Come and see sculptural delights inspired by faraway shores 18 April 2019 A Tuareg musician from the Sahara wearing a traditional tagelmust-turban veil, Greek gods, multimedia figures, stained glass creations and bronze and marble sculptures based on Buddhist prayer wheels, are all waiting to welcome visitors to this year's University of Bristol Botanic Garden Easter Sculpture Festival.
- School students ‘graduate’ from unique university taster course 25 April 2019 Over 900 students from schools and colleges across the Bristol area have ‘graduated’ from a unique scheme which gives them an insight into studying at university.
- New insights into quantum measurements 25 April 2019 Researchers from the University of Bristol have shed new light on the process of quantum measurement, one of the defining, and most quantum features of quantum mechanics.
- School choice does not achieve social mix across schools 25 April 2019 A new study has found that school choice is associated with higher levels of segregation among school children from different socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds.
- Peer-led drug prevention 24 April 2019 Researchers at Bristol and Cardiff universities are running the largest ever trial of a peer-led drug prevention programme in schools across the West of England and South Wales. FRANK Friends will run over three years, across 48 schools, and involve around 5,655 students. It will evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a peer-led programme in preventing drug use among young people.
- Welding with stem cells for next-generation surgical glues 23 April 2019 Scientists at the University of Bristol have invented a new technology that could lead to the development of a new generation of smart surgical glues and dressings for chronic wounds. The new method, pioneered by Dr Adam Perriman and colleagues, involves re-engineering the membranes of stem cells to effectively “weld” the cells together.
- Come and see sculptural delights inspired by faraway shores 18 April 2019 A Tuareg musician from the Sahara wearing a traditional tagelmust-turban veil, Greek gods, multimedia figures, stained glass creations and bronze and marble sculptures based on Buddhist prayer wheels, are all waiting to welcome visitors to this year's University of Bristol Botanic Garden Easter Sculpture Festival.
- New satellite data sets reveal flood risk for vulnerable populations 18 April 2019 Scientists from the University of Bristol have modelled the likelihood of flooding in some of the world’s most hazardous zones to an unparalleled degree of accuracy.
- Uncover the hidden stories of World War One 18 April 2019 A national festival exploring the hidden stories of the First World War is being held in Bristol later this month, timed to mark the 100-year anniversary of the release from prison of absolutist conscientious objectors - those who refused to assist the war in any way.
- Risk factors identified for patients undergoing knee replacements 17 April 2019 In the largest study of its kind, researchers from the Musculoskeletal Research Unit at the University of Bristol have identified the most important risk factors for developing severe infection after knee replacement. Patients who are under 60 years of age, males, those with chronic pulmonary disease, diabetes, liver disease, and a higher body mass index are at increased risk of having the joint replacement redone (known as revision) due to infection.
- Is one toe really better than three? How horses’ legs evolved for endurance travel rather than speed 17 April 2019 Palaeobiologists from the University of Bristol and Howard University (USA) have uncovered new evidence that suggests that horses’ legs have adapted over time to be optimised for endurance travel, rather than speed.