Sound waves levitate multiple objects – future technology for contactless medical procedures 17 December 2018 In the perhaps not so distant future, surgeons could perform a range of medical procedures all without touching the patient.
- Sound waves levitate multiple objects – future technology for contactless medical procedures 17 December 2018 In the perhaps not so distant future, surgeons could perform a range of medical procedures all without touching the patient.
- New discovery pushes origin of feathers back by 70 million years 17 December 2018 An international team of palaeontologists, which includes the University of Bristol, has discovered that the flying reptiles, pterosaurs, actually had four kinds of feathers, and these are shared with dinosaurs – pushing back the origin of feathers by some 70 million years.
- Bristol Medical School researcher awarded prestigious Diabetes UK fellowship 14 December 2018 A Bristol Medical School researcher has been awarded a prestigious Diabetes UK fellowship to understand more about adult onset type 1 diabetes. It is estimated that more than 300,000 people in the UK are living with the disease which develops when the immune system makes a mistake and destroys the cells that make insulin.
- Statement: Incident outside Victoria Rooms last month 14 December 2018 The University is aware of an incident which took place last month in which the fountains outside the Victoria Rooms were dyed red with direct references made to the 1968 ‘Rivers of Blood’ speech by Enoch Powell.
- England’s Bayeux Tapestry at the centre of new heritage trail of Shropshire’s historic churches 14 December 2018 Following research on remarkable medieval wall paintings at a village church in Shropshire, described as England’s Bayeux Tapestry, a University of Bristol academic and her team have created a new heritage trail around the local area.
- £3 million for major research study into UK greenhouse gas emissions 13 December 2018 A study to develop new methods for evaluating the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions using atmospheric observations has been awarded £3M by NERC. The project, led by researchers in Bristol’s School of Chemistry, is vital for assessing climate change mitigation measures.
- Share your Temple Quarter story 13 December 2018 Artists-in-residence for the University of Bristol’s new Temple Quarter Enterprise Campus want to hear your stories about the Temple Quarter area ahead of the development of the new campus close to Temple Meads station.
- Networking goes quantum 12 December 2018 A scientist involved in expanding quantum communication to a network of users, is continuing his work at the University of Bristol.
- University of Bristol recognised in second Life Sciences Sector Deal 12 December 2018 Life sciences is a sector that operates at the cutting-edge of technological developments and last week [7 December] the second Life Sciences Sector Deal was announced. The Great West region, including the University of Bristol, was recognised in the report for its flourishing life science industry, due to its collaboration between more established technology and digital businesses.
- Tube travel linked to the spread of flu-like illnesses 12 December 2018 Despite the commuter cold being a widely accepted concept, it’s never been proven that public transport contributes to the spread of airborne infections. Now new research on the London underground commute has proven a link does exist.