Archive for the ‘Campus news’ Category

Carry your card for access on Bank Holiday Monday

Library card activated doors that usually allow free access during office hours will remain on card access throughout Monday 1 May 2017.

Check out our free Public Lectures in May

These lectures are open to members of the public, staff and students. All are free unless otherwise stated.

Lecture by Roy Maconachie - How 'fair' is Fairtrade? 3 May

Senior Lecturer in International Development, Roy Maconachie's research in sub-Saharan Africa explores the social, political and economic aspects of food production and natural resource management, and their relationships to wider societal change.

Update on Doctoral College

The latest on pooling our collective expertise and resource into a specialist hub of doctoral provision

Academic Assembly meeting: 2 May

Next Tuesday's meeting (12.30pm) will include the Vice-Chancellor’s statutory address

Matthew Wills: Is macroevolution predictable? 17 May

In his inaugural lecture as Professor of Evolutionary Palaeobiology, Matthew Wills will explore some possible answers to evolutionary questions.

Science & mathematics in government: 9 May

Professor Bernard Silverman will be receiving an honorary degree & giving a lecture on Tue 9 May in the Edge

West of England Combined Authority Mayoral Election

There will be a polling station in the Library from 7am to 10pm on Thursday 4 May.

Computational Chemistry lecture: Wed 3 May

The University's annual David Parkin lecture will be delivered by Visiting Professor Vicente Moliner.

The Virgil Building official opening video

Students, staff and local contacts give their views on the benefits of our new city centre hub

Gregory Maio inaugural: The science of human values: Thu

In his inaugural lecture, Professor Gregory Maio (Psychology) will highlight evidence that there are strong similarities in values between cultures, despite widespread belief that values differ between cultures.

Engage: public engagement in practice: Wed 3 May

An event to celebrate the diverse range of engaged research taking place across the University

Windows 10 launched for all staff

Staff, please put in a request to Computing Services if you'd like Windows 10 on your work PC

'Ageing healthily' lecture on Sulis Minerva Day: 11 May

Dame Linda Partridge of Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing will be speaking at our Sulis Minerva Day

James Purnell, BBC in conversation with Prof Nick Pearce: 21 Jun

A discussion, organised by the IPR, on the BBC's new mandate is 'to act in the public interest, serving all audiences with impartial, high-quality and distinctive media content and services that inform, educate and entertain'.

Visit new IT Training suite in 6 West: Fri 5 May

Computing Services are holding an open event for staff between 1pm and 3pm.

Exploring dance & virtual worlds: 22 Apr

Artists and scientists are collaborating to create amazing new experiences for dance audiences

Update from Senate - 5 April 2017

A summary of issues discussed at the recent meeting of the University Senate.

Bars & Eateries opening hours over Easter vacation

The Virgil Building is closed over the Easter weekend. Bars and eateries have limited opening hours from 8 to 23 April.

Kaleidoscope: LGBT+ group enjoys successful first meet

About 25 people pitched up to the Hall and Woodhouse in central Bath for a casual get together to meet new faces, introduce ourselves and break the ice.