University of Bath: Academic Lecture for International Students | Nov 9 -13 | 19:00 HKT

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We are running an academic lecture series from Monday 9th until Friday 13th November for prospective undergraduates who are interested in studying at Bath. Students will have the opportunity to find out more about our courses with a range of lectures and taster sessions delivered by some of our excellent academics, as well as an introductory talk about the University of Bath.

 

Each session will be held at 11 am (GMT) and will last for 1 hour, with the opportunity to ask questions students may have about that particular topic or the course. The link to book onto any of the sessions is here. Talks will be recorded so if you are unable to attend let us know and we will ensure we send you a copy. Please share the information with any prospective students, parents, and of course, if you or your colleagues would like to take part yourselves, you are of course, very welcome to attend. The more the merrier!

 

The available sessions are:

 

Mon 9 Nov: Why Bath? An introduction to the University

  • In this session, we’ll be introducing you to the University of Bath, looking at our campus, facilities and support. This will be a great chance to find out more about the University and ask any questions you may have to staff and students.

 

Tue 10 Nov: Development of anti-viral drugs (Pharmacy)

  • In this lecture, Dr Andrew Thompson will give a brief overview of viruses and  on antiviral treatment of the groups of viral infection. This will include DNA viruses and treatment (focusing on herpes simplex), RNA viruses and treatment (focusing on Influenza), retroviruses and treatment including combination therapy (focusing on HIV).

 

Wed 11 Nov: An introduction to political violence and critical thinking (Politics & International Relations)

  • Professor Brad Evans is a political philosopher, critical theorist and writer, whose work specialises on the problem of violence.  During this session he will give an introduction to his area of expertise, political violence. The session is designed to give you insight into the research being undertaken in our Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies, and perhaps spark an interest in our BSc Politics and International Relations course.

 

Thurs 12 Nov: Urgent solutions for urgent times: the role of a chemical engineer (Chemical Engineering)

  • The United Nations has outlined a set of goals for humanity’s better and more sustainable future. In this lecture, Dr Bernardo Castro Dominguez will describe the features that make Chemical Engineers essential to reach these goals.

 

Fri 13 Nov: What is fluid mechanics & how do engineers use it? (Mechanical Engineering)

  • In this lecture, Dr Anna Young will be discussing the topic of fluid mechanics and thinking about what questions fluid mechanics can answer. Focusing on areas such as pressure and buoyancy, streamlines and lift, this is an ideal introductory lecture for anyone interested in Mechanical Engineering.

 

Sessions will be delivered on Teams Live, and you will be sent a link to join prior to the session starting. We hope to see you there.

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