Posts Tagged ‘university of bath’

Chinese School pupils meet their national Olympic swimming team

Children from a Chinese school got to meet some of their sporting heroes when they watched a training session with Olympic swimmers from their national team at the University of Bath today (Friday 6 July)

Full-time carer and mum of three to graduate

A mother of three young children who is also a full time carer for her own parents will be graduating in this year’s summer award ceremonies (3-5 July)

Motoring event to help raise money for disabled children’s mobility device

A charity motoring pageant being held in Bath next weekend (23 and 24 June) will help to give disabled children access to an innovative mobility device.

National photography exhibition challenges stereotypes of the elderly

A national photography exhibition, currently touring the country, challenges stereotypes of older generations as part of a project dedicated to involving the elderly in designing technological solutions to problems associated with ageing.

University Librarian Howard Nicholson retires

When Howard Nicholson came for his interview in Bath in 1992 the internet had not arrived and word-processing was the latest thing in the library.

Students recognised for going that extra mile

A group of university students have received awards in recognition of their extra-curricular activities.

University of Bath Vice-Chancellor receives Damehood at Buckingham Palace

Our Vice-Chancellor, Professor Glynis Breakwell, will be invested as a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire at a Buckingham Palace ceremony on Wednesday 23 May.

Students to compete in Olympic test event

Over 50 of our students will get the chance of a lifetime when they compete in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Outdoor Athletics Championships in London, the showcase event in the universities’ national outdoor athletics season.

Shareholders paying the price for pension deficits

Companies are prioritising their pension fund deficits and shareholders are paying the price, shows new research from our University.

Money, power & competition

Entrepreneur Margaret Heffernan will take a fresh look at money, power and competition in a free public lecture at the University on Wednesday 23 May.

Varsity comes to Bath

This year’s varsity between the Universities of Bath and Exeter will be the largest student sporting event in the history of the University of Bath.

Electrifying Interfaces: from electric kites to solar water

Professor Frank Marken will be addressing different types of electrified interfaces in a free public lecture at the University on Wednesday 21 March.

Protecting architectural world heritage from earthquakes

Dr Dina D’Ayala will be discussing the fundamental concepts of earthquake engineering and recent research developments in the field of earthquake protection in a free public lecture at the University on Wednesday 21 March.

China to prepare for 2012 Games at the University

China is set to base 25 top swimmers at the University for three weeks before this summer’s Olympic Games in London.

Urban Peregrines - Bath’s very own Speed Hunters!

Learning officer for the Bristol Dinosaur Project Ed Drewitt, will provide a lecture which will reveal another side to Peregrines - not only as majestic, aerial hunters but as opportunistic falcons living often nomadic lives, in a free public lecture at the University on Wednesday 14 March.

University appoints new Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Internationalisation)

Professor Colin Grant has been appointed as the University’s new Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Internationalisation).

Local school pupils get to grips with science

Over 800 local school pupils will be getting to grips with science in unusual ways in a two-day hands-on science fair opening at the University on Friday 9 March.

The past, present and future of public libraries

University of Bath librarian Howard Nicholson will provide an outline of the history of public libraries in a free public lecture at the University on 7 March.

How training gets your fat fit

Researchers at the Universities of Bath, Oxford and Toulouse have been looking at how adipose tissue (fat) plays a dynamic and active role during exercise and physical activity.

Buckingham Palace hosts Queen's Anniversary Prize ceremony

The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell, Chancellor Lord Christopher Tugendhat, and colleagues and students from the University's Department of Social and Policy Sciences attended Buckingham Palace on Friday, 24 February to receive the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education from Her Majesty the Queen.