Bristol plays a starring role online4 October 2004Bristol University has played a key role in the planning and production of online learning resources to accompany BBC One's new flagship series called British Isles: A Natural History.
A p-p-passion for penguins4 October 2004An interactive workshop, entitled 'A passion for penguins' will be given by physicist Dr Peter Barham as part of Bristol Festival of Nature during half term on Friday 22 October.
Free public lectures over lunch4 October 2004The causes of air pollution, climate change and the evolution of movement, are just some of the themes of a series of free public lectures starting next week by Bristol University academics.
New home for a national treasure28 September 2004The archive of one of the great designers of ballet, opera, theatre, television and film of the late 20th century has been donated by her husband, Sir Roy Strong, to the University of Bristol Theatre Collection. Julia Trevelyan Oman's archive, once described as a "national treasure", covers her entire career.
Spend a weekend with a fun-gi27 September 2004Discover the bizarre world of fungi on an identification weekend taking place in Leigh Woods and Ashton Court next month.
Festival of language learning20 September 2004Around 200 sixth-form students from local state secondary schools will join academics at Bristol University's School of Modern Languages for the second Festival of Language Learning.
Sylvester's adventures in sign language17 September 2004Sylvester, the cartoon cat, and a system of signing developed by deaf Nicaraguans are helping researchers learn about how language gains its fundamental structure.
New insight into Egyptian animal mummies17 September 2004The ancient Egyptians seem to have taken as much care with mummifying animals as they did humans, according to new research from the University of Bristol published in Nature this week.
Book launched on online information service provision13 September 2004'Online Information Service Provision in the Social Sciences: From practice to need, from need to service', co-edited by Drs Neil Jacobs and Lesly Huxley in the University's Institute for Learning and Research Technology, was launched last week.
New study of children's behaviour problems7 September 2004A new study of children's behaviour problems has come to the conclusion that there is no discernible link with the three-in-one vaccine now being phased out in the UK.
Pioneering conference on miscarriages of justice1 September 2004Sir Ludovic Kennedy; Paddy Hill (of the Birmingham six); Mike O'Brien (of the Cardiff Newsagent Three); and Robert Brown, who spent 25 years wrongfully imprisoned, will be alongside renowned international academics speaking at a press conference at the University of Bristol on September 2.
Why high-performing NHS hospitals are often in the north of England27 August 2004NHS hospitals in the North of England are performing better on the new star ratings system than those in the South. According to new research from the Centre for Market and Public Organisation (CMPO), based at the University of Bristol, the explanation lies in regional differences in the gap between wages in the private and public sectors.
School to have a sporting day out24 August 2004Up to 200 Year 7 pupils from Fairfield School, Montpelier, will join Bristol University students and staff for an all-action programme of sporting fun.
New from the International Journal of Epidemiology23 August 2004Possible links between anxiety and heart disease are explored in the latest edition of the International Journal of Epidemiology. Other papers include studies on asthma and heart disease, and the possible health risks of mercury-based dental amalgam.
Unveiling of body and mind sculpture19 August 2004A big box outside Bristol University's Centre for Sport, Exercise and Health is hiding a sculpture, which will be unveiled on Thursday, August 19. Ex-England and Gloucestershire cricketer and artist, Jack Russell, will unveil the sculpture.
Undergraduate admissions19 August 2004The University received nearly 32,000 applications for the 3,100 home-funded undergraduate places available across the full range of subjects from this October. The University's continuing popularity is due to its international reputation for quality and its location in this vibrant city.
New drug discovery and development alliance11 August 2004A Bristol University spin-out company has formed an exciting new alliance with BioFocus plc, a world leader in collaborative drug discovery, to focus on diseases of nerve injury and pain.
Bristol scientists win top chemistry awards5 August 2004Five chemists from the University of Bristol have been awarded prestigious prizes by the Royal Society of Chemistry. A sixth chemist has won the Royal Society's prestigious Rumford Medal.