Come and meet Bristol's very own dinosaur13 September 2002People of all ages will have a chance to meet Thecodontosaurus, Bristol's very own dinosaur, this Saturday [September 14] as part of Doors Open Day in the Wills Memorial Building, Queen's Road, Bristol.
English and the public world31 July 2002David Punter, newly appointed Professor of English, argues why it is important to study English. This is an extract from his highly amusing but deadly serious lecture.
Grow your own diamonds31 July 2002Paul May and Mike Ashfold, at the University's School of Chemistry, grow their own diamonds.
Caribbean uncovered30 July 2002In recent years there has been an important change of emphasis in Archaeological research towards documenting the 'Modern' world. Mark Horton and Dan Hicks from the University's Department of Archaeology describe the new 'historical archaeology' through their search for early English settlements in the Caribbean.
Spinning out the middleware30 July 2002Sitting on a gold mine of intellectual property rights, universities are keen to form spin-out companies to exploit their riches.
Looking at the little and large30 July 2002The microscope and telescope are two of the most potent symbols of science. Both became central to the Scientific Revolution that occurred during the seventeenth century, but the instruments in use today would hardly be recognised by those early pioneers.
Citizenship education what does it mean?30 July 2002All maintained secondary schools in England are required to include 'citizenship' as part of the National Curriculum from August 2002. But what does that really mean?