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I-SEE: Continuing role of hydrocarbon

I-SEE Seminar with Professor Peter Edwards FRS, University of Oxford today at 4.30pm

Richard Brooks' HR Blog - VC recruitment update

Director of HR, Richard Brooks

Royal Ballet & One Young World Bath

International guests joined students on campus for a celebration of One Young World

Artist in conversation with Jade Montserrat

The JDP17 Student Prize Winner discusses her work and wider practice

International Research Funding launch

IRO announces call for funding to support research mobility, engagement and network development

International women’s day – part 2

The Library asked users who inspired them and received a great response

University will be open normally on Tuesday

Conditions on campus have now improved and no further snow is forecast

University will open as normal Tuesday

Conditions on campus have improved and no further snow is forecast

Raising money for Alzheimer's Society in the snow!

Last summer Placements Manager, Louise Oliver, cycled from Land's End to John O'Groats to raise money for Alzheimer's Society but the fundraising didn't end there

ahs gold for Best Fairtrade University

The department’s Fairtrade commitment was rewarded at the 2018 South West Fairtrade Business Awards

Big Tobacco and the anti-smoking lobby

Big Tobacco is funding the anti-smoking lobby – but leaked documents reveal the real reason why

IT maintenance: Tuesday 20 March

A week to go for 2018 VC Award

There is one week left to apply for the Vice Chancellor's Award for Public Engagement

Wednesday lunchtime exhibition tour in Chinese

Join us for a free exhibition tour and open discussion about art and the meaning of drawing

The University is closed due to snow today (Monday 9am update)

Conditions on campus are very poor and despite the best efforts of Estates staff we do not believe they will improve in time for us to be able to open today.

University closed due to snow (Monday)

Despite the best efforts of Estates staff we do not believe conditions will improve in time for us to open

Snow update (Sunday)

There will be an announcement by 7.30am on Monday on whether the University will be open as normal

Industrial Action: Message from PVC Learning and Teaching, 16 March

Dear Student,

Taking the temperature of refugee shelters

Children’s workshop this Saturday for 5-11 years

If you are looking for something to inspire your children and you’d like to have a go at something a bit different, come along to The Edge on 17 March 10.30am to 12.30am

Tobacco control message to Africa

University staff visited South Africa for the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health

Talk & workshops 'Identity: Who chooses yours?'

This event is open to University of Bath and Bath Spa University staff and students

Staff Spotlight on...Professor Nick Brook

This week's staff spotlight is on Dean of Science, Nick Brook who talks Rugby League, Big Daddy and vinyl

Careerpilot scoops CDI award

The careers website hosted by the University of Bath, has won a prestigious award for careers and job information

May course dates available (Staff Development)

Course dates are now available for May 2018 – courses include SDPR, project skills and Mental Health First Aid

Dance and solar science research merge on Friday

Choreographer Alexander Whitley takes inspiration from solar science research and its stunning imagery at this special event at The Edge (7.30pm 16 March)

Women in Science celebrated at the Library

To celebrate International Women’s Day and British Science Week, library staff put together a display on the topic of Women in Science

Russian spy attack: why Britain is limited in how it responds

Professor David Galbreath covers Britain's response to the chemical attack in Salisbury and the options available to Theresa May and her Government

Talking with users of low cost medical diagnostic tools

Dr Pedro Estrela blogs about a trip to South Africa where he talked with patients nurses and doctors in low resource areas about medical diagnosis

Event report: The challenge of improving social mobility

Sir Nick Clegg and a range of expert speakers discussed social mobility at a University of Bath conference in London

Shortlisted for national AUA Networks Team Award

Bath AUA have been nominated for a national Networks Team Award and here they cover just five of the reasons why

Campus masterplan consultation

Come and see a range of future options and give your views at events today and tomorrow

Industrial action update

A message from Richard Brooks, Director of HR and Martin Williams, Director of Finance on talks at Acas on Monday

Rare fossils of new flying reptiles species

Dr Nick Longrich from the Milner Centre for Evolution discovers several new species of pterosaurs

UK's first Commonwealth Big Lunch

Dame Katherine Grainger, Chair of UK Sport, celebrates our Gold Coast 2018 and PyeongChang 2018 links

Beginning an R&D career in the industrial sector

Chemical engineering graduate and Salters' Prize winner, Annabel O'Fee, is hoping to become a future leader in healthcare product development

Fossils found of giant flying creatures wiped out with the dinosaurs

Fossils of six new species of pterosaurs, giant flying reptiles that flew over the heads of the dinosaurs, have been discovered by a team of researchers led by the Milner Centre for Evolution at the University of Bath.

Celebrating our Apprentices

In honour of National Apprenticeship Week (5-9 Mar) HR held an afternoon tea workshop to celebrate our Apprentices and to learn from their experiences

Industrial action update

Latest on dispute between Universities UK (UUK) and University and College Union (UCU)

Future of Mobility using 5G, Big Data & AI: 19 April

Emerging advancements in AI and Big data technologies and the deployment of 5G represent new opportunities in working towards collective solutions.

Language students' PAL sessions

How Peer Assisted Learning is helping our students to develop their language skills and intercultural awareness

Industrial Action: Message from PVC Learning and Teaching, 12 March

Dear final-year students

Chancellor visits University of Bath to mark Founders Day

The University of Bath marked its Founders Day on Tuesday 6 March with a lecture by Professor Sheila Rowan on gravitational waves, followed by a reception hosted by the Chancellor HRH The Earl of Wessex.

SAMIS unavailable Weds 14 March 7am to 5:30pm

Chancellor visits to mark Founders Day

We marked our 51st Founders Day with a lecture by Prof Sheila Rowan and reception hosted by HRH The Earl of Wessex

Local artists needed for summer arts trail river exhibition

The 50th anniversary of the flooding of the River Avon forms the backdrop to new public engagement initiative

SAMIS unavailable Weds 14 Mar, 07:00 - 17:30

Why do so few girls study Stem subjects?

One week left to enter Images of Research

The 2018 competition to promote your research closes to entries on 19 March

Nick Clegg to speak on social mobility

Sir Nick Clegg will speak as part of a series of conferences and seminars organised by the University

Being a woman leader - man, I feel like a woman

Joint statement on industrial action

The University and Bath Students' Union have today issued a joint call

Institute of Coding co-chair announced

Jacqueline de Rojas CBE, President of techUK, has been appointed as co-chair of the Institute of Coding

Skype for Business - 16 March 2018, 2pm to 4pm

Team Bath Drones set to defend title

Last year’s Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Challenge saw Team Bath Drones take the title

Oscar highlights Chile’s long battle for LGBTI rights

The Oscars success of Sebastián Lelio’s film, A Fantastic Woman, couldn’t be more opportune in its timing with it's impact gradually gathering pace

Bath Taps into Science Festival 10 - 17 March

Bath Taps into Science is a science festival which focuses on exciting and enthusing young children and families with science and engineering

#NeverOK International Women's Day

Industrial strategy acceleration fund – deadline 22 March

Explore new compositions in Chamber Music Class

ACAS talks and member consultation

Members of the USS pension scheme will receive a letter regarding the proposed changes this week

Celebrating International Women's Day at The Library

Doctoral students and academics needed

Women and work - gender equality in academia

Agresso - sales orders & invoices, Thursday 15 March 2pm to 5pm

Complex inhalers putting patients off

Respiratory disease patients with arthritis may struggle to manage their conditions due to fiddly inhalers

Refugees and economic migrants

Find out more about the politics of immigration in this two minute explainer by Dr Jason Hart

IT maintenance: report a fault to Estates, 9 Mar 8am to 9am

Uni swim coach presents at international forum

Industrial action update

A message from Richard Brooks, Director of HR and Martin Williams, Director of Finance on talks at Acas yesterday

Industrial action update

UUK restates its willingness to meet at any time or place with UCU to resolve the dispute

Tech pioneer Jacqueline de Rojas to co-chair new Institute of Coding

acqueline de Rojas CBE, President of techUK, has been appointed as the industry co-chair of the Governance Board for the newly established Institute of Coding, which brings together industry and academia in a co-ordinated effort to address the UK’s digital skills gap.

Chamber music class: spring 18

Have you made changes following student feedback?

Polden development update

Statement in response to student protest (5 March 2018)

A University of Bath spokesperson said: “A group of around 10 students gathered in one of our buildings at around 13.30 to express support for staff who are taking part in industrial action called by the UCU over plans to reform the USS pension scheme. We understand this is part of a nationally co-ordinated demonstration with similar actions taking place at universities across the country. We fully respect the right of both students and staff to make their voices heard.

I-SEE Seminars 6 March 2018

Find out more about this year’s Arts Scholars

Luisa Enria (SPS) writes on Sierra Leone’s upcoming elections

Influencing process improvement

What can apprenticeships offer?

Julian Sulley from Engineering & Design shares his thoughts as National Apprenticeship Week starts

Staff Spotlight on... Hajraah Qureshi

We're revisiting Spotlight with Apprentice Hajraah Qureshi as part of National Apprenticeship Week

Access email, calendar, files and software from your own device

Francesca Martinez on diversity

Join award winning comedian Francesca Martinez and the joint Equality Forum on 21 March

IT maintenance: 6 March 7am to 9am

The Bath Architecture Annual 2017

'How to get fit fast' features Uni academics

University is closed on Thursday afternoon and all day on Friday

In view of actual and forecast weather conditions, the University of Bath is now closed today (Thursday 1 March 2018) and tomorrow (Friday 2 March 2018).

University closed on Friday

In view of actual and forecast weather conditions, the University will remain closed tomorrow (Friday 2 March)

University is closing at 1pm today (Thursday 1 March)

In view of deteriorating weather conditions, the University of Bath is closing at 1pm today (Thursday 1 March 2018)

University to close at 1pm today (Thurs)

In view of deteriorating weather conditions, the University will close at 1pm today (1 March 2018)

ALS-linked protein’s journey more complex than we thought

Obituary - Peter Hill

It is with sadness that we announce the death of Peter Hill, Director of Human Resources in the University from 1984 to 2004.

Open meeting: Travel in and around Bath 3 Mar 09:00 - 15:30

Pall Mall Closure 1-2 March 2018

We are writing to let you know that due to the weather forecasts for the London area for the remainder of the week, the Pall Mall office will be closed, re-opening on Monday 5th March.
If you have an enquiry regarding Pall Mall, please email

University open as normal today (Thursday 1 March)

The University of Bath will be opening as normal today (Thursday 1 March 2018).

University open as normal today (Thursday)

The University will be opening as normal today (Thursday 1 March 2018)

Management 101 e-learning available

All staff can now log in to the Development Toolkit for 60-minute e-learning modules covering 10 topics

Staying safe during adverse weather: University arrangements

With the likelihood of snow in the coming days, please familiarise yourself with the arrangements that the University has in place.

Arrangements for adverse weather

Staying safe travelling to and on campus

ALS-linked protein’s journey into nervous system cells more complex than we thought

University of Bath scientists have developed a better understanding of a key protein associated with brain diseases including ALS (motor neurone disease) and dementia by studying how it enters central nervous system cells.

Moodle-SAMIS grade transfer tool for Unit Convenors

Industrial Action: Message from PVC Learning and Teaching, 27 February

Dear students,

Chief Scientific Advisor for Scotland

Come and hear about the soundtrack of the Universe on 6 March, introduced by the Chancellor

Professors awarded The Rank Prize

Professors Tim Birks and Jonathan Knight have received The Rank Prize for their work

Campus masterplan: have your say

Public consultation events on the new Campus Masterplan plan will be held on 14 & 15 March

Students describe their research in a limerick

Doctoral students at the University of Bath have been challenged to use their rhyming skills to describe their PhD research on social media

Develop your digital skills

Richard Brooks' HR blog - stage two of the search for our new VC

HE Financing – lessons learnt & future options

Students describe their research in a limerick

Doctoral students at the University of Bath have been challenged to use their rhyming skills to describe their PhD research on social media in the form of a limerick.

Poorer students over three times more likely to live at home

SETsquared ranked as world’s top business incubator

The Welsh National Opera discusses using digital innovation

Exhibition tour in German

Changes between Joblink and HR

Changes to the way student hourly paid (casual) workers are administered come into effect on 5 March

Celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight 2018

Fairtrade Fortnight starts on 26 Feb with a variety of events, activities and giveaways taking place

USS: An update from Martin Williams and Richard Brooks

In our last communication we laid out the situation regarding the proposals on the USS pension scheme.

Guidance for staff on UCU industrial action

A set of FAQs has been created to provide information on the current industrial action taking place

Inspirational teachers celebrated

Four teachers have been recognised for going above and beyond to prepare their students for HE

Scribble & sketch mornings, 28 Feb or 21 Mar

Uni welcomes Commercial Director

Tom Britten will take up the role of Commercial Director in March to develop our commercial services

ePayslips for February

The process will be run again on Monday 26 February

Underdeck tarmacking - Wessex House to 10 West (26-27 Feb)

SETsquared partnership ranked as the world’s top business incubator

The SETsquared partnership has been ranked as the world’s leading business incubator for its outstanding contribution to developing the next generation of UK tech entrepreneurs.

Complicated inhalers prevent patients from taking medicine, study finds

Respiratory disease patients with arthritis could struggle to manage their conditions because their inhalers are too fiddly for them to use, University of Bath research has found.

Staff focus groups on University Mental Health Strategy

Retaining trust in 21st century business

On 26 Feb David Elliott, Director for Wessex Water speaks on the challenges facing modern companies

An eco-social framework for fair sustainability

There’s more to skeleton than meets the ice

Our researchers are working with British Skeleton and UK Sport on the science behind the Winter Olympic sport

Staff Spotlight on...Dr Yasin Rofcanin

This week's spotlight focuses on Dr Yasin Rofcanin, who talks Istanbul, Kantianism and reading a book-a-month

IT maintenance: 27 February 7am to 9am

The Netherlands Ambassador visits campus

The Netherlands Ambassador to the UK, Simon Smits, visited the University on 20 Feb as part of the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution (BRLSI) ‘World Affairs through our Eyes’.

Find about this year’s Arts Scholars at The Edge

Industrial action: information and FAQs for students

Further information on the industrial action planned to take place on campus during February and March.

Decarbonising to a cleaner economy

While energy and technology underscore economic development, they also give rise to unwanted side effects

Industrial action: information and FAQs for students

Further information on the industrial action planned to take place on campus during February and March.

Changes to Business Objects access

Freedom of expression: A message from Mark Humphriss (University Secretary)

The University of Bath cherishes freedom of speech. A variety of speakers are invited onto campus by staff and students as part of our community’s desire to foster debate and the spirit of free enquiry.

International Careers Week 2018 - 26 Feb to 2 Mar

In an increasingly globalised world, it’s very important that our students are prepared for working in an international context

Materials research society conference in Boston

Help us learn more about mental health disclosure

Experience the Uni at a postgraduate Open Day

We're holding a series of special postgraduate Open Days to help you find out about studying our courses and life at Bath

Gravitational waves: sounds of the universe

Prof Sheila Rowan MBE from the University of Glasgow speaks as part of Founders Day