Honorary degrees awarded at Bristol University9 July 2003Bristol University is awarding Honorary degrees to two prominent people, Brigadier Hugh Pye and Sir Charles Pollard, at today's degree ceremonies in the Wills Memorial Building
Honorary degrees awarded at Bristol University8 July 2003Bristol University is awarding Honorary degrees to two prominent people, Dr Paul Magelli and Professor Raman Bedi at today's degree ceremonies in the Wills Memorial Building
Honorary degrees awarded at Bristol University7 July 2003Bristol University is awarding Honorary degrees to Professor Sir Paul Nurse, Professor Glynis Breakwell and Professor Sir Gabriel Horn at degree ceremonies in the Wills Memorial Building today.
New summer school to boost learning in Bristol4 July 2003A host of well-known personalities will take part in an innovative summer school at Clifton College in Bristol next week (7-12 July), which is aimed at encouraging young people from across the city to progress into post-16 education and training.
Jekyll and Hyde in the heart2 July 2003The cause and prevention of a potential killer in the heart will be investigated by a team of scientists at Bristol University, thanks to an award of £670,000 from the British Heart Foundation.
Science shorts1 July 2003A summary review of some science that recently hit the headlines, covering such diverse subject matter as superconductors and the Prisoner's Dilemma.
Royal Society shaken by earthquake30 June 2003The Royal Society will be shaken by the El Centro earthquake tomorrow, when the secret ingredients of the El Centro cocktail are shaken to perfection on an earthquake-shaking table at this year's Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition (1-3 July).
Science and Medicine open their doors27 June 2003Hundreds of school pupils with an interest in studying science or medicine will be visiting the University on Monday, June 30 for the Science and Medicine Open Day.
Diet important for children's bones25 June 2003The foods our children eat in early life affects the health of their skeleton in later childhood, according to research revealed at the Ninth Bath Conference on Osteoporosis.
Movers and shakers25 June 2003The Bristol Laboratory for Advanced Dynamics Engineering (BLADE) has beaten off strong competition to be selected to take part in the Royal Society's prestigious Summer Science Exhibition.
How global warming affected life on earth19 June 2003A mere six degrees of global warming was enough to wipe out up to 95% of the species which were alive on earth at the end of the Permian period, 251 million years ago.
University reviews admissions procedures19 June 2003In the interests of greater transparency and consistency, the University of Bristol has reviewed its procedures for admitting undergraduate students.
Dating the Tree of Life - a cautionary tale13 June 2003Current assumptions about dating the 'tree of life' are questioned by scientists from the University of Bristol and the University of California at Irvine, in an article published in 'Science', today.
Weekend opening for Botanic Garden12 June 2003The University of Bristol's Botanic Garden will open its gates to visitors as part of the National Garden Scheme Open Day on Sunday, June 22.
Share your views on Sports Centre sculpture11 June 2003The University of Bristol is commissioning a sculpture to be placed outside the Centre for Sport, Exercise and Health on Tyndall Avenue, and would like your views.
£1/2 million boost for Earth Sciences10 June 2003Bristol University's Department of Earth Sciences has been awarded more than half a million pounds in grant money from the National Environment Research Council (NERC).
Bristol sports team win gold in the United States9 June 2003Scientists at the University of Bristol have been awarded £1.2 million by an American research agency to study children's exercise and activity levels - and the connection with weight problems
Old Vic Exhibition opening6 June 2003The Friends of the University of Bristol Theatre Collection had their Annual Open Evening at the official opening of the summer exhibition, The A-Z of Bristol Old Vic, last night.
Cracking crime street by street5 June 2003How a person's fear and risk of crime is affected by where they live will be explored at a conference 'Understanding Crime and the Neighbourhood' in Bristol on Friday 6 June.
Why does time fly when you're having fun?3 June 2003The chemical and psychological factors involved in the fascinating phenomenon of the brain's conception of time will be explored in a public lecture at this year's Cheltenham Festival of Science.
Bristol Old Vic from A to Z2 June 2003Stars who made their debut on the stage of the Bristol Old Vic are the subject of this year's summer exhibition at the University of Bristol Theatre Collection.
New chancellor nominated23 May 2003The Right Honourable Lady Justice Hale, DBE, appeal court judge and distinguished legal scholar, looks set to become the University of Bristol's next Chancellor.
New Centre for Child Health opens20 May 2003The Centre for Child and Adolescent Health, a unique collaborative venture between the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England (UWE), was opened today by Professor Eric Thomas, Vice-Chancellor of Bristol University and Alfred Morris, Vice-Chancellor of UWE.
Health effect of passive smoking still under dispute16 May 2003The impact of environmental tobacco smoke on health remains under dispute, writes Professor George Davey Smith of the Department of Social Medicine in an editorial in the British Medical Journal today.
Chaos theory explains origin of new moons15 May 2003How small bodies such as moons switch from orbiting the Sun to orbiting a planet - one of the outstanding problems of planetary science - has been explained by scientists at the universities of Bristol and Utah State.
New e-science centre in Bristol13 May 2003Bristol University has been selected to host one of the Government's new Regional e-Science Centres of Excellence, with collaborators at the University of the West of England and Exeter University.
Good news for working mums12 May 2003Guilt-ridden working mothers may find reassurance in new research revealed today. The findings indicate that, at the age of three, there is no difference in activity levels or emotional development between children who attend day care and those who are cared for at home.