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Fantastic to see one of our leading chemical engineering Professors, Semali Perera, named as a finalist in the prestigious 2017 FDM everywoman in Technology Awards.

Leading Bath chemical engineer named as finalist for national tech award | University of Bath
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01/18/2017 at 10:10. Facebook
Photos from the turf cutting ceremony marking the start of building work for the Milner Centre for Evolution at the University of Bath on Tuesday 17 January 2017.

The first turf was cut by Dr Jonathan Milner, alumnus of the University who donated £5 million towards the establishment of the centre.

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01/17/2017 at 15:35. Facebook
The first turf was cut this afternoon for our new Milner Centre for Evolution, by Dr Milner himself!
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01/17/2017 at 09:38. Facebook
A team led by Dr Nick Longrich (Milner Centre for Evolution) has been awarded £1 million by the Leverhulme Trust to study the drivers of evolution. Building work on our new Milner Centre for Evolution starts today! [ Link ]
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01/16/2017 at 13:26. Facebook
Professor Chris Budd (Mathematics, who is current Gresham Professor of Geometry, spoke to Reuters about maths in the movies - watch his Facebook live interview
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01/16/2017 at 10:20. Facebook
Congratulations to masters student Tom Edwards who has got 2017 off to a flying start by rising to number one in the British Fencing epee rankings!

Best of British – University of Bath fencer Tom Edwards is number one in country | Team Bath
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01/13/2017 at 10:52. Facebook
Want to lose weight after Xmas? Few studies have looked at the impact of exercise intensity together with cutting the calories, and it's been suggested that vigorous activity might provide extra health benefits, compared to gentler workouts. But wouldn’t that just be because more calories are burned in the same time? The results of a study by our Department for Health were surprising. Find out...
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Are shorter, more intense workouts worth the extra sweat when trying to lose weight?
How chatting to a computer could be the answer to some of the NHS's problems - with a digital doctor talking to real patients. Dr Emma Rich, from our Department for Health, co-authors this article for The Conversation.

How artificial intelligence could provide some respite for the NHS
Many swear by them as superfoods: read how Rod Scott's team from Biology & Biochemistry is helping secure the future of brassica crops

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"We need to bring the public with us on discussions of how we use technology" Professor Robert Winston speaking with our Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies students today about the importance of public engagement. (Including Jon Chouler's demo of bacterial fuel cells with his audience participation tiger!)
In a bid to improve the integration of immigrants in Britain, a group of MPs has suggested different areas of the country could be given control over how many people are allowed to live and work there. Dr Emma Carmel, from our Department of Social & Policy Sciences, explains in The Conversation why she views it as a 'backward move'

Handing regions power to set their own immigration policy will not fix social integration
Watch Dr Joanna Bryson talk artificial intelligence and machine learning on a The Royal Society panel from last night chaired by Professor Brian Cox (stream starts at 15mins).

If you have any questions for Dr Bryson about intelligent systems, the ethics of AI or how people perceive robots, she's doing a reddit AMA this Friday, from 8pm-10pm (UK time) at

Brian Cox presents Science Matters - Machine Learning and Artificial intelligence

We're beginning to see more and more jobs being performed by machines, even creative tasks like writing music or painting can now be carried out by a compute...

Congratulations to architect Keith Bradley, Senior Partner with Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios, who was awarded an honorary degree in recognition of his distinguished career in architectural practice.

Eminent architect Keith Bradley awarded honorary degree | University of Bath
Artificial intelligence expert Dr Joanna Bryson (Computer Science) is talking to Prof Brian Cox about machine learning tonight at the Royal Society. Watch live online at 7.30pm tonight: [ Link ]

Brian Cox presents Science Matters - Machine Learning and Artificial intelligence

We're beginning to see more and more jobs being performed by machines, even creative tasks like writing music or painting can now be carried out by a compute...

Do you live in or near Bath? Are you male or female aged between 35 and 74? Want to shed a few pounds after over-indulging at Christmas? Fancy knowing a bit more about how the human body works? This new online health programme from the University of Bath could be for you.

Local volunteers needed for study testing new online health programme | University of Bath
Scientists from our Department of Biology and Biochemistry, working with colleagues at University of Dundee have discovered a ‘molecular volume control’ which may one day be used to manipulate enzymes to control the development and treatment of cancer.

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What's behind the UK's record car sales? Professor Andrew Graves from our School of Management talks to BBC Radio Wiltshire tonight from 5pm.

Graham Rogers - BBC Wiltshire
Our research into “organic LEDs” will redefine the way we think about lighting [ Link ] #12DaysOfXmas
Bath scientists have shown for the first time that offspring can be made from non-egg cells, a discovery that challenges two centuries of received wisdom.

Scientists make viable embryos from non-egg cells
New year, new you, but why is it so hard to lose weight? Dr Dylan Thompson explains in The Conversation [ Link ] #12DaysOfXmas