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The University of Bath is a leading UK research university, dedicated to making a positive impact to the world we live in.

The superb facilities and practical support available at the University has created an ethos and environment which inspires a culture of innovation and fresh thinking. The University’s researchers engage closely with industry, the public and policy makers to explore challenging projects that examine the questions and inform the solutions that make a difference to society.

The University of Bath offers innovative and demanding degree programmes to the world’s brightest students, giving them the skills they need to succeed in the most competitive work environments. It is located in the UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath, UK. The city was established as a Roman spa town and is famous for its spectacular Georgian architecture. The University has been named the best campus university in Britain.

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Struggling schools struggle to recruit governors. David Jones/PA Wire

Schools need to up their game to attract the best governors

If a school has a good governing body it has a better chance of being a good school. But any governing body will only be as good as its individual members, which puts a real premium on the recruitment…
Sainsbury’s Christmas ad has been criticised for using World War I to serve its bottom line. Sainsbury's

Selling charity at Christmas, from Sainsbury’s to Band Aid

Sainsbury’s Christmas advert has stoked considerable controversy. It involves a cinematic re-telling of the “Christmas Truce”, where Allied and German soldiers ceased fighting on Christmas Day and played…
Podemos is taking on the Spanish establishment. EPA/Emilio Naranjo

Are you ready for a new kind of left-wing politics?

The recent electoral performances of Podemos in Spain and Syriza in Greece suggest that left-wing politics is changing. Groups are emerging all over Europe that seek to move away from the left of the past…
Call centre workers in India. ILO in Asia and the Pacific

Offshore call centre work is breeding a new colonialism

The outsourcing of call-centre work to developing countries by Western companies has become a huge business. For many, it represents a positive force of globalisation, bringing not only cost benefits to…
It’s a storm, but not as we know it. NASA

Why we’re preparing weather forecasts … in space

We’ve all been caught out by a thunderstorm or freezing winter morning down on planet Earth, but up in space things are rather different. Fluctuations in the weather up there won’t make you cold or damp…
Squaring the circle. A microfinance self help group meet in a village near Pune, Maharashtra. Oxfam Australia

How do we save the soul of microfinance?

The introduction of hard-nosed private sector investment and the age-old pressures of social norms mean microfinance institutions are at risk of losing their social conscience – and both clients and staff…
Ed just faded away. Andrew Matthews/PA Archive/Press Association Images

How Scottish referendum could push English politics to the right

The difficult-to-predict nature of what a Yes vote in the Scottish referendum would mean is, in part, what makes the possibility so fascinating, so exciting and so scary. It seems, to a large degree, a…

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