Archive for the ‘Research Development & Support Office’ Category

STEM Busking - street performance of science & engineering

Workshop on Thu 8 May for all staff and postgraduate researchers: Science busking takes live demonstrations and interpretations to people who may never have thought of stepping foot in a science centre or museum.

New Director of RDSO appointed

Jon Hunt has been appointed as the new Director of our Research Development & Support Office

Marie Curie Fellowships: proposal support service

Through our Research Development & Support Office (RDSO), we will provide assistance to Bath's host Principal Investigators (PIs) and the applicants themselves to help develop their proposals. Deadline for proposals: 11 September.

Massive impact of HE on regional economy

Higher education in the South West is of ‘significant economic importance’, bringing immediate benefits in jobs and its contribution to regional GVA, according to a new report published by Universities UK.

Leadership & personality differences: Thu 17 Apr

This one day interactive workshop introduces participants to the personality differences described by the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and how these differences affect the way that we communicate, think, plan, make decisions and lead others.

Research collaboration with GSK to improve drug manufacturing

Professor Chris Frost and Dr Patricia Marce (Chemistry) have been awarded funding from the Impact Acceleration Account (IAA), to work with global healthcare company GlaxoSmithKline to improve the sustainability of chemical processes involved in drug manufacture, as well as reducing economic manufacturing costs through innovative reaction design.

Celebrating Founders Day - Wed 2 Apr

Join us for a presentation about our research with Wessex Water and a lecture by Prof David Rhind titled 'Drowning in data'

University celebrates HR Excellence in Research Award

Professor Jane Millar, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research) and Professor Andrew Plummer, Chair of the Research Staff Working Group, recently hosted a celebratory reception held to recognise a number of important developments and achievements in researcher development.

Jon Hunt quoted in THE about HE-industry collaborations

Reminder: Ethical compliance & consultancy projects

In order to ensure the University's compliance with UK’s concordat to support research integrity, our processes have had to be amended; non-compliance would mean the loss of HEFCE funding to the University.

Enormous opportunities for researchers under Horizon 2020

The European Commissioner with responsibility for research, innovation and science visited the University on Friday 7 March to learn more about the innovative and multi-disciplinary projects our researchers are involved in that benefit from EU funding.

Calling local businesses: 'Work with us to help unlock new EU funding and partnership opportunities’

Ahead of today's visit to the University by the EU Commissioner for Research, Innovation & Science, we are appealing to local businesses to come forward to work together to unlock new funding opportunities from the European Union.

Pathways to Impact: Practices at Bath

Findings from a survey of attitudes to Pathways to Impact and a review of Pathway to Impact plans in submitted bids by the RDSO.

Course for academics - Team management: Fri 7 Mar

This one-day programme for researchers takes a look at the nature of teams and groups within the University context, and the common elements all teams need in order to be effective.

Could you mentor junior research colleagues?

Mentoring circles aim to provide a forum in which research and academic staff and teaching fellows can share their experiences and the challenges they are facing and can talk about their careers with peers and more experienced colleagues.

Business Breakfast - Putting the ‘new’ into renewables:18 Mar

Join us at the Innovation Centre, Broad Quay, BA1 1UD from 7.45–10am for our next Low Carbon Business Breakfast, where we will be discussing Renewable Energy.

Researchers/PGRs - Communicating to non-specialists: 5 Mar

This course is designed to help researchers communicate their work clearly and effectively to non-specialists such as members of the public and researchers from other disciplines.

Ethical compliance required for all consultancy projects

In order to ensure the University's compliance with UK’s concordat to support research integrity, our processes have had to be amended; non-compliance would mean the loss of HEFCE funding to the University.

Bath spinout company shakes up bioscience sector

A Bath spinout company, CiteAb the antibody search engine, has released data today that suggests that bioscience research in China is set to overtake the United States within the next five to ten years.

MRC awards University £250k for industry feasibility projects

We have been awarded £250K from the Medical Research Council Confidence in Concept scheme to support industry feasibility studies