Friday 20 April 2012
A busy summer with plenty to shout about
A message from Vice-Chancellor Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell.
Olympic Torch’s journey through Bath to start on campus
The Olympic Flame will begin the Bath leg of its journey on campus. Details of road closures and changes to bus routes will be published shortly.
The Department of Social & Policy Sciences recently held a half day conference to present some of the research that led to the prize, and set out how it intends to take forward its work on child poverty and support for vulnerable families.
Bath students scoop awards at Lovelace Colloquium
Our undergraduate Computer Science students scooped a number of awards at the annual national Lovelace Colloquium last week.
Be the best student traders at Spitalfields
Bath’s student shop competition is going national. If you think you can be part of a winning Bath team to run a successful stall at London’s world famous Spitalfields market, then the Uni Pop Shop competition is for you.
Research in the World lecture series
Nominate a speaker for this open lecture series - we invite eminent and inspiring speakers to address current major global issues and challenges that resonate with key areas of our research and scholarship. Please send your suggestions for speakers for the next academic year to Jane Millar, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research) as soon as possible.
New Facebook page for Bars and Eateries launches
The Accommodation and Hospitality Services has launched its brand new Facebook page for Bars and Eateries which is open to all students and staff members.
Empathising and Systemising Research: Male participants needed
The Department of Psychology are looking for male participants to help in a study examining the relationships between psychological factors associated with personality.
Computer workstation risk assessment - departmental assessors - Wednesday 25 April
Lights, camera, action: KTA-funded media training back by popular demand - Wednesday 9 May
Knowledge Transfer Account (KTA) has organised and funded a media training workshop. Places are limited so anyone interested is being urged to book now by contacting Will Marsh, Head of Corporate Communications.
A road map to involving patients in research - Friday 25 May
This one-day event will help attendees gain an insight into the importance and benefits of patient and public involvement (PPI) as well as providing practical information to help support the use of PPI within their own research.
Association of University administrators postgraduate certificate in professional practice - Wednesday 25 April & Wednesday 12 December 2012
This Postgraduate Certificate is designed as a self-managed, supported, work-based learning programme.
Learn Spanish in Alicante free of charge - deadline Friday 27 April
Under the Cooperation Agreement between the Universities of Bath and Alicante, members of staff can attend intensive Spanish language courses free of charge, with free bed & breakfast accommodation.
ESRC media training days for mid-career researchers
A list of the latest ESRC media training days.
The Chancellor's Prize 2012 - deadline noon TODAY
If you feel one of your students deserves the Chancellor's Prize 2012, then make sure you nominate them. The winner of the prize will receive £1,500.
The 2012 Staff Recognition Award - deadline Monday 23 April
The Staff Recognition Award recognises either individual members, or small groups of support staff who have shown excellence in the way in which they have undertaken their duties and who have contributed to the broader life of the University.
Nominations are requested for the vacancy for one member of non-academic staff to serve on the Council of the University from 1 August 2012 to 31 July 2015.
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Paul Salkovskis reflects on the worldwide impact of Joseph Wolpe and phobia treatments, BBC Radio 4 - Mind Changers (14.31-17.27)
Stuart Miller discusses depression in sport, BBC Radio Bristol (1.37.13-1.43.00)
Athena SWAN presentation - the sweet things in life - Tuesday 24 April
Leading scientist Professor Anne Dell CBE FRS FMedSci will speak about her career and those who inspired and mentored her.
Staring towards the Pacific: challenges and opportunities for Latin American relations with Asia - Wednesday 25 April
This event is free of charge but to guarantee a seat, please register by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Conversations with Jack Whitehead - Thursday 26 April
- Murder Mystery Trip down the River Dart - Saturday 19 May (Limited places first-come-first served)
- Quiz - 'Diamond Geezer' - Thursday 24 May
- Heights Tour of Wells Cathedral - Saturday 9 June Spaces still available
- Day trip to Waddesdon Manor - Date TBC (Contact Sue Briault for more details)
- Dublin Tall Ships Festival - (5 days / 4 nights) Thursday 23 August Booking Now
- Monthly book sale (Last Thursday of each month) Student Centre 12.30 - 1.45pm
Jo Confino (MSc Responsibility & Business Practice 2008) features as a profile on Guardian.co.uk
John Leach (MBA 2002) has joined the Aid & International Development Forum panel of expert advisors.
- BodySoc Dancing through the decades - ICIA Arts Theatre, Thursday 19 - Saturday 21 April, 7.30pm, Saturday Matinee 2.30pm.
- Sylvia Rimat I guess if the stage exploded... ICIA Arts Theatre, Saturday 28 April.
- Painting the Olympics - ICIA Arts Barn Studio 2, Saturday 28 April.
- Jo Longhurst Suspension - ICIA Art Space 2 until Friday 4 May.
- Artist in Residence Peter Anderson - ICIA Art Space 3 until Friday 4 May.
- Photography Exhibition - ICIA Art Space 1 until Friday 15 June.
GB rhythmic gymnastics celebrations event a huge success
BBC Points West covered last night's GB Rhythmic Gymnastic event which was a great success and raised over £3,800 (17.00-20.46)
Darren named in Paralympics GB five-a-side squad for London 2012
Former Team Bath judo player Darren Harris had been selected to compete at his second successive Paralympic Games - but this time as a footballer.
Team Bath’s Mia Ritchie made her senior international debut as England ran-out 53-48 winners over Barbados at the University last Thursday.