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Next steps following the Halpin review

A video message to staff and students from Ruth Foreman, Vice-Chair of Council

First-year workshop: Model Car Competition

Modern tree-dwelling birds evolved from the ground up

Modern birds evolved from a partridge-like ancestor after asteroid destroyed forests across the globe

Council responds to the Halpin Review

A message from Thomas Sheppard, Chair of Council

Excel - Manage your data better: 29 May

Tuesday 29 May 10am to 11.30am

STBH low carbon workshops for businesses

Free workshops offer businesses bespoke support and connections with researcher​s in low carbon technologies and sustainable innovation from the University

IT maintenance SPSS 24, Amos 24 etc: Tues 29 May 7-9am

Book for exhibition tour in Spanish next Wednesday

A free tour at 1pm, led by native speaker Aitor Garcia-Ruiz, PhD Research Programme in Physics

VC's address to Academic Assembly

Vice-Chancellor’s Statutory Address to Academic Assembly on 8 May 2018

Celebrating Polden's highest point

The Mayor joined staff and visitors to mark the occasion for our new PG student accommodation on campus

Visions of Science Art Bursaries

Jamie Eastman & Professor Nick Brook are looking for artwork proposals for inaugural Art Prize

Brexit & Basic Income: Political Parallels & Implications

Blog post from Dr Luke Martinelli, Research Associate, IPR

Three Minute Thesis Final: 5 June

Eight students have battled their way through University heats to present at our University 3MT final.

Carry your library card for access on Bank Holiday Monday

Reminder from the Security team about building access on Monday 28 May.

Jazz musician Pee Wee Ellis in conversation with Ian Shaw: 26 May

We are delighted to welcome Pee Wee Ellis back to the University of Bath

VC Awards put public engagement centre stage

The annual awards are an opportunity to celebrate the efforts of our community who engage diverse publics with their research.

Lighter and stronger aeroplanes

Aviation innovation is thanks to new composites developed in Dept of Mechanical Engineering

Exhibition tour in Polish this Saturday

Learn more about Collected Shadows and Uriel Orlow in The Edge Galleries, led by Olena Strzelbicka, BA (hons) Modern Languages and European Studies

Update on the Halpin review

A message from Thomas Sheppard, Chair of Council and Ruth Foreman, Vice-Chair of Council

Awards for supporting young women in STEM

Rachel Hayden, a Civil Engineering student, talks about winning national awards and encouraging females to pursue careers in science

A creative morning for your family this Saturday

New programme to power high-growth UK companies

The University, as part of the SETsquared Partnership, has launched a programme to enable some of the UK’s best tech scale-up companies become the sector giants of tomorrow.

New Statesman reviews Nick Pearce’s ‘Shadows of Empire'

New 3G training strip is announced

Students and athletes from multiple sports could be set to enjoy enhanced all-weather training facilities

Vice-Chancellor visits Bath Institute for Rheumatic Diseases

Dame Glynis met with Celia Mead (Executive Director), Christopher Johns (incoming Chair) and Nick Hall (current Chair and former lecturer at the University) as well as members of the wider team.

Development Toolkit: free for all staff

2000+ online learning resources available, including the Management 101 e-learning modules (10 topics).

‘Talking’ algae help monitor climate change

Our researchers have developed a way to monitor aquatic alterations by listening to microalgae

App to tackle mental health challenges

BlueIce app developed by Professor Paul Stallard is helping young people manage urges to self-harm

Family campus walk & memory book making: Sat 26

Spend the afternoon collecting and making with a campus edge walk and memory book workshop at The Edge.

Excel, create charts to present your data: 25 May

IT Maintenance affects Archibus, etc: Tue 22 May 7-9am

255th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society

16,585 chemists gathered in New Orleans for the 255th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society.

Staff Spotlight on...Sam O’Gorman

Sam, City Receptions Coordinator, talks Stephen Spielberg, Tom Hanks and the view from Alexandra Park

BANES Travel Roadshow & Dr Bike: 23 May

Come along and speak to a member of the Travelwest Roadshow team, Estates, Security and First Bus for advice how to get started with car sharing, cycling and getting the bus/train to work.

New 3D printing equipment installed

Find out more about collaborating on this technology and exploring its capabilities

Latest promotions to professor

Congratulations to all our University colleagues who have been promoted to professor

STEM4Britain at the Houses of Parliament

Second year PhD student Bethan Charles travelled to the Houses of Parliament to attend STEM for Britain Annual poster competition

Telephony Strategy - Have Your Say

Help identify the best communications technology to support how we communicate & collaborate

IPR: Brexit and International Trade

Dr Maria Garcia (PoLIS) on the immediate impact of Brexit on international trade

Jimmy Mearns hits 100

Jimmy Mearns, former Pharmacy Senior Lecturer and member of Senate, has just celebrated his 100th birthday.

ABC Radio: Professor Alison Walker interview

Be a Marshal or an Independent Advisor

Expressions of interest are invited for the positions of Marshal and Independent Advisor

Pint of Science: few tickets remaining!

IP & Commercialisation as a Route to Impact event

This event will take place on Monday, 21 May 2018, from 12:15-13:30, in 1E3.6.

Record entries for Images of Research

Researchers have submitted a record number of entries for this year's public engagement competition

In the shadows of empire: Anglosphere dream lives on

Latest IPR blog post

The Plug & Tub win national NUS Best Bar None Awards

We are delighted that The SU Bar and Nightclub have been announced as national winners at the recent NUS Best Bar None Awards

Savvy microbe investments maximise return

Microbes change their investment strategy depending on what is at stake

Paper by late Dr Darrell Patterson

Dr Darrell Patterson's article has been published in the prestigious journal Chemical Reviews

How we started a business while studying

School of Management graduates Jack Cowell and Jack MacHugh discuss starting a business while studying, and how being at Bath helped them.

AUA Blog: The Invisible Grail at #AUA2018

Emma Greeley on how to engage, motivate and inspire through your writing

Industrial Action: Message from PVC Learning and Teaching: 10 May 2018

Dear Students,

Staff Development new programme & course dates

June/July dates are now available for these courses. Please follow the booking instructions at the bottom of the course page as a different approach is being used for these

Staff Spotlight on...Professor Peter Lambert

This week's Staff Spotlight is on Professor Peter Lambert, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Teaching)

IT maintenance: iTrent, Wiki, Tues 15 May 7 - 9.00am

iTrent Reporting and the Wiki will be unavailable due to security upgrades

D-Notice committee issue two notices over Skripal

'Spinwatch' reveals that the Skripal affair has resulted in the issuing of not one but two 'D-Notices' to the British media

Excel: Formulae and functions - Thur 17 May 10 -11.30am

A new book from Dr Peter Allen: 'The Political Class'

'The Political Class' challenges us to rethink who governs Britain

International Mobility Leavers’ Party 2018

Students and members of University staff gathered at Roman Baths to say farewell to study abroad friends and colleagues

Unearthing the voices of the mine

A new Uni film, screening this evening, explores the pathway of a diamond from mine to market

Mighty morphing molecules

Work by University scientists has opened a new way to tailor applications in future technologies

Congratulations to new HEA Fellows via Bath Course

BBC R4 Prof Nick Pearce (IPR): The Briefing Room

Professor Nick Pearce (IPR) on Radio 4’s The Briefing Room discussing what goes on in the Home Office

The High Commissioner of India visit

The High Commissioner of India to the UK visited to discuss activity between the South-West and India

A special countryside walk uncovering Bath's hidden history

An explorative stroll uncovering some of the hidden histories and memories of Bath on Saturday 12 May, 2-5pm

University to divest from direct holdings in fossil fuels

The University and Students’ Union (SU) have worked together on this issue, and the University has now agreed to divest itself of direct holdings in fossil fuels.

Nominate: Equality & Diversity Committee and Health & Safety Committee

Nominations are invited for four vacancies for staff representatives to serve on both Committees from 1 August 2018 until 31 July 2021

University signs Stand Alone Pledge

The University has signed the Stand Alone Pledge; committing to support estranged students

A musical performance for little ones on Sunday 13 May

Experience a heartwarming performance where every slight breeze turn into a beautiful sound - 12 to 2.30pm

Voices from the mine: Artisanal diamonds and Sierra Leone

New Athena SWAN Awards announced

Three departments have achieved Athena SWAN awards for gender equality, representation & progression

Member of non-academic staff needed

Nominations are open for one member of non-academic staff to serve on Council

Olympic champion launches SU's first ever Colour Run

Three hundred students took part in Bath Student Union’s first ever colour run on Saturday 28 April, raising £1950 for WaterAid’s lifesaving work

Keeping your Twitter account safe

'Golden Triangle' to benefit UK

Government, business and academics gathered at a Uni event to explore the ‘Golden Triangle’ of collaboration

Staff Spotlight on...Carole Bryant

This week's spotlight is on Post Office Assistant, Carole Bryant who talks Glam Rock and designing clothes

Internal Comms to launch Self Service Portal

On Wednesday 9 May we’re changing the way you send in messages for University-wide communication by managing them through the University’s Self-Service Portal

A view of Brexit and its impact on industrial strategy

Dr Felicia Fai Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor), blogs on the impact of Brexit on the UK's Industrial Stragey

Bath AUA talk with Students’ Union Chief Executive

Andrew McLaughlin spoke at a recent meeting of Bath AUA about the Student Union

Identifying the building blocks for drug development

Dr Jody Mason has received a Pioneer Award from Cancer Research UK to work on a new way to screen molecules in the fight against cancer

Polden Development Update - May

Welcome to the 16th monthly update with news to keep you informed on the new Polden Corner Student Accommodation project

Video: Mechanical engineering dragster challenge

Teams Mechanical Engineering students designed, built and raced spring-propelled dragsters

Congratulations to our latest Bath Scheme Fellows

Congratulations to our latest Bath Scheme Fellows

Taking Marie-Curie on a Eurotrip

Read the CSCT blog about the 5th Marie Curie Alumni Association Annual Conference and General Assembly in Leuven, Belgium

Scientists find the first bird beak

A rare fossil from an early bird gives a unique insight into how modern birds evolved

Maths professor receives prestigious award

Professor Andreas Kyprianou from the Department of Mathematics has received a Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award

Virgil Building opening times in May

he Virgil Building is open on bank holiday Monday (7th May) 10am until 8pm and from Tuesday 8th May until Thursday 31st May, it will remain open until midnight, seven days a week during the revision and exam period

IT maintenance: iTrent, Agresso & Linux, Tues 8 May

iTrent and Agresso will be unavailable due to software and security updates. EveryonePrint on Linux will not be available due to an upgrade

University welcomes Global Chair

Distinguished Professor Philip Power from UC Davis joins Bath as a Global Chair in Chemistry

Grand Debate: A.I. & Machine Learning

Speakers debate wide-ranging, ethical implications of A.I. & machine learning on 9 May, 5.30pm to 7.00pm

Churchill Fellowship for ‘once in a lifetime opportunity’

People are being invited to apply for a Churchill Fellowship and be in with a chance of a ‘once-in-a-lifetime opportunity’ to expand their professional and personal horizons.

Designing and building a mini automated vehicle

Joshua Olaleye built a guided vehicle to compete in our mouse race group project, where the challenge is to complete a circuit in the fastest time

Please join our team of Open Day helpers

A message from Prof. Bernie Morley, Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Provost on Open Days 22 & 23 June

Targeted approach to NHS Health Checks

A recent public health study of NHS Health Checks in Bristol has found disparities in the groups attending

Personal Safety: reports of man photographing a student in Oldfield Park

To be aware: we've received reports of a man following, and taking photos of, a student in the Oldfield Park area. The matter has been reported to local police.

Young people with behavioural problems ‘wired differently’

Latest research from psychologists and neuroscientists points to subtle differences in brain connectivity impacting young people with Conduct Disorder

Gold Scholarships: one year on

Celebrating golden opportunities with our scholars, donors and alumni mentors

VC candidate information pack

A candidate information brief has been produced about the role of Vice-Chancellor and how to apply

Richard Brooks' HR Blog - VC recruitment

Director of HR, Richard Brooks, provides an update on the search for our new Vice-Chancellor

Gerald Walters Memorial Lecture 9 May

Prof Ian Goldin (University of Oxford) speaks about 'the disruptive changes shaping our world' 5.30 to 6.30pm

Request software for teaching next academic year

Computing Services has sent out an email to staff who may need to request software for the next academic year with a link to the new form

Excel - PivotTables and data, 2 May 10am to 12pm

Historical photographs at The Edge galleries

This exhibition of 200 photographs is drawn from the extensive collection of the archive of modern conflict and takes place between 20 April and 16 June

The Blues Awards 2018

The Annual Blues Awards took place at the Assembly Rooms on Wednesday 25 April 2018