businesses in the city.

09 Mar 2009
Can you spare an hour to raise money for a wheelchair accessible minibus?
A special needs school is looking for volunteers to join them for a one day project on Saturday 11th April.

06 Mar 2009
Fairtrade banana bonanza a great success
Bath MP Don Foster and Cllr David Bellotti joined more than 300 students and staff in a world record breaking attempt for eating Fairtrade bananas today (Friday 6 March) on the Parade.

06 Mar 2009
Local school pupils to discover science through slime
The Bath Taps into Science fair will give people of all ages the chance to learn about the world by having fun with science, through interactive and attention-grabbing displays and demonstrations. On Friday 13 March the fair will be held at the University's Founders' Sports Hall (11am to 3pm). The second day will run at Green Park Station on Saturday 14 March (10am to 4pm). Entrance is free.

06 Mar 2009
Public lecture: Boomerangs put science in a spin
Dr Hugh Hunt will present Science in a Spin, a lively talk with boomerangs, toys and videos to celebrate National Science and Engineering Week, on Wednesday 11 March in the University Hall at 7pm. Tickets are free but must be booked in advance. Please call Ann Linfield on 01225 386998 or email

03 Mar 2009
Don Foster MP to Go Bananas at the University of Bath
Don Foster MP and Cllr David Bellotti, Chairman of Bath & North-East Somerset Council, will join staff and students hoping to set a new world record for eating Fairtrade bananas on Friday 6 March at 1pm on the Parade. The Go Banannas event is part of Fairtrade Fortnight and everyone is welcome.

03 Mar 2009
Watts new in clean energy materials? – batteries included.
University of Bath Professor Saiful Islam will deliver a talk into new materials behind clean energy technologies that help reduce carbon emissions on Monday 9 March, as part of the Bath Café Science series. It will be held at The Raven pub in Queen Street in the centre of town. No tickets or reservations are required - just turn up at 7.30pm for an 8pm start.

03 Mar 2009
Juggling convention heralded a huge success
Around 300 people attended a juggling convention at the University of Bath on Saturday February 28 in conjunction with Bath Spa University.

02 Mar 2009
University dancers placed fifth in national competition
Dancers from the University of Bath came fifth in the Inter-varsity Dancesport competition at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool,.

02 Mar 2009
Public lecture - How the brain works
Dr Momna Hejmadi will explore some of the non-conventional patterns of behaviour and link them to how the brain works in a lecture at the University of Bath next Wednesday 11 March. It starts at 5:15pm at Lecture Theatre 8 West 1.1

02 Mar 2009
International postgrad students share their culture at Rotary Club
Every year Bradford-On-Avon Rotary Club invites two postgraduate international students from the University of Bath to showcase their culture, their area of research and their experiences in the UK. This year Malai Zeiti Sheikh Abdul Hami and Renfred Wong took part.

26 Feb 2009
Golf Club seeks closer links with the University
Bath Golf Club is strengthening links with the University by offering membership and group lessons for staff and students.

25 Feb 2009
Public lecture: explore Hidcote garden
Head gardener of Hidcote Manor Garden in the North Cotswolds will discuss the garden's creation and restoration in a lunchtime lecture at Carpenter House on Friday 27 February.

25 Feb 2009
Public lecture: An insight into the future of the Holburne Museum
Dr Alexander Sturgis will give an insight into the major development project currently transforming Bath's Holburne Museum, at a public lecture at the University on Wednesday 4 March at 5:15pm in the Lecture Theatre 8 West 1.1

25 Feb 2009
University Chaplain becomes a Prebendary of Wells Cathedral
University Chaplain, Rev Angela Berners-Wilson, has become a Prebendary of Wells Cathedral following her installation and collation last night (24 February). It's an honorary role which dates back to medieval times and is in recognition of her 30 years service to the Church of England

24 Feb 2009
University launches unique Spanish and Latin American film collection
The Department of European Studies & Modern Languages is celebrating the launch of a new Spanish and Latin American Film collection with a special public showing of one of its most popular movies at the Little Theatre in the city centre.

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