Bath University News Releases


23rd December, 2005
Happy Christmas! Internal News - 23 December 2005 Happy Christmas! The University is closed between 24 December & 2 January. Normal operations resume on Tuesday 3 January 2006. In case of emergency, please contact Security on 01225 385349 or internal extension 666. Please...
22nd December, 2005
Professor Jane Millar is appointed as Pro-Vice-Chancellor Internal News - 22 December 2005 Professor Jane Millar is appointed as Pro-Vice-Chancellor In January 2006 Professor Jane Millar will take up her post as Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Strategic Developments). In her new role, Professor Millar will provide leadership on the co-ordination...
20th December, 2005
Collaboration wins £3.4m award to train industry leaders in Systems Engineering Press Release - 20 December 2005 Collaboration wins £3.4m award to train industry leaders in Systems Engineering The universities of Bristol and Bath have collaborated to win a £3.4 million EPSRC Collaborative Training award to establish an Engineering Doctorate (EngD) Centre...
19th December, 2005
‘Babyish’ Barbie under attack from little girls, study shows Press Release - 19 December 2005 ‘Babyish’ Barbie under attack from little girls, study shows Barbie’s days on the Christmas wish-list could be numbered, according to a new study by the University of Bath which found that many 7-11 year old girls hate the doll so much...
16th December, 2005
University Web Server downtime Internal News - 16 December 2005 University Web Server downtime Tuesday 20 December 2005 6 -10 am As part of the expansion to web services, essential work is to be carried out on the University's web server. Those with a connection to drive W: will not be able to access...
15th December, 2005
24-hour drinking will not bring European drinking culture to Britain, says expert Press Release - 15 December 2005 24-hour drinking will not bring European drinking culture to Britain, says expert Britain will struggle to adopt a more European approach to alcohol despite 24-hour licensing because it does not have the same mature attitude in its drinking culture, according...
15th December, 2005
Hidden cost of teen pain in the UK almost £4 billion per year Press Release - 15 December 2005 Hidden cost of teen pain in the UK almost £4 billion per year Teenagers living with chronic pain could be costing the UK more than £3.8 billion each year, according to a new study published in the journal Pain today. Almost one...
14th December, 2005
Virtual actor research Internal News - 14 December 2005 Virtual actor research Emmanuel Tanguy (Department of Computer Science) is running an experiment about the influence of facial expressions on people's perception of virtual actors. For this, he needs as many people as possible to try out...
12th December, 2005
Expert comment on Iraq elections Press Release - 12 December 2005 Expert comment on Iraq elections On Thursday 15 December 2005 the Iraqi people will elect their first post-war full-term parliament, the Council of Representatives, in what is seen as a crucial stage in the re-building of the nation. What...
12th December, 2005
Aid projects need better understanding of local issues, say researchers Press Release - 12 December 2005 Aid projects need better understanding of local issues, say researchers Some of the aid projects designed to improve the lives of the world’s poorest people may not be having the desired impact because of a poor understanding of local ‘realities’,...