University submits initial plans for new £300 million enterprise campus 23 November 2017 The University of Bristol has submitted an outline planning application for its new £300 million city centre campus, which will transform the seven-acre site next to Bristol Temple Meads railway station.
- Sound-shaping tech start-up wins £10,000 backing fund 24 November 2017 Metasonics, a revolutionary sound technology company founded by two University of Bristol academics as a joint venture with the University of Sussex, has won this year’s New Enterprise Competition [NEC] and £10,000 funding.
- Major transformation adds up to exceptional new home for School of Mathematics 23 November 2017 Work to transform a Grade II listed building near the centre of Bristol into a state-of-the-art new home for the University of Bristol’s School of Mathematics is nearing completion after a major renovation and remodelling.
- University of Bristol team showcase pioneering work at national quantum event 23 November 2017 A team from the University of Bristol has been taking part in the 2017 National Quantum Technologies Showcase this week in London.
- Children show implicit racial attitudes from a young age, research confirms 23 November 2017 White children show signs of implicit racism from the age of five by favouring people with the same skin colour, according to new research.
- University submits initial plans for new £300 million enterprise campus 23 November 2017 The University of Bristol has submitted an outline planning application for its new £300 million city centre campus, which will transform the seven-acre site next to Bristol Temple Meads railway station.
- GP online consultations: not the panacea policy makers are hoping for 23 November 2017 Online GP consultation systems may not be the silver bullet for reducing GP workload and patient waiting times that government policymakers are hoping for, NIHR-funded research from the University of Bristol has found. These systems offer the potential to revolutionise use of primary care, but only with careful implementation and effective marketing, the researchers concluded.
- Universities must work more flexibly for arts and humanities research to have greater value, report finds 22 November 2017 A new report recommends that universities respect the expertise of partners in creative and cultural sectors, if they want collaborative arts and humanities research to have greater value.
- Every fish needs good neighbours 21 November 2017 New research has shown schooling fish constantly change who they decide to pay attention to and respond to one or two neighbours at a time. The study, published in PLOS Computational Biology, developed a new method combining behavioural analyses with a computer model to map the chain of direct interactions in a school of fish. The international research team, that includes the University of Bristol, found individual fish pay attention to its neighbours when the school moves together.
- Unexpected atmospheric vortex behaviour on Saturn’s moon Titan 21 November 2017 A new study, led by a University of Bristol earth scientist, has shown that recently reported unexpected behaviour on Titan, the largest moon of Saturn, is due to its unique atmospheric chemistry.
- Opportunities for tomorrow’s leaders in earth and environmental sciences 21 November 2017 Applications are now open for funded places on an exciting range of projects offered to PhD students at the University of Bristol on the themes of solid earth, living world and changing planet under the NERC GW4+ Doctoral Training Programme.