Archive for the ‘People news’ Category

Awards for outstanding support staff

Nominations are now open for the annual Staff Recognition Award & a Special 50th Award

Jan Bartu awarded Hon Doctorate

GB Pentathlon performance director receives Honorary Degree at a special dinner at Bath’s Guildhall

Prof Daron Acemoglu (MIT) receives Honorary Degree

Professor Acemoglu is is a world-leading economist, known for his work on the importance of institutions for economic development.

David Galbreath re-appointed as Dean

Council approves the re-appointment of Professor David Galbreath as Dean of Humanities & Social Sciences

PhD student takes cell research to Parliament

PhD student Natalie Vaughan won a Bronze Award when she attended Parliament to present her bioscience research part of STEM for BRITAIN on Monday 13 March.

Well done to all our Bath Half stars!

What an achievement! Over £15k raised already. Huge thanks to runners, helpers and donors

Professor Tess Ridge receives OBE

One of our leading social scientists, Professor Tess Ridge, has been made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to social sciences at an event held in Buckingham Palace presided over by Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge.

Bath men’s 1st XV are just one win away from Twickenham

The University of Bath men’s 1st XV had a dramatic 20-19 victory in Tuesday’s BUCS Rugby Championship quarter-final at Durham University.

Welcome to new staff who joined us in February

The new starters update gives the name, job title & department of all new members of staff who started with us in February 2017. Enjoy your time at the University!

Lecturer runs Bath Half in memory of son

Dr Chris Martin (Pharmacy) is hitting the streets to raise money for Sands stillbirth & neonatal death charity

Vice-Chancellor recovering from operation in the RUH

The Vice-Chancellor has been admitted to hospital at the Royal United Hospitals Bath (RUH) for emergency surgery. She is now recovering from her operation and is doing well.

Students hope experiment will go to Moon

Three Aerospace students are finalists in an international competition - The Lab2Moon Challenge

Volunteer to cheer at the Bath Half!

Support Team 50! Cheer on our staff & student runners and help them fundraise for charity on Sun 12 Mar

Vacancy for Head Usher at graduations

Could you help our graduation ceremonies run like clockwork? Please apply by Fri 24 Mar

Olympic champ Heather swaps rowing for marathon running

Heather Stanning, double Olympic rowing champion and University of Bath graduate, is swapping her oars for running shoes as she trains for this year’s London Marathon in aid of the Royal British Legion Industries (RBLI).

Funeral details for Dr Darrell Patterson: Fri 3 Mar

The service will take place at Holy Trinity Church, Combe Down, at 11am on Friday 3 March.

Genetics Society announces Laurence Hurst as next President

Laurence will be steering the Genetics Society during its centenary year celebrations (2019) and is very much looking forward to his involvement.

Avi Shankar on BBC1's Shop Well For Less

Avi Shankar, Professor of Consumer Research, appears on a brand new series of Shop Well For Less

Tech Spark profiles our Team Bath Drones student group

A group of final-year students hope to take autonomous drones to new heights as they embark on the IMechE Unmanned Aircraft Systems competition for a second year running.

PhD student wins prize for quantum electronics & photonics

Research Associate Dr Jamie Francis-Jones has won the Institute of Physics Research Prize for his research which focuses on how sources of single photons, individual particles of light, may be improved by using optical switches in a technique known as multiplexing.