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Live stream available for Prof Alice Roberts talk

Professor Alice Roberts talk, 'Tamed: three species that changed our world...', will be live streamed.

CLT launch Talk Teaching Lunchtime Hub series

Subject-based TEF: reflections on pilot methodology with Dr Alan Hayes

New digital and physical Library spaces

The official opening of the Library’s new Level 1 quiet study area took place on 12 Sep 2018.

Staff development course dates available for November

Courses include: Coaching Conversations, Nuts & Bolts of Managing People and Mental Health First Aid HE

Professor Carole Mundell on the Big Bang

Professor Carole Mundell, Department of Phsyics, appears on BBC Radio 4 to talk about the Big Bang

Update from Professor Bernie Morley

We’ve made some changes to our senior management team meetings and recruitment procedures.

New students arriving on campus this weekend

Around 5,000 new students are starting at Bath. We want to make sure they all feel welcome and supported.

Managing effective conversations course (Thurs 11 Oct)

A course for staff.

SDPR courses available (Wed 17 Oct)

Staff courses for 'Conducting an effective review' and 'Getting the most out of your review'

Read the latest issue of BA2

The magazine for alumni and friends of the University of Bath - issue 26

Jamie Cooke wins gold at Modern Pentathlon World Championships

University-based Holland wins World Triathlon Title

Vicky Holland returns to the UK as triathlon’s overall 2018 World Champion after a gutsy performance on Australia’s Gold Coast.

How I cycled 11 countries in 11 days

In this lecture - filmed on Wednesday 12 September 2018 - Ian shared his experiences and reflections with some expert help from researchers across the University.

University of Bath purchase Bristol & Bath Science Park

The University of Bath has teamed up with South Gloucestershire Council to purchase the Park.

Message from Professor Ian White

A message from the next Vice-Chancellor for staff

New Leverhulme funding for Dr Felia Allum

A significant project from Dr Felia Allum in PoLIS will redress the balance in research to-date on transnational organised crime.

European Researchers' Night 2018 - FUTURES

Two cities, twelve venues, 100 researchers, one night - join us at FUTURES.

University hosted The World Congress in industrial process tomography

Prof. Manuch Soleimani writes about the recent workshop he held

Visions of Science exhibition opens today

View works from Andrew Brownsword Gallery's inaugural Art Prize, and works created in collaboration with University of Bath researchers

File storage upgrade

There will be an upgrade to some file storage areas on Tuesday 18 September. Please remember to save your files and log out beforehand.

Do you aspire to a leadership role?

Read the latest blog from Richard Brooks, HR Director, to find our more about our new training opportunities.

Get to grips with the basics of Computers and going online

Earn an industry-recognised qualification and learn how to use the internet, email and programs, and make simple documents.

Waste plastic could support construction

Bath-led research has shown waste plastic to be a sustainable, viable partial replacement for sand.

BBC’s Trust Me I’m a Doctor tackles ‘exercise snacking’ at Bath

In the latest episode viewers will see Bath researcher Dr Oly Perkin put participants through their paces.

Our next Open Day is now just days away

We are expecting over 9,000 visitors on campus on Saturday 15 September.

Visions of Science Preview, Fri 14 Sep - 4.30 - 7pm

View works from Andrew Brownsword Gallery's inaugural Art Prize and many more.

Café Conversations with our Acting Vice-Chancellor

Professor Bernie Morley invites you to a series of informal get-togethers.

Richard Brooks' HR Blog - Result!

Read Richard's account of the recruitment process for our new Vice-Chancellor, who starts in April 2019.

Lecturer Ana Catalano Weeks receives political science award

Dr Weeks’s article on gender quota laws was awarded the 2018 Franklin L. Burdette/Pi Sigma Alpha Prize by the American Political Science Association.

IT maintenance affects Secure Downloads

Thursday 13 September, 7am.

Single molecule control for a femtosecond

New technique will open up research possibilities across nanoscience and nanophysics.

Leading the way in inclusive innovation

New Industrial Strategy funding will help amplify regional strengths in creative technologies.

£1M grant to target proteins linked to cancers

Dr Jody Mason from the Department of Biology & Biochemistry has been awarded almost £1M for a project looking at ways to target proteins linked to cancers.

Have your social media questions answered at Social Media Café

Do you have a question about social media? Book an appointment at the September Social Media Cafe from the Department of Marketing & Communications

UNREST launches MOOC to showcase memory research

EU Horizon 2020-funded project UNREST has created a free Memory Models course to disseminate its findings.

Submit a nomination for an Honorary Degree by 12 Sep

The Honorary Degrees Committee invites you to submit nominations for honorary degrees. Closing date is 12 September 2018.

Polly McGuigan discusses how fast can a human run on Radio 4

Dr Polly McGuigan is on Radio 4's The Curious Cases of Rutherford & Fry.

Writing Good Impact Case Studies

Saskia Walcott shares her insight and expertise in compiling and writing REF Impact Case Studies.

Opinion: Prospect of 'no-deal' Brexit looms over UK

Dr. Richard Fairchild is an Associate Professor in Finance, based in our School of Management

Pharmacists play vital role in improving patient health

Pharmacists serving non-hospitalised patients may achieve improvements in patient health outcomes

Temporary closure of the East car park overflow areas

The overflow extensions of East car park will be closed from 9pm on Fri 7 Sept to 5pm Mon 10 Sept

IT maintenance affects printing

Wednesday 5 September, from 6:00 am until 9:00 am

IT maintenance affects printing from Linux and mobile devices

Thursday 6 September 6am to 9am

Our New Vice-Chancellor has been appointed

Professor Ian White FREng has been appointed as the next Vice-Chancellor and President of the University

Office 365 is coming

Exciting new products and services such as Microsoft Teams, OneDrive for Business and SharePoint Online will be enabled in the coming months.

Message from the Acting Vice-Chancellor

Professor Bernie Morley's first video message as Acting Vice-Chancellor

Staff Mobility in Europe

Read about Sian's experience in Sweden, and how you can take part in 2018/19

Changes to bus services to and from campus from 2 Sept

First will make changes to routing and timetabling of the U1 service

Bath DBA student is University of Namibia’s youngest ever VC

DBA student Professor Kenneth Matengu has been named the University of Namibia’s youngest ever Vice-Chancellor.

PoLIS welcomes international researchers

Social and political scientists will be in Bath this week for the 48th Annual Conference of the University Association for Contemporary European Studies.

STBH two day Growth Workshop: 8&9 Oct

Sustainable Technologies Business Acceleration Hub confirms date for 2-day growth workshop

Message from Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell

Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell looks back over 17 years as Vice-Chancellor

Staff Spotlight on... Alex Butler

Alex, Interim Director of Computing Services, talks a digital world, Emmeline Pankhurst and bees

Dr Aurelien Mondon: ‘The mainstreaming of the far right’

Dr Aurelien Mondon's recent article for Open Democracy

BBC Radio 1 Stories - DNA+: Beauty

Prof Tony Perry features in show that explores whether the beauty industry could edit your DNA to improve your looks

Timescale for the origin of all of life on Earth

New study suggests life originated on Earth a lot earlier than previously thought

Policy analysis and social change in the Arab region: 11 Sept

Arab public policy scholars will discuss their research and expertise on policy-making in the Middle East and North Africa.

Recruiting a new Chair of Council: give your views

Message from Ruth Foreman, Vice-Chair of Council

Update on U1 service consultation

First’s response to the feedback received

Electrification at Bristol Parkway: 15 Sept to 6 Oct

During this time, no trains will call at Bristol Parkway and connecting coaches will run to Patchway, Yate and Filton Abbey Wood.

Obituary - Professor Brian McEnaney

It is with much sadness that we announce the death of Professor Brian McEnaney who passed away on 20 August.

Watch: BSc Architecture final year in four minutes

Matt Coles spent a year filming life as a final-year BSc Architecture student.

The CSCT PhD Himalayman: Newton-Bhabha Placement

CSCT PhD student Martyn Bennett blogs about his experiences in India while he visits IIT's Metabolic Systems Biology Lab.

Opening up about autism

There’s growing understanding about autism across society, but what does it mean to be a student and autistic?

Why Canadian aid won’t help Palestinian entrepreneurs

The problem is not aid itself. The problem is the way Canada administers aid.

GW4 funding call now open for collaborative research

Collaborative research communities across the GW4 universities can apply for up to £75K in an open funding call.

Bank Hol booze effects last longer than thought

New study suggests the effects of alcohol on mental processing could extend to the day after heavy drinking

What Trump’s tariffs could mean for manufacturing

From car factories in Mexico to soybean exporters in Brazil, alternative markets could become unexpected beneficiaries of US President Donald Trump’s attack on overseas manufacturing

MArch project nominated for Archiprix International Awards

Michael Lewis' award-winning thesis reinvents Porto’s industrial heritage by embracing traditional Portuguese architecture and sustainable technologies.

Why do we feel pain differently?

Dr Janet Bultiude explores the science behind pain, what it is and why it might be experienced differently by different people.

Our next Open Day needs your help!

Our first Undergraduate Open Day of the new academic year takes place on Saturday 15 September 2018.

Fresh evidence on tobacco smuggling

New TCRG studies out today via the BMJ's Tobacco Control.

The Rhythm of Life

Professor Roland Jones features on The Symphony Within.

Changes to Probation Process

We are pleased to announce the introduction of an online Probation process.

Riders on the Storm

New blog from the Institute of Policy Research talking about UK politics, democracy and voter preference and Brexit.

University of Bath's Visitor - His Honour Judge Barry Cotter QC

His Honour Judge Barry Cotter QC has been appointed by the Privy Council as Visitor of the University.

CSCT student Vicky shares five perks of small conferences

CSCT student Vicky blogs about the advantages of attending smaller conferences after she came back from the BBSRC Anaerobic Digestion Network Meeting.

Ed Keogh in the New Statesman on pain and the gender data gap

Why the “gender data gap” means doctors don’t take women’s pain seriously enough

Carry your library card for access over Bank Holiday Monday and Tuesday

Reminder from the Security team about building access on Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 August.

Student start-up to tackle India’s flower waste

PhD Chemical Engineer, Parimala Shivaprasad, is setting up a social enterprise in India to use flowers discarded from religious ceremonies and festivals.

AI could make dodgy lip sync a thing of the past

New video editing technique could save time and reduce costs for the film industry.

We want your kids evolution questions!

As part of the launch for the Milner Centre for Evolution, we are looking for children to record questions about evolution for our experts

Architecture professional practice placements video

Our first-year students Rachel and William ask our fourth-year students about going on placement.

Cannabis link to relieving intestine inflammation

Reports that the drug reduces the symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) may be explained by new research.

Public Lecture: Professor Alice Roberts

Register now for ‘Tamed: three species that changed our world’

CAMERA use AR to showcase a new project

It's the last week to try on a HoloLens at The Edge to experience CAMERA's work into motion capturing pigs

Facebook risks starting a war on knowledge

Facebook is closing its doors to researchers in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

REF2021 Guidance published

The UK’s four higher education funding bodies published the draft guidance and criteria on making submissions to the Research Excellence Framework.