Archive for the ‘People news’ Category

New Heads of Department appointed

Dr Peter Postl, Professor Keith Stokes & Dr Nicholas Startin will take up the roles from 1 August

Sue Fairhurst retires after 37 years at the Uni

We thank Sue for all her hard work over the years and wish her a very, very happy retirement

Meet TBR's chassis manager

Oli Cartlidge joined Team Bath Racing in his first year & is now leading the manufacture of the chassis

A Welsh student’s perspective on uni life in Bath

Callie, who is from South Wales and currently in her second year studying Biology, gives an insight into university life, and the misconceptions she had before she came.

Bath PhD researcher talks about serving as Magistrate

Nicky Stubbs (SPS) was just 19 when he was sworn in, making him then the youngest magistrate in the country.

A trip to Parliament for Voice of the Future 2017

Caitlin Taylor (CSCT) attended an event, organised by the Royal Society of Biology, which allows young scientists and researchers to ask questions to MPs and select committees.

Welcome to new staff who joined us in April

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

Former Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Prof Stephen Cotgrove

Cotgrove was described as a dominating figure in British Sociology during the 60's and 70's

Prof Saiful Islam wins Chemistry Award 2017

Professor Saiful Islam is the Royal Society of Chemistry Peter Day Award winner for 2017

Researchers win big at Three Minute Thesis

PhD students Kasia Smug and Emma Sackville impressed the judges by explaining their research

Biochemistry PhD student wins science competition FameLab

Alex Lathbridge was one of the ten scientists to qualify for FameLab UK’s Grand Final in April at the Science Museum in London

Bath appoints new Director of Finance

Martin Williams is 'delighted to be given this opportunity' and will take up the post in August

Volunteering Awards 2017

On Thursday 4 May the annual Volunteering Awards were held at the Claverton Rooms to celebrate the achievements of our volunteering groups, RAG and V Team

Team Bath Racing Electric look forward to Silverstone 2017

Stefano Dallavalle tells us about being Project Manager of Team Bath Racing Electric

Our most successful year at Lovelace Colloquium

Five female students from the Department of Computer Science have been awarded prizes at the BCSWomen Lovelace Colloquium

Student Sleepout raises £2,200 for Julian House

18 students took part in RAG’s annual Sleepout to raise awareness of homelessness in Bath.

Professor Ivan Graham elected as SIAM UKIE President

The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) is one of the largest organisations worldwide promoting interactions between mathematics and other scientific and technological communities through membership activities, publications and conferences.

Prof Tony James receives Royal award

Professor Tony James has been awarded a 2017 Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award

Sascha Kindred CBE awarded hon degree

Kindred received his degree from our Chancellor, HRH The Earl of Wessex, at Bath Assembly Rooms

Paralympic swimming legend Sascha Kindred joins Hall of Fame

Seven-times Paralympic swimming champion Sascha Kindred returned to his former training base to be inducted into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport.