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New CAMERA Student Technician Team

CAMERA have created a new Student Technician Team to work within the studio on research and commercial projects.

University looks East with launch of new Research Centre

The new Centre will bring together an interdisciplinary global network to improve Asian-European exchange about education and social sciences.

One World Film, Arabic Film Night

Lemon Tree, an award-winning Israeli film directed by Eran Riklis, will be shown on 1 April at 6:30pm in the University Hall.

Research mission in the Southern Ocean

Russell Arnott spent 6 weeks on board the RRS James Clark Ross on a scientific expedition to measure the impact of climate change around Antarctica.

Making a Difference in the Local Community

Nominate a member, or a team, of the university’s professional services/support staff for this new award.

New recycling scheme for snack packaging and oral care

Help us continue to Leave No Trace by recycling more of your disposable waste.

GW4 academics research Brexit impact on regional businesses

With ongoing political uncertainty around Brexit, businesses are calling for stability but what will the UK leaving the EU mean for businesses in Wales and the South West? One GW4 research community has been finding out.

One Young World Bath 2019

This exciting one-day conference will consist of a series of international and domestic speaker talks, workshops, and networking opportunities.

Doctoral Student Surveys Closing Soon

Please encourage doctoral and professional doctorate students to complete PRES or PDES by Sunday 31 March.

Staff Spotlight on Sue Wonnacott

Sue has been the Chair of the selection committee for the Staff Recognition Awards since 2017 and is Professor of Neuroscience.

Peter Lambert on 'An Autism friendly University'

Our Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Learning and Teaching discusses the importance of this "landmark event".

IT Maintenance affects Mac Self-Service and more, Tue 26 Mar

Tuesday 26 March, from 7am to 9am.

The success and expansion of #NeverOK

Creating a community that challenges harassment, assault and hate crimes.

Australia provided fertile ground for Islamophobic culture

Aurelien Mondon (PoLIS) comments on a Washington Post article.

Study shows impact of cannabis use on psychosis

Study is the first to show the impact of cannabis use on psychosis, highlighting the potential public health impact of changes to cannabis legislation.

New testosterone rule 'risks setting unscientific precedent'

Regulations challenge the evidence based that underlies medical practice, argue researchers including Dr Sheree Bekker behind a new BMJ paper.

Partnership with Turkish Ministry agreed

The University signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Turkish Embassy Education Counsellor’s Office in London.

Mumps cases on campus - have you had your vaccine?

Important advice for staff and students about mumps.

Council Effectiveness Review Update

Ruth Foreman, Acting Chair of Council, provides an update on the Council Effectiveness Review.

Update on Brexit - 20 March

Professor Bernie Morley provides an update on Brexit.

From lab to plate, using tissue engineering to meet our needs

The University of Bath is leading the way in the UK’s efforts to develop lab-grown meat, which could be on supermarket shelves within five years.

11-11: Memories Retold Nominated for two BAFTA Games Awards

The Aardman team spent nearly two weeks in the CAMERA Studio over the course of nine individual shoots to get the motion capture data they needed to animate most of the major characters in 11:11.

Fun, frolics, and framing at the Brexit Pantomime!

Dr Richard Fairchild, School of Management, writes for CGTN.

Dr Sam Carr (Education) on BBC3’s Porn Laid Bare

Six people with differing attitudes to pornography spend two weeks inside Spain’s adult film industry, exploring the impact of porn on their lives, on society and on the performers.

STBAH series of unmissable sustainable economy events

The Sustainable Technologies Business Acceleration Hub are hosting a linked series of events exploring approaches to creating a sustainable economy.

Professor Brad Evans's book launch event takes place tonight

Join us for the launch of Professor Brad Evans's two new books The Atrocity Exhibition and Violence: Human in Dark Times.

Growing IAAPS' Profile in Europe

Professor Steve Egan provides an update on the Institute for Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems.

5 Top Tips for Being Well Together at Work

This year, the University Health, Safety and Environment Service is supporting Be Well Week with wellbeing information for staff.

Blue Table Talk Episode #2

In the second episode of the Blue Table Talk series, SU Community Officer Alisha Lobo and students at the University look at the experience of LGBT+ members in our community.

CLT LUNCHTIME HUB- Assistive technology for inclusive education

Join Luiza Bell and Tim Winship, Assistive Technologists in Computing Services as they raise questions about current practice and awareness of accessibility.

Curious Kids: how do currents form under water?

Dr Chris Blenkinsopp, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, answers Natalie's question in The Conversation's Curious Kids series.

This week is Be Well Week - 18-22 March

This week is Be Well Week, a week of free events and activities to promote health and wellbeing at Bath.

Office 365 apps are here

Find out about the exciting new apps now available.

New Zealand Mosque Attacks

We are shocked to hear the news overnight from Christchurch, New Zealand of the mosque attacks that have claimed 49 lives and left at least 20 injured.

Dept for Health researchers tips on running the Bath Half

Ahead of the 2019 Bath Half Marathon, we speak to three of our academics who share their tips for runners about to take part in a half marathon.

Rail improvement this weekend and during March/April

Work on the line south of Bristol starts this weekend, with work in the Bath Area planned during April and May.

TED Talk: Tom Curran (Health) on the quest for perfectionism?

Dr Tom Curran from the Department of Health delivered a TEDMED talk.

Staff Spotlight on… Connor Russell, Sports Assistant

Connor was the winner of the Staff Recognition Award for Supporting Colleagues in 2018.

Talk Teaching 2019 Event - ALL HANDS ON DECK!

The UK needs comprehensive decarbonisation by around 2030. A big transformation. What role can universities play and where do we start?

Bath hosts Automotive Industry Network event

The University of Bath has recently held the city’s first networking event for the automotive industry.

I-SEE seminar welcomes Prof Geoff Hammond

Next week's I-SEE seminar focuses on 'Energy Transition Pathways, Scenarios and Technologies for a Low Carbon UK Future'.

Data-driven systems medicine event in Cardiff

DELL EMC and Partners are delighted to be hosting Data-driven systems medicine workshop at the Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC) in June.

Why isn’t Big Tobacco paying its way?

Professor Anna Gilmore and Dr Rob Branston write for The Conversation.

Improved compensation for rail customers

From 1 April 2019 GWR customers with single, return or weekly tickets will be able to claim compensation for any delay over 15 minutes, whatever the cause.

Darren Chitty wins Student of the Year Award

Darren Chitty in the Department of Estates has been recognised as CIBSE Southwest HNC Student of the Year.

Staff Recognition Awards 2019: Nominations open

Do you know a member of the university’s non-academic staff who has shown excellence in their work?

Gold award for Best Fairtrade University awarded to ahs

ahs’ commitment to Fairtrade rewarded at this year’s South West Fairtrade Business Awards for second year running.

SDPR Getting the most out of your review - dates available

April and May course dates available. To book your place to attend the training course, please log on to Employee-Self Service (ESS).

SDPR Conducting an effective review - dates available

March and April course dates now available. To book your place to attend the training course, please log on to Employee-Self Service (ESS).

ReNEW secondment at Stellenbosch in South Africa

Elizabeth Holton, PhD student in Chemistry, spent three months in South Africa in the context of ReNEW, a collaboration between Bath and Stellenbosch.

Next steps for the new staff landing page

Thank you for the feedback on our new designs for the staff landing page. Find out about the next steps to develop and launch the page.

Web update from Council on 21 February 2019

A report of the items discussed at the meeting of Council held on 21 February 2019.

Partial closure of East car park from 8pm 14 March

The rear of the East car park and part of the East car park overflow will be closed from 8pm 14 March and reopen at 6pm 15 March.

Obituary - Dr John Bowcott

It is with sadness that we announce the death of Dr John Bowcott, one of the founding members of the University.

New technology could detect Dengue fever earlier

Researchers from the University of Bath are developing a new tool for detecting the presence of Dengue fever early on.

LSE Blog: Gender pay gap reporting

Dr Susan Milner, PoLIS, writes for the LSE blog on why the agenda for change needs to be broadened and deepened.

University film nominated for national film award

An in-house University film documenting the journey of artisanal diamonds from mine to market, has been nominated for the 2019 Learning on Screen Awards.

Latest promotions to professor

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

Your exciting new apps arrive next Monday

We are really excited to be able to bring you the full suite of Office 365 apps to help you Collaborate. Share. Achieve.

Chancellor visits the Virgil Building

HRH The Earl of Wessex visited our City Centre hub to learn more about the Institute of Coding and student activities.

Next Week is Be Well Week

Next week, 18-22 March, is Be Well Week, a week of free events and activities to promote health and wellbeing at Bath.

USS Webinar - 22 March

USS will be holding a webinar on 22 March, from 2.30 - 3.30, where they'll provide an update on recent developments.

Last Café Conversations session on Thursday

This Thursday's Café Conversations session with our Acting Vice-Chancellor Professor Bernie Morley will be the last one of the series.

What You Haven’t Heard About My Journey

To celebrate International Women's Day, the Student Women's Engineering Society (WESBath) have blogged about a networking event they held earlier in the semester.

Celebrating our female scientists

Friday 8 March is International Women’s Day and this year’s campaign theme is #BalanceforBetter. What better time to reflect on the recent achievements of our female staff and students in the Faculty of Science.

Bath event shines spotlight on future of UK aid

Amy Dodd from Development Initiatives and Richard Darlington for Well Told Story will both be keynote speakers at today's IPR - CDS event.

Complete the CAAR's brief questionnaire on autistic-like traits

We would like as many people as possible to contribute to the data via the questionnaire, as the anonymous, group-level data will be discussed during the event.

Staff Spotlight on Dr Helen Featherstone

In celebration of International Women’s Day, we spoke about PhDs and being a woman in the field of public engagement.

Could waste materials insulate buildings?

Professor Pete Walker and Dr Shawn Platt will test a number of waste materials to assess their thermal performance as potential materials for insulating buildings.

ILM Level 5 Coaching Certificate

Sports Development have a few spaces remaining on the ILM Level 5 Coaching Certificate.

Mindsets & LGBT Experiences Survey

Everyone's invited to complete our Mindsets & LGBT Experiences survey. Help psychological research and enter the optional £50 prize draw.

University Mental Health Day

This University Mental Health Day we are announcing two new schemes to help students with their wellbeing and mental health.

National STEM award success for mathematician

Dr Apala Majumdar has won the Academic category of the 2019 FDM Everywoman in Technology Awards.

Lunchtime seminar: The Wessex Water Cycle

In this talk next Thursday, Ruth Barden from Wessex Water will cover the key elements of the water cycle from a water company perspective.

Digital Health Technologies Conference

Attend this free one-day event at the Apex City of Bath Hotel to explore the issues surrounding the future of digital health care and young people.

New book on the transformation of the British Army Reserve

Former soldier and current Bath lecturer Dr Patrick Bury publishes his analysis of the organisational transformation of the British Army Reserve.

Using sound to defy gravity

Scientists at the University have levitated particles using sound in an experiment which could have applications in so-called “soft robotics”.

Pensions: why auto enrolment may not suit the self-employed

Professor Ania Zalewska writes for The Conversation on why automatic enrolment pensions may not suit the self-employed.

Universal Credit – Are There Lessons from Australia?

Professors Peter Whiteford and Jane Millar examine the Australian Universal Credit system, and determine what lessons – if any - the UK could learn.

Arts Scholar Showcase - Platform

Join us for a wonderful and unique evening showcasing the impressive artistic talents of our students.

Brad Evans appears on Russell Brand's podcast

On Under The Skin, Brad Evans (PoLIS), discusses power, corruption, revolution and new systems.

New mandatory IT Security Awareness course

Information security is of crucial importance to the University. This awareness module is mandatory for all staff.

Alan Turing Institute AI Fellowships

The University's internal screening process, for selecting applicants to submit for the Alan Turing Institute AI Fellowship.

Additional funds for Centres for Doctoral Training

Statistical applied mathematics, automotive propulsion and artificial intelligence among disciplines to win funding.

Welcoming our New Vice-Chancellor

Join us in welcoming our new Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ian H White FREng, to the University of Bath.

The SU opens Flo's Café at the Virgil Building

Flo's Café has officially opened after The SU takeover of the Virgil Building café formerly run by AHS.

Fairtrade Producer Talk

Junieth Maribel Leiva, from Nicaragua, will be speaking about the difference Fairtrade has made to her life.

IPR Public Lecture: Are We Real?

In this IPR Public Lecture, Professor Markus Gabriel will discuss fiction as a component of human thought and ideology.

Team Bath claims double success at Bath Life Awards

Team Bath won two honours, including the prestigious Platinum Award for best category winner overall.

Doctoral College welcomes additional funds for Centres for Doctoral Training

Effective Meetings course: Thurs 28 March

Book your place by logging in to Employee Self-Service (ESS)

IPR Welcomes Two New Research Associates

Aida Garcia-Lazaro and Thomais Massala join the IPR to help support its expanding research portfolio.

IPR to Co-Host Parliamentary Regulators Event

On 12 and 13 March, the IPR will co-host the International Parliamentary Regulators Conference with IPSA.

Virtual Realities projects commissioned

Three new VR projects have been commissioned as part of a significant new research project involving Bath psychologist Professor Danaë Stanton Fraser.

Development of campus Arrivals Square

The Square will be developed to help meet demand for sustainable transport

Staff Spotlight on… Jo Cranwell, Dept for Health

We spoke tobacco research, Australia, and Rick Astley.

IPR Announces New Research Project

Working with NEST Insight, IPR researchers will develop an in-depth understanding of the factors which affected reform of the UK pensions system.

Sustainability and water pollution conferences in India

Dr Jannis Wenk from Chemical Engineering attended two international conferences in India and presented the latest results from his research group.

May Courses - SDPR training, MHFA and Process Improvement

To book your place, please log on to the online booking service using Employee Self-Service (ESS)

Turning them on, turning them off – how to control stem cells

A new study from the group of Professor Robert Kelsh identifies how a mutant gene in fish is involved in controlling stem cells.

Stay Safe: Phishing attack featuring a blue or green button

Button says 'Display Message' please do not click it.

Bath SETsquared companies boost investment

Member companies raised £15m from private investment and grant funding in 2018

New Uni publication on Government Industrial Strategy

The Industrial Strategy is investing in the skills, industries and infrastructure of the future.

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BUST 50th Anniversary Reunion

Society members past and present met on campus to celebrate this fantastic milestone.

LGBT history month: The story of James Barry

James Barry was a military surgeon. What was different about Barry was that he was female.

Submit a nomination for an Honorary Degree

The Honorary Degrees Committee invites you to submit nominations for honorary degrees.

Take part in new study into chronic pain

Researchers in Psychology need local volunteers to help with a new study looking into the effects of chronic pain on our bodies.

Success for Team Bath Drones at European Robotics League

The University of Bath’s student drone team, Team Bath Drones, was awarded the SESAR special prize at the European Robotics League 2019 in Seville, Spain.

Five subjects in world's top-100

The 2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject have been released in full today.

Team Bath Gym & Fitness Centre now open

The new Team Bath Gym & Fitness Centre is now officially open to students, staff and the public.