Gene variant that dramatically reduces ‘bad’ lipids16 September 2014Research using data collected from around 4,000 healthy people in the UK has enabled scientists to identify a rare genetic variant that dramatically reduces levels of certain types of lipids in the blood.
Novel interaction in cell reprogramming discovered16 September 2014Embryonic stem cells (ESCs) and reprogrammed cells promise to be the key for regenerative medicine in the coming years. New research has demonstrated an important regulation between two genes, Nanog and β-catenin, in mouse embryonic stem cells (ESCs).
Students win £1,000 in Bristol Engineering Mathematics competition16 September 2014For the second year running students from Wycombe Abbey School, High Wycombe, are celebrating after being announced as winners of the University of Bristol Engineering Mathematics Challenge, a nation-wide competition for final year school students.
Fun and free – 80by18 activities at your fingertips16 September 2014Young people have been setting themselves challenges and finding out more about life in Bristol this summer thanks to an on-line educational resource which helps them to find fun and free things to do in, around, above, and below the city.
Lynda Smyth, 1952-201415 September 2014Lynda Smith, who worked at Churchill Hall for 18 years, passed away recently. Barbara Eyles, Accommodation Manager at Churchill, offers a tribute.
Responding and adapting to climate change15 September 2014How should we address the scientific, cultural, health, and social issues arising from climate change when there is uncertainty about its effects? Experts from around the world will meet in Bristol this month to discuss how best to respond to climate change in an uncertain world.
Young researchers become business innovators15 September 2014Seven researchers from the University of Bristol have been selected from hundreds of hopefuls to take part in a brand new programme that will offer them support to turn their ideas into commercial technology start-ups.