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Muslim women much more likely to be unemployed than white Christian women 15 April 2015 Discrimination by employers has meant that Muslim women are much more likely to be unemployed than white Christian women even when they have the same qualifications and language abilities, new research from the University of Bristol shows.
  • Men donate competitively on women’s fundraising webpages 16 April 2015 Men give more money through fundraising websites after seeing that other men have donated large amounts and when the fundraiser is an attractive woman, according to new UCL and University of Bristol research.
  • Bristol-born Ecojam goes national 16 April 2015 Ecojam, Bristol's fastest-growing online green and ethical community, is extending its reach by expanding to Bath, London and other areas of the UK. Throughout Bristol’s European Green Capital year, the Ecojam team will be encouraging communities and individuals to kick-start Ecojam in their local area via a UK-wide network of green online hubs.
  • Engineering quantum science into quantum reality 16 April 2015 The University of Bristol has today launched its new state-of-the-art Quantum Engineering Technology (QET) Labs. The QET Labs will provide unique world-leading facilities, bringing together industrial and academic collaborators to build devices that span numerous areas of quantum technology development from the nano-fabrication of quantum devices to a city-scale Quantum Key Distribution network.
  • BristolBridge: a multidisciplinary approach to tackling antimicrobial resistance 16 April 2015 The University has been awarded almost £600,000 by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to support researchers from a wide range of disciplines in efforts to tackle antimicrobial resistance.
  • Bristol to INSPIRE the next generation of medical researchers 16 April 2015 The University’s medical faculties (Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, and Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences) have been awarded another round of INSPIRE funding from the Academy of Medical Sciences (AMS).
  • Bristol and the Guardian team up for housing event 16 April 2015 The University of Bristol and the Guardian are co-hosting an event on 24 April that explores the housing problems facing today’s students.
  • What's your favourite corner of Bristol? Share your photos 16 April 2015 Spring is finally here! Take a break from your desk and get out and about around the University. We are running a photo competition for staff and students to find the best photo of your ‘hidden Bristol’.
  • Muslim women much more likely to be unemployed than white Christian women 15 April 2015 Discrimination by employers has meant that Muslim women are much more likely to be unemployed than white Christian women even when they have the same qualifications and language abilities, new research from the University of Bristol shows.
  • Reassessing China’s dinosaur ‘Pompeii’ 15 April 2015 New geological fieldwork in China has changed our understanding of a famous dinosaur fossil site. Up to now, the site at Lujiatun, in Liaoning Province, northeast China, was called the ‘Chinese Pompeii’ because it was assumed the animals had been killed by volcanic gases and buried at the same time under clouds of ash from erupting volcanoes.
  • Genocide survivor launches campaign to support orphans in Rwanda 14 April 2015 Books, musical instruments and sports equipment will be winging their way from Bristol to Rwanda thanks to a new campaign being launched by a genocide survivor studying in the city.

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