Global study finds high success rate for hip and knee replacements 14 February 2019 After reviewing thousands of case studies going back 25 years across six countries, generalisable survival data is now available for the first time to estimate how long hip and knee replacements are likely to last.
- Bristol scientist awarded prestigious honour for women in chemistry 15 February 2019 Professor Chris Willis, from the University’s School of Chemistry has been honoured by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) with a 2019 IUPAC Distinguished Women in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Award.
- Dr David Birdsall, 1940-2019 15 February 2019 David Birdsall, long-serving member of the Department of Aerospace Engineering (1968-2002) and Head of Department 1999-2002, died on 29 January after a long illness. His colleagues and former students offer this remembrance.
- Global study finds high success rate for hip and knee replacements 14 February 2019 After reviewing thousands of case studies going back 25 years across six countries, generalisable survival data is now available for the first time to estimate how long hip and knee replacements are likely to last.
- Satellite images reveal interconnected plumbing system that caused Bali volcano to erupt 14 February 2019 A team of scientists, led by the University of Bristol, has used satellite technology provided by the European Space Agency (ESA) to uncover why the Agung volcano in Bali erupted in November 2017 after 50 years of dormancy.
- University of Bristol reaffirms commitment to the city 14 February 2019 The University of Bristol has pledged to align its priorities with those of regional and city partners as part of a national initiative aimed at strengthening the civic impact made by universities across the UK.
- More older people with depression could benefit from non-drug treatments 13 February 2019 Depression is common in older age and with an ageing population how late-life depression is managed will become increasingly important. Researchers from the University of Bristol and University College London (UCL) suggest mental health in later life should be given greater priority by healthcare professionals.
- Artificial Intelligence could help to foil online dating scams 12 February 2019 Dating apps and websites could soon use computing algorithms that ‘think’ like humans to pinpoint fake profiles designed to con victims out of thousands of pounds.
- Academy Award-winning actor Jeff Bridges partners with Bristol on environmental education programme 12 February 2019 Academy Award-winning actor and producer Jeff Bridges has partnered with the University of Bristol’s Cabot Institute for the Environment to produce a short film as part of his new educational programme around climate change.
- Mass in Troubled Times – world premiere 12 February 2019 The world premiere of a new piece of choral music composed by two academics from the University of Bristol has been broadcast on BBC Radio 3.
- GPs and pharmacists don't have time to involve patients in medication reviews 12 February 2019 GPs and pharmacists struggle to find the time to involve patients in medication reviews, despite National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidance advising them to do so, according to a study by researchers at the University of Bristol's Centre for Academic Primary Care.