Archive for the ‘People news’ Category

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.

Death of Dr Darrell Patterson (Chemical Engineering)

I have the sad duty to announce that our dear friend and colleague Dr Darrell Alec Patterson, Senior Lecturer in Chemical Engineering, passed away on Sunday 19 February 2017.

Congratulations to our new Readers

Well done to our colleagues who have recently been promoted or translated to the position of Reader

Welcome to our new starters in January 2017

Latest promotions to Senior Lecturer

Congratulations to those who have recently been promoted from Lecturer to Senior Lecturer

Medal success at British Indoor Team Trials for our athletes

Olympic medallist Eilidh Doyle won gold and there were silvers for Dave King and Cameron Chalmers as University of Bath-based athletes impressed at the British Indoor Team Trials in Sheffield

LGBT+ group created for staff and PGRs

Aiming to provide social events, support and representation of LGBT+ interests at University level

Undergrad Student receives Special Recognition Award

Undergrad Student Chris Leaney has been awarded the Chairman’s Special Recognition Award at the recent BANES Chairman’s Community awards.

Celebrating our scholarship programme

Scholars gathered at the Roman Baths to celebrate our growing scholarship programme

Creating new opportunities for women in Physics

A new student-led group called Network of Women in Physics (NWP) has been launched.

Sporting scholar off to S Africa in England Men’s hockey squad

Sport Performance student Scott, supported by a Trendell Sports Scholarship, will join the England hockey team to gain valuable experience of a senior international trip as part of his continued development.

Prestigious tech award for Semali Perera

Semali Perera has won the Academic Award in the 2017 FDM everywoman in Technology Awards

Recent promotions to Professor

Congratulations to our four colleagues who became Professors in the last round of academic promotions

Staff: Apply for an NUS Extra card to get great discounts

Great news for anyone looking to save money both online and on the high street - NUS Extra cards are available to all members of staff.

Chris Budd OBE 'goes to the movies' with Gresham College

Professor Chris Budd OBE delivered a lecture on the relationship between mathematics and film at the Museum of London earlier this month.

Mark Foster & Ged Roddy inducted into Hall of Fame

Five-time Olympic swimmer Mark Foster and former Director of Sport Ged Roddy have become the first inductees of 2017 into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport.