Archive for the ‘People news’ Category

Four-gold Guy brings fitting end to Brit Champs for Bath-based swimmers

Double Olympic medallist Guy, who moved his training base to the National Centre Bath in January, brought the curtain down on a successful 2017 British Swimming Championships by winning his fourth gold and an eighth title of the week for University of Bath-based swimmers.

Fantastic finish sees Team Bath Netball tame Dragons

Team Bath Netball produced a storming final quarter to finally tame a determined Celtic Dragons outfit and get back to winning ways in the Vitality Netball Superleague.

Bold design wins Basil Spence project

Architecture & Civil Engineering students design railway stations to celebrate Oxford's literary heritage

National award for Brian Schofield

Our Head of Security Services has been honoured by Association of University Chief Security Officers

Congrats to our latest HEA Fellows via the Bath Scheme

The Bath Scheme provides a route for experienced teaching staff to use their experience to gain a formal teaching qualification and gain nationally-recognised status: Fellow of the Higher Education Academy .

Congratulations to colleagues completing the Bath Course

The Bath Course in Enhancing Academic Practice provides HEA accredited professional development for new lecturers and teaching fellows at the university, leading to Associate/Fellow of the HEA status.

EPSRC science photography contest

Two researchers from Physics have come runners up in a national science photography competition

French Ambassador visits campus

A delegation from the French Embassy in London met PoLIS students & researchers last week

PhD student wins scholarship for research in visual computing

Computer Science PhD student Tobias Bertel has been awarded a prestigious scholarship from The Rabin Ezra Scholarship Trust which recognises and rewards promising junior research students.

Welcome to new staff who joined us in March

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

Prince Harry visits RFU Injured Players

HRH Prince Harry joined us on campus to meet our rugby science team as part of the Invictus Games trials

Over £8,000 raised so far by Bath RAG’s Edinburgh Hitch

On Friday 31 March, 22 pairs of students set off from the SU Volunteering Office with the challenge of hitchhiking all the way to Edinburgh Castle (385 miles).

Students jet off to New York to represent UK

15 of our students have won the UK round of the ICCA - International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella

Happy retirement to Phil Auger

In his 10 years as Energy Engineer at the University, he has played a key part in cutting our carbon footprint by 16% (despite the enormous growth in our estate) and has helped save £1.5 million on our energy bills.

Diane Aderyn receives OBE at Palace

Our Director of Finance & Commercial Services has been awarded an OBE for services to Higher Education

Funeral of Professor Robin Sibson (formerly of Maths)

We regret to announce the death of Professor Robin Sibson, a former member of the Department of Mathematical Sciences.

Graduate Kate French strikes Pentathlon world cup gold in Cairo

Alumna Kate French won the first World Cup gold of her career during a medal-laden international weekend for Pentathlon GB.

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.